Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Children & Youth,Community Development,Computers & Technology,Disaster Relief ,Domestic Violence Prevention,Education,Health & Wellness

At Verizon, we’re using philanthropy to plant the seeds of innovation that will spread the benefits of technology. The Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon, serves as a laboratory for social innovation and applies our technology to help bring education, health care, and energy management solutions to rural and underserved communities.


    Verizon Foundation

    The Verizon Foundation is focused on using technology to solve critical social issues in the areas of sustainability, education, and health care. Through the support of our employees and resources, we help address the needs of communities around the world. In 2011, we distributed $66 Million to fund nonprofit organizations that support our core initiatives and logged 673,000 volunteer hours! Read More


    Verizon Employees Plant 650 Plants

    On Saturday, June 23, 2012, a team of Verizon employees volunteered with Liberty Mutual employee volunteers, Certified Wildlife Habitat owners, the National Wildlife Federation and thousands of Girl Scouts in celebration of the Girl Scouts 100-year anniversary celebration at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. Shehul Desai of the IT department in Piscataway, NJ led a team of 42 Verizon employees, along with their families, in helping to plant 650 plants in an effort to transform a 1,500 square foot section of the park from a vast lawn into a wildlife-friendly meadow. Read More