Lilly's First Volunteer Teams of 2016 Depart in May for Thailand and Ghana
Through Connecting Hearts Abroad, one of Lilly's flagship volunteer programs, employees volunteer for two weeks in low- and middle-income countries across
Growing Network of Partners
Lilly continues to expand its network of Connecting Hearts Abroad partners. In 2016, Connecting Hearts Abroad volunteers will work alongside these leading organizations in these areas:
Cross-Cultural Solutionsin Thailand, Ghana, Tanzaniaand Guatemala, on programs that focus on health, education and caregiving;
Fresh Chapterin Peru, a program in which Lilly volunteers are cancer survivors or primary caregivers;
- AMPATH in
Kenya, on a program that focuses on cancer care; The Lilly NCD Partnership, which focuses on improving diabetes outcomes. These partners include: The Institute for Childrenwith Diabetes and the Medical Foundation of Rio Grandedo Sul - Federal Universityof Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil Public Health Foundation of India, Population Services Internationaland Project HOPE in India Carlos Slim Foundationin Mexico Donald Woods Foundationand Project HOPE in South Africa.
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 1,000 Lilly ambassadors from about 60 countries have devoted more than 64,000 hours of volunteer service through Connecting Hearts Abroad since the program began in 2011.
Learn more about Connecting Hearts Abroad and Lilly's commitment to corporate responsibility through these online resources:
- Connecting Hearts Abroad 2016 Facebook Album
- Video: Connecting Hearts Abroad Overview
- Video: Connecting Hearts Abroad in
- Connecting Hearts Abroad Ambassador and Partner Blogs
- Lilly 2015 Integrated Report
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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