Lilly Sends Employees to Serve in Vulnerable Communities around the World
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About Connecting Hearts Abroad
Each year, Lilly sends at least 100 employees from its operations worldwide to volunteer in communities that often lack access to basic resources, including quality health care. Through this program, ambassadors have the opportunity to see the world through a different lens—and to share their experiences with colleagues to help Lilly become a better, more globally aware company.
Nearly 800 Lilly ambassadors from 58 countries have devoted 56,000 hours of volunteer service through Connecting Hearts Abroad since the program began in 2011.
"Connecting Hearts Abroad is a highly sought-after opportunity among our employees, typically generating more than 1,000 applications each year," said
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About Eli Lilly and Company
Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit us at www.lilly.com and newsroom.lilly.com/social-channels. CR-LLY
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