The Great Give

Every year, Armanino closes its offices to deliver a day of hands-on volunteer service to community-based organizations and nonprofits through its annual Great Give event.

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The Great Give symbolizes the Armanino culture of teamwork and collaboration. For its employees, the Great Give is part of what makes the firm a great place to work because it provides an opportunity for each employee to take a day off and use it to give back to their own communities where they live and do business. In the process, each employee and the firm create closer ties and stronger bonds with the people and leaders of Bay Area communities.

Activities for the “Great Give” have ranged from building repairs and classroom teaching appearances to landscaping and serving food to the homeless.

Below are some of the nonprofits we have assisted in past years:

All Saints School
All Saints Catholic School is a kindergarten to eighth grade parish school with Dominican roots. They provide a faith-filled, safe, and nurturing environment in a community that celebrates its traditions and diversity.

American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.)
To nurture the art of live theater through dynamic productions, intensive actor training, and an ongoing engagement with its community.

Anka Behavioral Health
To eliminate the impact of behavioral health problems for all people.

Catholic Charities CYO
Founded in 1907 and rooted in faith traditions of charity and justice, Catholic Charities CYO supports families, aging and disabled adults, and youth through social services and opportunities for healthy growth and development.

Chartwell School
The mission of Chartwell School is to diagnostically educate students with specific learning variations in a way that provides them with the academic skill, confidence, creativity and perseverance necessary to meet the challenges of mainstream education and lifelong learning.

Dolores Street Community Services
Dolores Street Community Services works to prevent homelessness, create affordable housing, build community, and empower low-income residents of San Francisco.

The Family Giving Tree
The Family Giving Tree fulfills the exact holiday wish and provides backpacks filled with school supplies to children in need in local communities while inspiring the values of kindness, philanthropy and volunteerism.

Glide Meals Program
To create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity transforms lives and communities by helping families in need purchase or renovate their own homes.

Loaves & Fishes of Contra Costa
To feed the hungry of Contra Costa County by providing free meals at dining rooms in local communities where there is need.

MedShare
MedShare is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the environment and healthcare through the efficient recovery and redistribution of surplus medical supplies and equipment to underserved healthcare facilities in developing countries.

Portland Fruit Tree Project
To increase equitable access to healthy food and strengthen communities by empowering neighbors to share in the harvest and care of urban fruit trees.

Sacred Heart Community Service
Sacred Heart Community Service works to build a community free from poverty by creating hope, opportunity, and action. They provide essential services, empower people to improve their lives, advocate for justice, and inspire volunteers to love, serve, and share.

St. Cornelius School
St. Cornelius Catholic School, a ministry of St. Cornelius Church, instills the truths and values of the Roman Catholic Tradition. We are a K-8 elementary, co-educational and multicultural school serving families of all faiths in the urban area of Richmond, CA.

St. Leander School
St. Leander Catholic School, as part of the educational ministry of St. Leander Parish, provides a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade education serving a culturally rich and economically diverse community.

St. PatrickSchool
St. Patrick School provides a quality pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade education emphasizing the growth of the whole person in the Catholic tradition.  St. Patrick graduates students who are prepared to meet the challenges of the twenty first century and who have a commitment to peace, justice and service as taught in the Gospel.

St. Philip Neri School
A challenging, faith-centered curriculum guides and prepares students for academic excellence, spiritual growth, and dedication to service.

San Damiano Retreat
The mission of San Damiano Retreat is to provide a peaceful environment of natural beauty where spiritual renewal and growth may be sought by people of all faiths and backgrounds.

SHELTER, Inc. of Contra Costa County
The mission of SHELTER, Inc. is to provide and end homelessness by promoting self-sufficiency among low-income residents of Contra Costa County.