Giving Back in Texas

At Verizon, 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 communities.

Learn more about our efforts in the following areas:

Domestic Violence Prevention



What is Global Corporate Citizenship?



Featured Programs and Events

We're proud of our intern volunteers and their great work to help the patients at the Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Volunteer Spotlight

75 high school and college interns at Verizon recently designed and decorated super hero capes, which they then donated to patients at Children's Medical Center of Dallas. Superhero capes have been shown to bring joy, optimism and strength to hospitalized children. This program is part of Verizon's ongoing commitment to give back to the community with either philanthropic giving or employee volunteerism.


3rd Annual Texas Network Engineering Food Drive

The third annual Texas Network Engineering food drive was held November 5 – 9, 2012. Five different locations (Irving, Lewisville, Plano, Richardson and San Angelo) participated, collecting a record 1,967 food items that were donated to several local charities. [ Learn More ]

Verizon proudly supports the Texas Tech University SystemTexas Tech University System

Verizon was inducted into the Texas Tech Spur Society for philanthropic support of the University. 

From left, David Russell, VP Verizon, receives the award from Dr. Kelly Overley, Vice Chancellor of Texas Tech University System.

Frisco Soccer Association

Frisco Soccer Association

Verizon employees make a difference in our communities with their volunteer efforts. The Verizon Foundation matches employee volunteer hours with checks to the non-profits. In this picture,Verizon's Dave Lobo presents a check to the President of the Frisco Soccer Association, Francois Conde-Jahn and Vice President of FSA, Steve Johnson and players from the "Sleeping Beauties" soccer team.