QuickStart Intelligence Takes Gives Back Making Charitable Donations Locally and Abroad

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QuickStart Intelligence, a leading provider of IT and Microsoft training courses, proudly donates time and resources to the Boys and Girls Club as well as and HOLA (Hearts of Los Angeles) and NetHope.

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We are so proud to be involved with each of these worthy causes.

QuickStart Intelligence, the largest Microsoft Gold Learning Partner in the western United States, is proud to donate time and resources to the Boys and Girls Club, the Hearts of Los Angeles (HOLA) and NetHope. Through a series of charitable outreach programs QuickStart hopes to share their success and provide valuable IT training and resources to those in need.

Founded in 1988, QuickStart Intelligence is revered as one of the top providers of IT and Microsoft training courses in the western United States. Today QuickStart boasts eight learning centers throughout the region, as well as a variety of online courses, enabling them to enrich the careers of students throughout the United States. Offering a diverse course catalog with classes for students of all skill levels and technical disciplines, QuickStart has successfully advanced the careers of thousands of talented professionals nationwide.

In an effort to give back QuickStart has recently donated computers to the Boys and Girls Club of Irvine as well as the Hearts of Los Angeles (HOLA). Both organizations received used, refurbished computers from QuickStart Learning Centers. The computers were used to teach center participants how to use modern technology and a few lucky youngsters were even given computers to take home.

In another effort to empower those in need, QuickStart is working with NetHope to provide valuable IT training to aspiring professionals in Haiti. The training is designed to give these professionals the resources and knowledge they will need to help build a modern technological infrastructure in the wake of the 2010 Haitian earthquake. QuickStart’s own Mark Wheatley will be training a class of 35 in Haiti for the NetHope Academy September 19-31. This special class of students will complete a 5 month NetHope Internship program in hopes to break into the IT field.

“We are so proud to be involved with each of these worthy causes,” said Justin Slagle, Director of Business Development for QuickStart. “It is an honor and a privilege to empower those in need through education.”

The entire QuickStart team has banned together to make these donations possible. They hope to have many more opportunities in the future to provide resources and IT training to those who need them most. Look for more exciting developments to come out of QuickStart as the thriving company works to share their success and jumpstart the careers of talented young professionals.

About QuickStart

QuickStart Intelligence, headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a leading provider of IT training solutions with locations throughout the western United States. For 23 years, over 200,000 IT professionals throughout the world have come to QuickStart as their source for IT technical and developer training. One of the largest privately held Microsoft Gold Learning Partners in the United States, QuickStart Intelligence has been recognized for an unprecedented three times as Microsoft's Worldwide Partner of the Year in Learning Solutions. For more information, visit http://www.quickstart.com.

About NetHope

NetHope is a Microsoft training non-profit organization that supports third world countries. With large support from Microsoft learning and generous Microsoft Certified Trainers, who donate their time; NetHope is changing the world through technological training and education. For more information, visit http://www.nethope.org.

About the Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club is a non-profit organization serving children in communities throughout the Unite States. Through recreation and companionship the Boys and Girls Club works to instill a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence in the children they serve. Today the Boys and Girls Club serves 4.1 million people, in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and on U.S. military installations around the world. For more information, visit http://www.bgca.org.

About HOLA

The Hearts of Los Angeles (HOLA) is a non-profit offering free and exceptional after-school programming in academics, arts and athletics to thousands of underserved and at-risk youth. Serving more than 1,700 youngsters, HOLA works to inspire and empower Los Angeles’ at-risk youth through education and recreation. To learn more visit http://www.heartofla.org.

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