Giving Back in California

At Verizon, we believe in the power of communications to change lives and are committed to bringing the benefits of our technology to Californians. Our employees are continuing that commitment, serving millions of customers everyday on the job and contributing their own time for the well-being of our communities.

Our work is done through strategic partnerships with nonprofits, through informed grant-making that represents an investment in results, and through the exceptional volunteer spirit of Verizon's employees. Our goal is to help the people of California use technology to improve education, address the environmental footprint and help underserved communities and individuals use technology to address healthcare needs.

We focus our efforts on the following core initiatives:

 
Education
Education
Sustainability
Sustainability
Health Care
Healthcare
 
   

 
   
Verizon is proud to the Boys and Girls Club of Pomona Valley

Verizon to Benefit Local Charities Through Its FiOS SoCal Experience Campaign

To kick off the Verizon FiOS SoCal Experience campaign on March 26, 20 local Verizon employees and the FiOS SoCal Experience team visited the Boys & Girls Club of Pomona Valley to provide $2,500 in technology upgrades to the club's tech room and participate in an educational tutorial on filmmaking. In addition, a $2,500 grant from the Verizon Foundation was given to the Boys & Girls Club of Pomona Valley to purchase video equipment. [ Learn More ]

 
   

 
   
Verizon is proud to support U.S. VETS!

For Veterans, Home Is Where the Jobs Are

The Verizon Foundation recently presented a $50,000 grant to U.S. VETS to help provide veterans with occupational skills training, job-retention support and other employment services. At Verizon, where more than 11,200 veterans are employed, we believe a successful career can be a stepping stone for service members reintegrating into civilian society. [ Learn More ]

 
   

 
Verizon is proud to support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest County  
   

Community Spotlight

16 volunteers from Verizon #FiOS SoCal spent a recent Saturday afternoon making improvements to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest County's Great Oak Clubhouse Teen Lounge! FiOS SoCal also presented a $5,000 donation for new tablets and computers to complete the newly renovated Teen Lounge. To learn more about the great work that they do in our community, please visit http://www.bgcswc.org/.

 
   

 
   
Verizon FiOS Supports FIND Telethon  
   

Verizon FiOS Supports FIND Telethon

Verizon employees joined the FiOS SoCal Team to support the FIND Food Bank and the fight against hunger. We volunteered at FIND’s telethon and donated $5,000 to feed the hungry in the valley.

 
   

 
   
Verizon Volunteers Support FIND Food Bank  
   

Verizon Volunteers Support FIND Food Bank

Verizon employees joined the FiOS SoCal Team to volunteer their time recently to help the FIND Food Bank in Indio, CA. FIND has been serving the SoCal community for over 30 years. Verizon also presented $5,000 in support of the FIND Food Bank Mobile Pantry. Congratulations and thanks to everyone who came out!

To learn more about the great work they do at FIND, please visit http://www.findfoodbank.org/.

 
   

 
 
     

HopeLine - You Can Make a Difference

HopeLine from Verizon connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources, funds and organizations nationwide and recycles no-longer-used phones to help protect the environment. [ Learn More ]

 

What is Global Citizenship?

Verizon is focused on using technology to solve critical social issues in sustainability, education, and healthcare. Through the support of our employees and our resources, we help address the needs of communities around the world.