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Celebrate good times, come on (Let's celebrate)

This May, CodeWeavers will celebrate its 22nd Birthday! That's right folks, we've been around for 22 years. It's time to celebrate! We will be taking the month to share with you an abundance of special offers (sign up here to stay in the know), a glance at the different facets of our corporate culture, fun facts a CrossOver macOS and Linux release and maybe a cake (who am I kidding, of course there will be cake). So stay tuned, you never know what might pop up this month. It's gonna be fun!

So bring your good times and your laughter too
We gonna celebrate your party with you

Come on now!

Some companies celebrate employee milestones with cupcakes, some get a special parking spot, some might get lunch with the boss, some might be blessed with company apparel. Some might be called to a ‘Thank You’ meeting, some might get a certificate of achievement, some might get a handwritten note, some might get their picture on a wall of fame.

CodeWeavers is not like ‘some’ company. Since its inception, CodeWeavers marks the passage of 5 years of service to the company by donating $500 to the employee’s charity of choice. As we prepare this month to celebrate CodeWeavers 22nd birthday, I present to you some of the philanthropic causes that are near and dear to the hearts of the CodeWeavers people. Feeling generous? I encourage you to donate to one of our causes.

Land Stewardship Project
Why is this charity important to you? The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) is a grassroots nonprofit organization intent on fostering an ethic of stewardship for farmland, to promote sustainable agriculture, and to develop healthy communities. It's important to me because where our food comes from and how we respect the land matters. Donate Now!

Doctors Without Borders
Why is this charity important to you? They are making a direct difference by providing medical care to people in the most desperate of situations. Donate Now!

Mozilla Foundation
Why is this charity important to you?  Because they help keep the Internet open and accessible. Donate Now!

Ronald McDonald House
Why is this charity important to you?  When you're not living near a tertiary hospital, having a seriously ill child can be financially prohibitive. RMHC allows families to focus on the child and not be burdened by the cost of staying in an expensive city or having to commute back and forth for hours each day. My wife works at a children's hospital and sees first hand the benefits it brings to needy families. RHMC has a presence in 64 countries and has helped millions of families. Donate Now!

Bethany Academy
Why is this charity important to you?  Bethany Academy is my daughter's private Christian school. I believe a Christian based education is important in her development as a person.  Bethany Academy is a small school that is making Christian education affordable for all families that seek that option for their children. Donate Now!

ACLU-MN Foundation
Why is this charity important to you? Protecting free speech, voting rights, religious freedom, and other civil liberties improves the life of every Minnesotan. Donate Now!

Hope International
Why is this charity Important to you? People in developing countries have little or no access to formal financial services. These people, like everyone else, need a diverse range of financial services to run their businesses, build assets, smooth consumption and manage risks. Hope International provides poverty alleviation through training, saving services and loans that restore dignity and break the cycle of poverty and build thriving marketplaces. In the last five years, approximately 98 percent of loans in the HOPE network have been repaid. Donate Now!

Five Element Martial Arts and Healing Center
Why is this charity important to you? Five Element Martial Arts and Healing Center is dedicated to the empowerment of all people through martial arts, wellness, personal safety and self-defense training so we may have a more peaceful community and planet. Teaching minority and under represented people in our community confidence and self-empowering techniques not only are their lives enriched but so are the lives of all in the community around them. Primarily targeting communities such as women, ethnic minorities, lower income and LGBTQ+ a safe space is created where they can learn skills whose effect extend beyond just the individual student making the whole world safer. I am a teacher and board member there and strongly support their mission and principles. Donate Now!

About Jana Schmid
Jana has been working in the marketing profession for over 15 years. She joined the CodeWeavers marketing department in 2010 and has earned oddities such as the Margaritaville Tahiti Frozen Concoction Maker and a lifetime supply of sparkling water for her performance as Marketing Director. Contact Jana at and learn more about her professional accomplishments on LinkedIn.

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