Verizon is donating $3 million to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO) as part of a partnership with Global Citizens One World: Together At Home
Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, Verizon has committed $48 million in contributions and donations to nonprofits directed at serving students, healthcare workers, first responders, and small businesses.
April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Verizon Media today announced a donation of $10 million in advertising inventory to support mental and public health response efforts to address the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The inventory will be used to raise awareness and mobilize resources, deepening Verizon Media’s longstanding commitment to supporting the health of the global community at large. Verizon Media will also provide campaign support including creative services and management.
NEW YORK, April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The New York Times Company and Verizon today joined forces to offer all students and teachers in high schools within the U.S. free digital access to NYTimes.com. With students across the country impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, this partnership will help to keep them educated, informed and connected.
In a letter to readers, Times Company C.E.O. Mark Thompson and Verizon C.E.O. Hans Vestberg wrote:
Verizon PayItForward LIVE connects big names to small businesses, offering streaming entertainment to those at home and financial support to those small businesses in need. Every Tuesday and Thursday, tune-in to Verizon PayitForwardLIVE on Verizon’s Twitter, Yahoo or Twitch pages to view that night’s performance.
5G has the potential to help first responders in ways that we are working to bring to life.
But in our Big Game ad this year we’re showcasing what 5G can’t do.
It can’t replace the courage, bravery, compassion and selflessness required to become a first responder. It is no substitute for compassion. It won’t ever replace the heroic heart that chooses to run into a fire.