Week of Possibilities unites AbbVie employees around the world with a single purpose: to give back to our local communities.
We focus on underserved communities, and our volunteer activities are based on what those communities really need, allowing us to create a greater impact.
Giving Time, Gaining Perspective
"It’s an experience that changed my heart." Hear from three employees whose lives were forever changed through a simple act of volunteering.
This is what’s possible when over 8,000 volunteers spend a week giving back.
People in situations of vulnerability accessing companionship
Schools and community centers updated
People benefiting from the improvement of local community centers
See us in action.
We’re teaming up with nonprofits around the world to give back to the underserved.
See how we’re partnering in communities.
Week of Possibilities in the news.
Media Release8,000 AbbVie Employees Volunteer Across Five Continents During Fifth-Annual "Week of Possibilities"
Some of the service projects include:
- In the greater Chicagoland area, employee volunteers completed projects to benefit underserved communities, including:
- Completing two single family homes for two families in need.
- Assembling and distributing 2,900 school supply kits, hygiene kits and outfit packs.
- Renovating five local schools and building a community playground.
- Distributing 550,000 books.
- In San Jose, California, AbbVie and KaBOOM! volunteers will transform an empty lot into a brand new playspace for the newest students entering Alpha Public Schools.
- AbbVie's field- and office-based teams partnered with Heart of America Foundation on STEM education and renovation projects to benefit local communities in Kansas City, Missouri; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Boston, Massachusetts; Redwood City, California; Dallas, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Santa Ana, California, New York, New York; Washington D.C; Denver, Colorado; Atlanta, Georgia; Worcester, Massachusetts, Houston, Texas; and Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Globally, AbbVie’s partnership with Points of Light impacted more than 70,000 students in more than 70 schools and community centers with refreshed and refurbished learning, meeting and community centers.