Every year Microsoft launches a giving campaign to encourage employees to give back to the community monetarily as well as via volunteerism.  Since 2005 the ‘soft has been matching employee donations dollar-for-dollar up to $12,000 per employee.  More than that, if I volunteer with an organization, that organization will get paid $17 for every hour I’m there.  Every year, Microsoft employees give hundreds of thousands to non-profit organizations (NPOs), and every dollar the employs give gets matched with a dollar from the company.  I personally think this is one of my biggest perks and benefits of working for the company.
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