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April Fools! Learn more about the organizations that helped make TaskRABBITS happen

In the 10+ years that TaskRabbit has been around, one fun thing we’ve learned is how much our community loves animals. That’s why this April Fools’ Day we decided to spark a little laughter and cheer by orchestrating a playful prank where we introduced a new service called “TaskRABBITS”. While this service wasn’t real, we hope all the adorable bunny photos brought a smile to your face.  Now that the fun and games have come to an end, we want to highlight the real bunny heroes— our partner organizations and some of the top rabbit advocates in the US and UK. Keep reading to learn more about these amazing organizations, their missions, and a few important bunny facts that may surprise you. The House Rabbit Society, based in Richmond CA, is an international nonprofit animal welfare organization working to rescue abandoned rabbits. The main focus of their work is to find these rabbits permanent homes and through education, help people better understand these animals and reduce the number of unwanted rabbits. The Los Angeles Rabbit …

TaskRabbit Announces New Women Leaders on Senior Leadership Team

TaskRabbit is thrilled to announce the recent addition of three amazing women to its senior leadership team, and is proud to share that women leaders now make up 75% of its Senior Leadership Team.  Last fall, Ania Smith joined TaskRabbit as CEO bringing a wealth of experience from her time at companies such as Airbnb and UberEats. As a strong advocate for female empowerment, Ania is passionate about elevating women’s voices in the workplace.  To this end, Ania and the entire TaskRabbit team are excited to have three new powerful women leaders on board, all of whom bring years of valuable knowledge, experience and fresh perspectives. Each will play a critical role as TaskRabbit continues to grow and expand.  Johanna Tzur is TaskRabbit’s new Chief Marketing Officer, and Amy Truong is leading the charge on technical product efforts as the new VP of Engineering. Also joining the team recently is Jessica Davila, the new VP of People Experience.  As the team and company continue to grow, TaskRabbit is excited to welcome these new fearless female …

Tasker Spotlight: Den B.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are spotlighting a conversation we had with Den B., a Tasker who does Moving, Junk Removal, and Delivery tasks for clients throughout the New York City metro area. She joined TaskRabbit as a means to earn a little extra cash in her spare time. Today, she uses the platform to display her whole authentic self and takes pride in providing the services that her clients need. In our sit down, Den shared what Women’s History Month means to her and why she’s proud to be a woman. Read our conversation below! TaskRabbit: What were you doing before you started tasking? Den: Prior to TaskRabbit I was working as an administrative assistant while building GoClutterless Home Organizers. TR: Does TaskRabbit enable you to find better work and/or financial opportunities vs. the “traditional” workforce? If yes, how so?  C: It does! Through TaskRabbit I can connect directly with clients in need of my services. They get the convenience they need and they love it!! There’s no hassle and they are …

TaskRabbit HQ spotlight: Here’s what Women’s History Month means to us

In honor of Women’s History Month we (virtually) sat down with a few of the women of TaskRabbit HQ to learn more about what this month means to them, what advice they would share with other women, and discover what women inspire them. Here’s what they shared! What does Women’s History Month mean to you? “An opportunity to focus on all the achievements that women have made throughout the centuries and highlight the incredible future we have ahead of us.” Ania Smith, CEO, Oakland, CA “A time to learn about the hidden history of womxn’s contributions to tech, art and more. There’s so much not taught in schools!” LeAnne R., CS Advocate, ATX  “I think this is a time to celebrate and uplift womxn while also bringing awareness to the struggles and sacrifices that marginalized womxn are still experiencing.” Lorrisa M., Social Media and Content Manager, Oakland, CA “It’s a chance to learn, recognize and celebrate the women who have paved the way throughout history to open doors and break down barriers.  As a mother …

Stay at home date night ideas

On the hunt for date night ideas this Valentine’s Day? You’re not the only one. With limited date night options this year, many of us are trying to figure out how we can bring fun and romance–without leaving the house. To help get you inspired, we put together a list of our top 5 stay at home date night ideas that are easy to pull off. Best of all: these don’t involve sitting in front of the TV! 1. Cook-off Spice up the traditional Valentine’s dinner by adding a little competition and fun. Pick a dish or dessert neither of you has made. Next, let the good old fashioned cook-off begin. If you really want to dial up the competition, add a time limit! Taste test and discuss who came out with the better dish after racing against the clock. 2. Design challenge This is a great date idea for couples that enjoy a home project and are looking to refresh their space. Pick a room that you are both ready to transform and work …

Gift ideas for every type of love language

How do you like to receive and show love on Valentine’s Day? For some of us it may look like romantic dinners with a significant other, boxes of chocolate, or a solo night at home watching your favorite romantic comedy. Or maybe you use this day to connect and tell your friends all the things you love about them. Whatever your love language may be TaskRabbit is here to help you celebrate this day of love no matter if it’s romantic, platonic, or anything in between.  Keep reading to find inspiration for every love language 1. Words of affirmation Sometimes the smaller things, such as letting your partner know you admire them, are all that is needed to put a smile on their face. Hire a Tasker to deliver a love letter or serenade them with a romantic poem. 2. Acts of service  For some people, the motivation behind the gift is even more important than the gift itself. Show a friend or partner how much you care by tackling that job or task they’ve …

Meet the veterans in the TaskRabbit community

Veteran’s Day (US) / Remembrance Day (CA/UK) is observed at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to commemorate World War I ending on that day in 1918, and has since become an annual day in many countries to honor those who have served in the military.  With deep gratitude for the service men and women who have been deployed around the world, we also wanted to learn, understand, and share the experiences of veterans in the TaskRabbit community.  – What is your service story?  I joined right after September 11th. It was a calling, it has to be. I was challenged in every aspect. I came across a lot of people from different walks of life. The experience has been quite unique and I would do it all over again in a heartbeat. – Esteban A., Tasker I served 4 years in the US Marine Corps. My father and several uncles served in the US Army. After one year in college, I felt a strong calling to serve my country …