Armanino 'Great Give' Day of Service is May 23

More Than 9,000 Hours of Community Service Since 2009

San Ramon, California, UNITED STATES

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ArmaninoLLP, the 29th largest accounting and business consulting firm in the nation and the largest based in California, announced it will close all of its offices this Thursday, May 23rd, and donate 2200 hours of staff time sending 272 employees out to volunteer a full day of service to 23 organizations during the firm's "Great Give" day of community service.

Employees from Armanino's three Bay Area offices, Portland and Chicago offices will paint, garden, perform data entry, work with animals, pour cement, clear brush, spend time with elderly citizens and children and build or finish small structures.

Since 2009, the Armanino workforce has donated a total of approximately 9,000 hours of community service to more than 100 nonprofit organizations ranging from local schools, assisted living communities, and animal shelters to food banks, homeless shelters, parks and many other community organizations.

"Giving back is one of the foundations of our culture at Armanino," notes Managing Partner Andy Armanino. "Nonprofit organizations are a major practice area within our firm and so we are quite familiar with their ongoing need for volunteer support. This is one of the many ways in which we support the nonprofits that keep our communities vital and capable of supporting all kinds of people from all walks of life."

This year, 20 organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area and 3 organizations in the Portland and Chicago area will host and receive Armanino volunteers during The Great Give event. These include the following San Francisco Bay Area organizations:

Aim High for High School, San Francisco; Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., Concord; Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency, Berkeley; Family Giving Tree, Milpitas; Golden Heritage Living, San Jose; Lincoln Child Center, Oakland; Meals on Wheels, San Francisco; Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga; Monument Crisis Center, Concord; OnLok Lifeways, San Francisco; San Damiano Retreat Center, Danville; Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek; Silicon Valley Education Foundation, San Jose; SonRise Equestrian Foundation, Castro Valley; St. Jarlath Catholic School, Oakland; St. Joan of Arc Parish, San Ramon; St. John the Baptist Catholic School, El Cerrito; St. Leander Catholic School, San Leandro; St. Perpetua's Garden of Learning, Lafayette; and the Women's Initiative for Self-Employment, Oakland. In the Portland area The Nature Conservancy and in the Chicago Area Loaves & Fishes and Feed My Starving Children.

NOTE to Editors: Media representatives are welcome to come to any of Armanino's volunteer sites, take photos or video or audio and interview volunteers or visit our hashtag #ArmaninoGreatGive. For more information about Armanino's Great Give, go to To make arrangements, contact Curt Olsen at AMF Media Group at 925.790.2620 office or at 415.283.8017 mobile and via email at

About ArmaninoLLP

Armanino LLP ( is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm in California and the 29th largest firm in the United States. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, consulting and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. The firm helps clients adapt and change in every stage of business from start-up through rapid growth to the sale of a company. Armanino emphasizes smart technology; leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. Armanino extends its global services to more than 100 countries through its membership in Moore Stephens International Limited – one of the world's major accounting and consulting membership organizations. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates two other divisions – AMF Media Group ( and Financial Horizons (