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Box Announces International Rescue Committee and Think of Us as BoxWorks 2018 Social Impact Partners


Nine additional nonprofits named as Fund Grant Recipients

Today at BoxWorks 2018, Box, Inc.(NYSE:BOX),a
leader in cloud content management, announced the International
Rescue Committee
 (IRC) and Think
of Us
 as its BoxWorks 2018 Social Impact Partners. The company also
announced nine additional Fund grant recipients.

"We are incredibly excited to honor the IRC and Think of Us at BoxWorks
this year and support their missions," said Bryan Breckenridge,
Executive Director of "For Box, teaming up with and empowering
social impact organizations world-wide is a reflection of who we are as
company. And giving back through the Fund has enabled us to
expand our philanthropic aspirations."

The BoxWorks 2018 Social Impact Partners

The IRC and Think of Us were honored today during the morning keynote at
BoxWorks as this year's Social Impact Partners. Both organizations
shared their missions, where they are making an impact helping refugees
around the world and empowering foster youth, while also demonstrating
how they are leveraging technology to achieve their goals. They also
received grants from the Fund, a donor-advised fund housed at Tides.
The fund was formed in March 2018 to support's nonprofit
capacity building and social impact investing aspirations. The IRC and
Think of Us represent the Fund's focus on giving back in three
major program areas: youth well-being, inclusion in tech and
humanitarian aid.

"An unprecedented number of people – 68.5 million— have been displaced
by conflict and persecution and they need our support more than ever
before," said Madeleine Fackler, chief information officer at the
International Rescue Committee. "The partnership and support we receive
from Box is critical in allowing the IRC to provide essential services
and programming that helps these individuals and their families reclaim
and rebuild their lives. We are grateful to Box and the commitment it
has shown to help solve what is the greatest humanitarian crisis of our

"Every year 28,000 young people are forced out of the foster care system
at 18 or 21 without being adopted or returning to their family of
origin. Navigating school, a first job and housing become very
difficult. It is an honor to partner with Box to ensure young people
aging out of foster care without family support have the tools required
to thrive both personally and professionally," said Sixto Cancel,
Founder of Think of Us. "The time, talent and treasure Box has brought
to Think of Us helps supercharge how foster youth manage the employment
process and find meaningful work." Fund Grant Recipients

Additionally, Box announced Girl Scouts of the USA, Team Rubicon Global,
Innovations for Learning, Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center, Boys &
Girls Club of the Peninsula, Full Circle Fund, Shanti Volunteer
Association, Team4Tech, and Pledge 1% as Fund recipients. The Fund has made over $115,000 in donations to date.

Giving Back Through
provides over 7,000 nonprofit organizations with the capacity-building
resources they need to innovate and fulfill their mission. In addition
to offering donated or discounted access to Box's cloud content
management software, builds nonprofit capacity through
employee-led volunteering and giving programs, coalition building and
good business practices. Over 850 Box employees are volunteering with or
donating to nonprofits like Year Up, Nethope, Think of Us, and
International Rescue Committee.

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About Box

Box (NYSE:BOX) is the cloud content management company that empowers
enterprises to revolutionize how they work by securely connecting their
people, information and applications. Founded in 2005, Box powers more
than 87,000 businesses globally and 69 percent of the Fortune 500,
including AstraZeneca, General Electric, P&G, and The GAP. Box is
headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United
States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit

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