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:
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 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 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!
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.