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4/17 Update: Verizon is Prepared to Serve Customers During COVID-19 Crisis

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  • 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.

Verizon Media Donates $10M in Advertising to Mental Health, COVID-19 Awareness

By: Allison Butler
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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.

The New York Times Company and Verizon Offer 14M Students Free Access to NYTimes.com

By: Emily Vicker
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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:

04/02 Update: The Biggest Names in Entertainment Are Helping the Smallest Names in Business

By: Kevin King and Katie Magnotta
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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.

The Biggest Names in Entertainment Are Helping the Smallest Names in Business

By: Katie Magnotta and Emily Vicker
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Verizon kicks off Pay It Forward Live entertainment series to support small businesses through the COVID-19 crisis with performance by Dave Matthews on Thursday, March 26

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Verizon kicks off Pay It Forward Live entertainment series to support small businesses through the COVID-19 crisis with performance by Dave Matthews on Thursday, March 26

Verizon’s COVID-19 Relief Efforts Centered on Students and Healthcare Workers

By: Bernadette Brijlall
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  • Tripling data allowance for Verizon Innovative Learning schools
     
  • Committing $10 million to nonprofits directed at supporting students and first responder healthcare workers
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  • Tripling data allowance for Verizon Innovative Learning schools
     
  • Committing $10 million to nonprofits directed at supporting students and first responder healthcare workers

Verizon Will Help Customers and Small Businesses Disrupted by Impact of Coronavirus

By: Rich Young
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Verizon will waive late fees and keep residential and small business customers connected if negatively impacted by global crisis

Networks continue to perform strongly as Verizon accelerates investments for the future

Verizon Expands COVID-19 Small Business Support up to $7.5M With New Grant to LISC

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Additional $2.5M grant will support LISC’s Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund with a third round of funding.

In a recent survey, 64% of small businesses say their cash reserves will last less than three months and those that remain open have cut 37% of their workforce. (1)

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Additional $2.5M grant will support LISC’s Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund with a third round of funding.

In a recent survey, 64% of small businesses say their cash reserves will last less than three months and those that remain open have cut 37% of their workforce. (1)

Verizon’s Big Football Game Ad 2020

By: Jason Small
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What 5G can't do

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.

Verizon Celebrates What Technology Will Never Do During the Super Bowl

By: Emily Vicker
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Campaign celebrating those who serve comes to life with One More Sunday: Verizon and the NFL’s mission to build the largest volunteer network in America

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Campaign celebrating those who serve comes to life with One More Sunday: Verizon and the NFL’s mission to build the largest volunteer network in America

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