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A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go along to the Sydney Wine Gala, a fundraiser for the major charity that the Atlassian Foundation supports, Room to Read. I'm never 100% sure what to expect at these type of events, but this one was exhilarating and positive: in less than 15 minutes, the room raised over 3 million Australian dollars for needy children in the developing world. How do you raise millions in minutes? Read on...

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Playing “hunger games” in Amsterdam for Room To Read

Recently some colleagues and I at Atlassian's Amsterdam office got to thinking about how privileged we are to have some of the best local food in our very own kitchen. Not just that...it's free of cost! We feel very blessed for this, and although we can't stop boasting about it to our family and friends, there's always a feeling in the back of our minds that not everyone is as lucky as we are...

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Being the change we seek in San Francisco

Through the Atlassian Foundation, we are committed to advancing humanity through the power of education and software. We look at this in a very global way through our partnership with Room to Read - since 2009, we’ve donated over $3M to support girls' education in Asia. Increasingly, we’re looking closer to home, too. We’re committed to making a difference in, and deepening our ties with, the communities we call home. Toward this end we’re proud to announce that, in San Francisco, we’re

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The Atlassian Foundation's Make a Diff platform is almost ready to launch, but we need your help. Make a Diff is an online crowdsourcing platform that connects technology volunteers with nonprofit organizations to convert ideas into successful charitable projects. Here's how it works: Nonprofits list projects such as website development, document management, software customization, or project roadmapping, and with the help of a volunteer "project champion", manage their project and related

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Atlassian seeks to advance humanity through the power of software. While our products continue to further us down this road, the Atlassian Foundation takes the mission a step further with the addition of four words: The power of education. Believing deeply in this transformative power of education, the Foundation chooses to support initiatives with education at their core both globally and locally. One of our local San Francisco partnerships, Students Rising Above (SRA), has helped us achieve

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Did you know?  The Atlassian Foundation has donated over $3.9 million to various charities. All proceeds from our fully featured 10-user JIRA starter licenses go to Room to Read, which promotes literacy and gender equality in education throughout the developing world.  Every Atlassian employee is given five days of volunteer leave.  At Atlassian, we believe in giving back. And good issue tracking. Nothing is more fun than when we get to do both.  The Atlassian Foundation's

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