CRM Science Joins Pledge One Percent; Fights Multiple Sclerosis
CRM Science is committed to not only solving Salesforce puzzles, but also the serious sort that affect our world, our family, and our friends. To this point we’re announcing our partnership with Pledge 1%, to give a minimum of 1% of equity, product and employee time to helping our communities. We have partnered with Salesforce and Friends to fight Multiple Sclerosis by sponsoring $20,000 worth of donation matching. This doubles the impact of donated dollars by friends and family of Salesforce employees, and other Salesforce partner company participants, that are riding in Bike MS events throughout the year, across the United States. We will be joining the Salesforce and Friends team in San Francisco for the Waves To Wine ride this September 24-25th. It’s a practical way we can rally together in with the greatest software company and community ecosystem and help folks get real research dollars into the hands of the lab coats that are creating the cures for MS right now.
We’ve all had the fortunate opportunity to hear about Salesforce.org, formerly known as Salesforce Foundation, and how Salesforce’s effort to spearhead accelerate a shared vision around integrating philanthropy into businesses around the world. The Pledge 1% program encourages and challenges individuals and companies to pledge 1% of equity, product and employee time for their communities, because pledging a small portion of future success can have a huge impact on tomorrow. We’ve found that the Pledge 1% team really does offer easy tools and best practices, that made it a painless process for our company to incorporate philanthropy into our business model. If you’re company has been floating the idea of formalizing the philanthropic efforts, learn more and look at taking the pledge, by visiting www.pledge1percent.org.
As we mentioned above, CRM Science has joined Salesforce and Friends to fight Multiple Sclerosis by sponsoring and participating in the MS: Waves to Wine Ride September 24th and 25th in San Francisco. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.
The Salesforce Waves to Wine efforts have helped fund new therapies targeted to either slow, stop, or ultimately repair the damage done to individuals living with MS.
Facts About MS Research:
• 60 years ago there were NO therapies.
• 10 years ago there were 4.
• Today there are 16!
Currently, people with MS are living improved lives as a result of scientists making breakthroughs at a record pace. A significant portion of this progress is happening in San Francisco at UCSF, funded by your donations.
CRM Science Giving Back
CRM Science is sponsoring four "Dollar for Dollar" fund matching challenges! We've made this possible through our partnership with the Salesforce Waves to Wine team. The first challenge began Monday (3/21) and ran for about a week. Donations made or received to the Salesforce Waves To Wine Team were matched up to the first $5,000! The second challenge began Sunday, (5/15) and will ram until it was exhausted in a few short days! The third donation match began Monday (7/25) and likewise will go as long as this round of $5,000 lasts!
"We are fortunate to be part of the Salesforce business ecosystem that supports giving to charitable causes. Joining Pledge 1% gives CRM Science a platform to do good and share our success. In addition to providing paid volunteer time off and discounts to our nonprofit clients, we’re thankful for the chance to contribute financially to fighting MS through the Salesforce and Friends Waves to Wine Bike Ride Team. A team of us at CRM Science, will be cycling 175 miles in the ride this September 24th and 25th.” -Ami Assayag, Founder CRM Science