Press Releases

December 4, 2012

Verizon to Launch Innovative Philanthropic Healthcare Programs to Target Reduction…

Company to Invest Nearly $13 Million in Nonprofit Partnerships Through Grants, In-Kind Technology Solutions to Improve Patient Self-Management, Access and Quality for Children, Women and Seniors

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November 28, 2012

New National Survey Finds That More Than a Third of Middle School Students Use Mobile Devices…

MIT's Center for Mobile Learning at the Media Lab and Verizon Foundation Join Forces to Strengthen Student Engagement in STEM Through the Use of Mobile Technology

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November 2, 2012

Verizon Foundation Pledges $1.2 Million to Provide Relief to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Foundation to Match Customer Text Donations up to $1 Million to the American Red Cross; Will Also Donate Additional $200,000 for New Jersey and New York Relief

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October 18, 2012

Verizon Foundation Launches New Domestic Violence Awareness Effort Encouraging All Men to Join…

CBS and Showtime Sportscaster James Brown Kicks Off ‘Your Voice Counts’ Campaign Through New Public Service Announcements; Showing How Men Can Get Involved Using Online Resources

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October 18, 2012

Verizon Foundation Launches Education Initiative to Strengthen Student Learning in Science, Tech…

'Innovative App Challenge' and Intensive Teacher Training Programs Designed to Engage Middle School and High School Students in New Digital Ways

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April 12, 2012

Nonprofits Helping Education, Healthcare and Energy Benefited From More Than $66M in Grants in 2011.

In 2011, the foundation awarded more than $66 million to nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. focused on advancing healthcare, domestic violence prevention, education and energy management.

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March 22, 2012

Verizon Foundation President Rose Stuckey Kirk Honored at 14th Annual ‘25 Influential Black Women…

Thursday, March 22nd, the Network Journal honored Rose Stuckey Kirk, President of the Verizon Foundation, to the publication’s 2012 list of 25 Influential Black Women in Business at the Journal’s 14th anniversary luncheon, held in conjunction with Women’s History Month.

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January 30, 2012

Sportscaster James Brown Teams With Verizon Foundation, Launches Campaign to End Domestic Violence

Campaign Promotes Respect and Equality; Educates Men on How to Help Victims of Abuse

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