– AbbVie's 2023 Week of Possibilities brings more than 14,000 employees together to participate in volunteer activities globally to strengthen local communities, expand educational programs and make a positive environmental impact
– Week of Possibilities is AbbVie's annual, global volunteering program that unites employees around the world with a single purpose: to give back to local communities through volunteering
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie kicks off its eighth Week of Possibilities today with more than 14,000 employees volunteering in more than 50 countries and territories to serve local communities around the world. The annual volunteer initiative is aligned to AbbVie's philanthropy strategy to make a remarkable impact in communities around the world. From June 26 to 30, AbbVie employees will work with trusted community partners to complete hands-on projects, such as supporting school renovations, beautifying outdoor spaces and sorting donations at food banks, to serve the greatest needs in local communities and help create a positive, lasting impact for tens of thousands of people.
"Since AbbVie was founded 10 years ago, we have been committed to supporting our local communities through volunteering," said Claudia Carravetta, president, AbbVie Foundation and vice president, Corporate Responsibility and Global Philanthropy. AbbVie. "Our volunteering programs are informed by listening to our community partners first to understand the areas of most significant need. I'm proud that during this year's Week of Possibilities we will have more than 14,000 employees working alongside our nonprofit partners to maximize the impact for communities in need."
To bring Week of Possibilities to life, the AbbVie Foundation works with longstanding community partners, including Heart of America in the U.S. and Points of Light globally. At its North Chicago headquarters, AbbVie Foundation partners with North Chicago Community Partners, Bernie's Book Bank, Habitat for Humanity, Northern Illinois Food Bank, Cradles to Crayons and others. Service projects vary by region and include:
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
About the AbbVie Foundation
The AbbVie Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) foundation, is dedicated to having a remarkable impact for local communities in need around the world through a commitment to building sustainable health care systems and effective educational programs. For more information, please visit www.abbviefoundation.org.
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