Verizon in Our Communities

At Verizon Pennsylvania, we believe deeply in the power of communications to change people's lives for the better. We are committed to bringing the benefits of our technology to as many places as we can, in a way that respects the rich diversity of our customers. We are building on a legacy of service that goes back more than a century. Our employees are continuing that commitment, serving millions of customers every day on the job and contributing their own time to the well-being of the communities where we live and work.

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 Pennsylvania use technology to improve education, address the environmental footprint and help underserved communities and individuals use technology to address healthcare needs.

Browse the sections below to learn more about some more of our partnerships already in action...






Featured Grants & Events

Verizon is a proud supporter of Philly Play

Philly Play

Verizon is proud to join other local businesses like Independence Blue Cross, Comcast and the Philadelphia Eagles in supporting Philly Play. Led by Councilman Bobby Henon and his colleagues in the Philadelphia City Council, Philly Play offers free six-week programs for children ages 6 to 13 years old that provide access to healthy, active play activities for an hour each day at 10 local recreation centers throughout the city.

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Creating a Culture that Benefits Customers by Empowering Employees

Take a look inside Verizon's Fiber Solutions Center (FSC) in Pittsburgh, PA through the eyes of its customer service agents. When they're not at work, FSC employees stay active in the Pittsburgh community by volunteering. [ Learn More ]




FiOS Quantum Internet Service Fuels Three Area Business Incubators

In support of Philadelphia’s business-incubator community during Greater Philadelphia Small Business Week, Verizon announced that an initiative is underway to provide the company’s ultra-fast FiOS Quantum Internet Service to three local business incubators. [ Learn More ]