SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick-off the next 100 years of service to the local community, more than 300 volunteers from KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, are donating their time and talents today to help San Francisco Bay Area nonprofits.
Part of a year-long series of activities celebrating the 100th anniversary of KPMG's San Francisco office, the Centennial Day of Service highlights KPMG's historical and ongoing commitment to support the communities where its people work and live.
Today, KPMG San Francisco partners and employees are restoring habitat at Golden Gate Park and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, helping Habitat For Humanity build a condominium, providing career guidance as part of the Women's Initiative for Self Employment, sorting and packaging food at the San Francisco and Alameda food banks, and serving as classroom assistants at St. Vincent's Day Home, to name a few.
"As we celebrate our 100 years of service to San Francisco, we continue to recognize and are humbled by the challenges that community and arts organizations face every day in order to maintain facilities and provide services for their constituencies," said KPMG San Francisco Managing Partner Debbie Messemer. "The Centennial Day of Service is one way we can help, and celebrate our long and rich history of this office's commitment to our community."
The organizations benefiting from KPMG volunteers today are the San Francisco and Alameda food banks, Diabetic Youth Foundation, Exploratorium, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, Golden Gate Park, Habitat for Humanity, Junior Achievement, Mission Neighborhood Centers, Operation S.A.M., St. Vincent's Day Home, Sunny Hills Services, Trinity Lutheran Infant Care and Pre-School, Women's Initiative, and YMCA.
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SOURCE KPMG LLP