The scholarships are for incoming freshman and students continuing their education at an accredited four-year institution in the fall. Each scholarship is renewable for a maximum of three years and has a total value of $20,000. For the 2011-2012 academic year, the Verizon Foundation will provide a total of more than $2.64 million for the scholarships. One hundred scholarships are for incoming freshman, and 430 are for continuing support for previous winners.
BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless has quickly implemented a mobile giving program for customers looking for a simple way to contribute to relief and recovery efforts following the devastation in Joplin, Mo. The company said today that customers can use their mobile phones to make $10 donations to a variety of nonprofit organizations responding to the tornado and the needs of local citizens in the aftermath – including American Red Cross Relief and United Way - Heart of Missouri.
Break the Cycle, HopeLine® from Verizon and the Dr. Phil show have announced the finalists for the national “Let Your Heart Rule” contest, which challenges teens to raise awareness and end the cycle of dating violence through the power of film and television.
As part of the Tu Mandas competition, students were asked to create a video displaying a promotion or advertisement of any Verizon Wireless service, feature or equipment. Video may be produced together by up to 3 high school students each enrolled in the same Participating High School and in such case the information for each eligible participating student must be associated with the same application. Please follow the link and view both videos and vote on your favorite one.