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SKOUT Feeds 20K Hungry People In Food Bank Partnership

Apps, For a Cause
"Virtual gifting within our app is very popular and we enjoy creating ways to leverage this feature to make a difference in our local community... We're excited to partner with the SF-Marin Food Bank and give back to the community where we live and work," were the enthusiastic words that Christian Wiklund had about the launch of a free service SKOUT is now offering through the SF-Marin Food Bank. This important charity feeds over 20,000 of the most needy. Mr. Wiklund is the CEO and co-founder of SKOUT, a company that has had a very popular social connection app for smartphones that has been out for a few years now. Both his company and the food bank are based in San Francisco. SKOUT is also the name of the application, available world wide to assist everyone with increasing the size and...

Supporting Autism Research With Sanjay Shah

Autism Awareness, For a Cause
Autism rocks is a charity based on the research and donations related to the neurological condition, autism. It was created by Sanjay Shah in 2014 and has been a successful endeavor. He recently became passionate about autism after he was told his son had autism in 2011. They took him to a team of doctors and found that it was autism and he wanted to do as much as he could to help his son. Initially he wanted to just fix the problem but soon found that is not something he is able to do. He thought the next best thing would be to start a fundraising project and help raise money for the cause. He founded a brokerage firm called Solo Capital which has put him in a good financial position and he was able to ensure his son receives the best help possible, however, Shah understands that not ever...