Lilly Raised its Giving Last Year to Help More People

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Lilly Raised its Giving Last Year to Help More People

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.@LillyPad increased its global giving in 2012 to more than $700 million. Learn more here: http://3bl.me/ed3vaz #philanthropy #giving

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Friday, March 1, 2013 - 11:30am

CAMPAIGN: Lilly Strengthening Communities

CONTENT: Blog

David Marbaugh

Lilly gave more than $700 million in strategic charitable contributions in 2012 to help people living in impoverished communities, patients facing financial hardship, and families struggling to recover from natural disasters. This was an increase over the previous year, largely driven by an 18-percent jump in the number of people served through our U.S. patient-assistance programs.

How does our total giving break down? We donated products valued at more than $645 million through our U.S. patient-assistance programs, global health programs and disaster-relief efforts. These efforts tie back to our vision to improve global health in the 21st century. We believe we will have the greatest impact by linking our corporate responsibility efforts to our business operations and expertise.

Continue reading about Lilly's strategic charitable contributions.

Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Connecting Hearts Abroad | Corporate Social Responsibility | Eli Lilly and Company | Global Day of Service | Lilly Global Giving | Lilly Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Partnership | MDR-TB | Patient Assistance Program | charitable contributions | corporate giving

CAMPAIGN: Lilly Strengthening Communities

CONTENT: Blog

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