Apple’s Employee Giving Program Raised $ 725 Million

On the 10th anniversary of the Employee Giving program, Apple announced that nearly $ 725 million has been raised for 39,000 different organizations.

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In addition to the money collected through the program Employee Giving, Apple claims that 2 million hours of employee volunteer work have been accumulated in 10 years. Additionally, the company donates millions of dollars to other organizations through separate programs.

“In the US and around the world, Apple and its employees are finding new ways to give something back to the communities they call home.

This year, Apple’s Employee Giving program is celebrating its 10th anniversary, having raised nearly $ 725 million for 39,000 organizations worldwide, with more than $ 120 million distributed in 2021 alone. Apple’s employee giving program include the work of 68,000 employees who have logged nearly 2 million volunteer hours.

In addition to contributions provided through the Employee Giving program, Apple’s Community Investment team donates millions of dollars each year to nonprofits around the world including World Central Kitchen, The King Center and China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation.

Apple also donates millions of dollars each year through its Local Government Grants program, which funds local organizations in the communities where Apple team members live and work. “

When Apple employees donate their time under the program, the company matches the organization with a corresponding amount of money.

“Tom Sheppard has been a member of the New York Apple Store team since 2009. His three youngest children all attended 41 Public School in the Bronx and Sheppard began volunteering to give them the same opportunities as the students. other schools. Over a three-year period, he offered a total of 1,000 volunteer hours. In the first year alone, that was equivalent to a donation of $ 10,000 from Apple, compared to the time spent by Sheppard. “

Another Apple-funded program is helping encourage vaccination against COVID-19 in vulnerable communities.

“In Austin, Texas, SLC grants support the work of the African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF), which provides community resources to African American and low-income youth and families.

This year, Apple’s funding went to the AAYHF’s COVID-19 response, including a program to help increase immunization rates by recruiting high school students to go door-to-door in their communities. “

With this data, Apple confirms its commitment to local communities and nonprofits around the world.

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