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Join CBRE and Fairway Technologies to Make Austin GiveCamp a Success for Local Nonprofits

February 19, 2019
Join Austin GiveCamp March 29 - 31, 2019 to provide technology and marketing solutions for local nonprofits. (Graphic: Business Wire)

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--With the help of sponsorships from Fairway Technologies and CBRE, Austin GiveCamp, a weekend-long event where tech and marketing professionals donate their time to provide solutions for local nonprofits, is scheduled for March 29-31, 2019.

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Join Austin GiveCamp March 29 - 31, 2019 to provide technology and marketing solutions for local nonprofits. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Austin GiveCamp currently has 10 nonprofits and 40 volunteers set to participate. However, the organization is looking for more nonprofit participants and volunteers with tech and marketing skills, as well as food donations to keep participants fed over the weekend.

The Austin chapter of GiveCamp has been organized by Fairway Technologies’ Business Solutions Architect Ben Heebner since 2015. He said: “Each year I run this event, I learn about amazing new nonprofits that are helping the community in some unique way I’ve never heard about before. I am thrilled to continue to give our assistance to these deserving organizations who provide so much to our community.”

Austin GiveCamp will be held at CBRE’s downtown Austin office (500 W. 2 nd Street, 14 th floor, Austin, TX 78701) over the weekend of March 29-31. Prior to the weekend, Austin GiveCamp will host a meet and greet on March 26 th for nonprofits and volunteers.

Timothy Donohue, Vice President of CBRE, commented, “CBRE is happy to champion for the success of Austin GiveCamp. We recognize the value of philanthropic contributions to help the participating technology companies provide support to the nonprofits. Overall, CBRE serves with an altruistic purpose and is happy to support technology companies, especially since our clients, who contribute to our success, are heavily technology focused.”

Organizer Ben Heebner said: “GiveCamp is always fun with more people. If you are on the fence at all about signing up, just do it. It’ll be a weekend you remember for a long time.”

If you would like to volunteer, sign up to be a nonprofit, or donate food or funds to support the weekend, contact ben@austingivecamp.org or visit www.austingivecamp.org.

About Austin GiveCamp:

The coding-for-charity idea was originally hatched by Chris Koenig, Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, in 2007 as a way to channel the raw energy of software developers to benefit a local community. Since that initial spark, local GiveCamp chapters have sprung up across the nation. Each event is organized by the local chapter. Since 2015, Ben Heebner has spearheaded the annually hosted Austin GiveCamp to provide much needed services to local nonprofits.

About CBRE:

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #207 in 2018. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for seven years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2019. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”

CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.

About Fairway Technologies:

Fairway Technologies provides strategic consulting services and end-to-end technology solutions to solve the world’s toughest business challenges. From Fortune 50 multinational companies to startups, our innovative engagement model focuses on your company’s needs, helping to cut costs and freeing your team to innovate. Fairway’s 100% US-based team has decades of experience crafting elegant and effective technology solutions to make your business thrive.

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CONTACT: Austin GiveCamp

Ben Heebner

Lead Organizer



Timothy Donohue

Vice President


https://www.cbre.comFairway Technologies

Michelle Woodward

Marketing Director





SOURCE: Austin GiveCamp

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