Lilly Strengthening Communities

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Lilly Strengthening Communities

Lilly has a long, proud heritage of strengthening the communities where we work and live. We do this through giving, volunteering, and focusing on issues that affect our business, such as education. Furthermore, Lilly has a significant impact in its hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana, in the United States.

At the heart of our efforts to strengthen communities are Lilly employees, who donate not only money, but also their time, energy, expertise, and passion in countless ways. As a company, we actively encourage our employees to volunteer and give, and we develop programs that help them make life better for people around the world.

We partner with the GlobalGiving Foundation to offer Lilly employees across the world a customized website where they can support more than 800 global projects that are helping to advance our corporate responsibility goals in the areas of health, hunger, education, and the environment—and have their donations matched by the Lilly Foundation. Through Lilly Global Giving, our employees may select, contribute to, and follow the progress of global programs that are addressing causes they care about.

As we learn about the needs of people in other countries and support projects that help meet those needs, we will expand our understanding of the world, deepen our empathy for the challenges others face, and become part of a global network that provides solutions beyond medicines.

Content from this campaign

Lilly: Eyes to See, Hearts to Care
Amazing. That’s how Karen Wurster with Lilly Diabetes describes her experience as a volunteer with the Lilly NCD Partnership in India last fall. Karen has devoted most of her career to helping people with diabetes. But after serving as a Connecting Hearts Abroad ambassador in a rural village north of Delhi...
Feb 5, 2015 4:45 PM ET
Lilly: Fight for Your Life, No Matter Where You Live
Today’s guest blog, on World Cancer Day, comes from Lilly’s senior vice president and president of Lilly Oncology, Sue Mahony, Ph.D. Imagine you’re a young woman who has just been diagnosed with cancer. Your mind rushes to the impact on your children, your husband. For them, you know you will fight to survive. You will request a second opinion. You will ask friends and co-...
Feb 4, 2015 11:35 AM ET
Lilly: Hope Murals Project in Grand Central, “A Balancing Act”
Today's guest blog comes from Jennifer Hill, senior director for Lilly Oncology. As part of her role, Jennifer oversees Lilly Oncology On Canvas and The Hope Murals Project.   Grand Central Terminal is a New York City landmark known not only for its architectural beauty and breadth of marble floors, but also for its bustling travelers, many of whom embody the...
Dec 2, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Lilly: Giving Tuesday Gives You Chance to Make an Impact
Today is Giving Tuesday, which signifies an opportunity for us to give back to the causes that are important to us as a company and as individuals. The good news: GlobalGiving offers Lilly employees—and you—a chance to make a global impact.   ...
Dec 1, 2014 11:45 AM ET
Lilly: Making a Difference
Today’s guest blog is by Julie Brink, country director for Project HOPE in South Africa. Lilly and Project HOPE are working together to improve diabetes care through the Lilly NCD Partnership and The HOPE Centre in Zandspruit, an impoverished township in Johannesburg. In October, a team of Lilly Connecting Hearts Abroad ambassadors arrived in Zandspruit to join forces with HOPE Centre...
Nov 4, 2014 8:30 AM ET