Armanino Shuts Down Offices for a Day of Giving Back to the Community

San Ramon, California, UNITED STATES

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today that its eighth annual Great Give will take place on Thursday, May 26. This year’s event is expected to be the biggest in the program’s history, with 528 participants working on 33 projects across the country.  Since 2009, Armanino has donated nearly 15,000 hours of time through the Great Give and expects to give another 3,000 hours of service this year.  The yearly firm-wide community service event works with nonprofits to set up a variety of day-long philanthropic projects that serve the communities where employees live and work.

“The Great Give is one of the most popular events at the firm because it speaks to the values of our employees and the company,” said Andy Armanino, managing partner of Armanino LLP.  “The nonprofit organizations we volunteer with make a difference in our work and living communities all year-round, and to be a part of their missions is a great honor for all of us.”

“I never miss the Great Give, it’s one of my favorite events,” said Tina Ennis, senior consultant in outsourced finance and accounting.  “It’s one of my favorite events because I get to work with colleagues from different parts of the firm, and make lasting friendships while working together for a day to make a real impact for a worthy cause.”

To follow Armanino’s Great Give throughout the day, search #AHH_GreatGive on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.  To learn more about the Great Give and Armanino’s philanthropic programs click here

Employees from around the country will take on projects benefiting these groups:

San Francisco Bay Area:  Easter Seals Central California – Camp Harmon, St. Bonaventure Catholic Community, San Damiano Retreat, Kids Against Hunger, Tri-Valley YMCA, Eden Area YMCA, Sunflower Hill, Bay Area Children’s Theatre, Fred Finch Youth Center, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland Zoo – East Bay Zoological Society, Catholic Community of Pleasanton, St. David of Wales School, Saint Patrick School, MedShare, Bay Area Video Coalition, Peer Health Exchange, San Francisco AIDS Foundation, SF-Marin Food Bank, Family Supportive Housing, Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, Humane Society Silicon Valley, Sacred Heart Community Services, Montalvo Arts Center

Los Angeles Area: Child Development Institute – Early Learning Center, Assistance League of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Mission, The Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House, New Horizons

San Diego: San Diego Food Bank

Portland, Oregon: The Nature Conservancy

Naperville, Illinois: Morton Arboretum and the Buddy Poppy Program

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Armanino LLP ( is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California and one of the largest in the United States. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, 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 its division – AMF Media Group ( a media and communications services agency. Its affiliates include Intersect Capital (, an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management firm, and The Brenner Group (, an Armanino company dedicated to interim CFO and permanent placement services and a comprehensive suite of specialized financial and management services.