Community Outreach Committee

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Community Outreach is pleased to share information about on-going Silicon Valley volunteer opportunities:

  • Volunteer Center of Silicon Valleyhttp://www.vcsv.us/index.shtml  Connects volunteers with community needs and promote volunteerism in Santa Clara County and the greater Silicon Valley. 
  • One Brickhttp://siliconvalley.onebrick.org/ Supports community organizations by creating a unique, social and flexible volunteer environment for those interested in making a concrete difference in the community. 

Volunteer Information within the cities that comprise Silicon Valley:

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Call to Action

As one of the largest and most active of the GBTA member organizations representing one of the most dynamic business travel environments in the world, our organization has stepped up to a leadership position.  No matter what our business issues are, we know we are lucky to have them, when the issues of so many adults and children revolve around a safe place to sleep, decent clothes, something to eat, adequate medical care and a school that can focus on learning; not how to dodge bullets and gang wars. And yes, sometimes even a little fun that can lighten the burden.

The Community Outreach Committee recognizes that with demanding professional and personal lives, it is hard for all of us to find time for “just one more thing”.  But we believe because the needs are so great and SVBTA members are generous and talented, you will find a way to support charitable activities.   The Committee is striving to offer a broad range of opportunities and we welcome new ideas. 

The Community Outreach Committee was established in the Spring of 2011 to provide direction for SVBTA’s support of non-profits in the Bay Area.  Within the broad guidelines set by the SVBTA membership it is the Committee’s responsibility to determine a non-profit’s suitability for the Outreach program through research and direct contact. Once an organization has been approved, committee members then work with the Public Relations Committee and the Technology Committee to present the needs of the non-profit through web-links, postings on SVBTA websites, meeting presentations and other communication channels. 

The most exciting aspect of the Outreach Committee is it is still evolving. Members have the opportunity to help shape how SVBTA conducts its charitable giving in a socially meaningful and responsible manner.   And becoming directly involved in helping others is fun and personally rewarding. Committee membership is open to all SVBTA members and we hope you will join us.    Please send your contact information to community@svbta.org.

We look forward to meeting you. Thank you for your support.

The Community Outreach Committee

Community Outreach Committee
Community Outreach Director

Michele Wilson, GTP
Hunter World Travel
1540 Hervey Lane
San Jose , CA 95125
925-271-8838

e-mail: community@svbta.org
Community Outreach Committee

Denise Zohr
Rosewood Sand Hill
2825 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park , CA 94025
650-561-1538

e-mail: denise.zohr@rosewoodhotels.com