Visa’s Global Volunteer Month: One Day. One Month. One Visa.
This November, Visa celebrates the difference that our more than 8,000 employees around the world can make through volunteer service. Across 31 offices, 23 countries and 64 volunteer events, Visa employees are coming together to give back to their local communities. Visa Volunteers from Australia to Singapore, India to Kenya, and Brazil to Mexico are maximizing our impact by joining Visa-sponsored volunteer events, organizing their own community activities or volunteering individually.
Teams of volunteers will serve meals, work with local youth, teach financial literacy courses and organize toy drives to provide for children.
Here are just a few of the activities where you can find Visa Volunteers this month:
- Hong Kong: Working with Saint James Settlement to host a dinner for underserved children
- Kenya: Donating toiletries to a local school and planting trees in the Karura Forest
- Mumbai: Organizing a blood drive in partnership with Indian Red Crescent Society
- Singapore: Holding sport activities with children in partnership with Assumption Pathway and Beyond Social Services
- Sydney: Visiting seriously ill children at Starlight Foundation and Starship Foundation
- Toronto: Sorting and packing food at Daily Bread Food Bank
- Foster City: Serving meals, stocking local food banks, and volunteering with the San Francisco Parks & Recreation department
Visa Volunteer Initiative
The Visa Volunteer initiative has been a core component of our Corporate Responsibility program since its launch in 2008. At Visa, we believe in the importance of supporting the local communities and neighborhoods in which we live and work. Our Visa Volunteers program helps employees around the world find local opportunities, create team events and track their volunteer hours. We also honor our leading employee volunteers with the Visa Volunteer Award, recognizing their personal contributions to their communities.