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International Committee of the Red Cross

TaskRabbit Supports ICRC Aid in Ukraine

TaskRabbit is committed to supporting the International Committee of the Red Cross and its humanitarian efforts in service of the people affected by the war in Ukraine. Your support will help cover medical aid, food, water, and relief items, among many other efforts. Please join us – 100% of donations go to people in need. Here’s how it works: TaskRabbit will donate $1 for every task booked through March 31 TaskRabbit will match $1 for every customer who donates $1 through March 31 (via mobile and desktop web only)* TaskRabbit will match employee donations of varying amounts* through March 31 Our donation partner: International Committee of the Red Cross International Committee of the Red Cross water engineers and doctors aim to help more than 3 million people access clean water and improve the living conditions of more than 66,000 whose homes have been damaged by heavy fighting. The International Committee of the Red Cross – together with its partners in the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – remains active in Ukraine, saving and protecting …

Black History Month: What It Means To Us

Every February, we celebrate Black History Month. It’s a time when people of all backgrounds can stop to appreciate the significance of Black culture, both in the United States and around the world.   Black History Month’s first iteration began in February 1926 with Carter G. Woodson, a man now known as the “father of Black history.” Originally, he chose February as a time to celebrate because it coincided with the birth dates of social reformer Frederick Douglass and US President Abraham Lincoln, both of whom played a significant role in ending slavery. In the years since, Black History Month has evolved to become a time to teach people about the countless — and all-too-often forgotten — accomplishments of Black individuals since the African Diaspora.  During the slave trade era, African families were dispersed to different states, nations, and continents, leading to today’s global presence of Black individuals and their many accompanying societal contributions. This year’s Black History Month theme, “Black Health and Wellness,” builds upon this historical backdrop as it celebrates the legacy not just …

Spotlight: Women Who Task

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating strong women at work, no matter their job or office — especially the amazing Taskers who make life easier for people around the world.