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 9,000 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:
- Near AbbVie's headquarters in Lake County, Illinois, U.S.A., more than 2,600 employee volunteers will renovate classrooms and meeting spaces throughout North Chicago Community High School (NCCHS), with a focus on areas supporting the music, ROTC and athletic programs. Within the NCCHS community, these projects will provide students with engaging learning environments and resources they need to succeed.
- In Redwood City, California, U.S.A., AbbVie and Pharmacyclics volunteers will revitalize spaces where students learn and play at two local schools. The media center at Kennedy Middle School will be transformed into a dynamic learning space and meeting hub with new technology, books, furniture and décor, and each student will receive three new books to take home.
- In Tampa, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona; Kansas City, Missouri; Boston, Massachusetts; Dallas, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Santa Ana, California, New York, New York; Washington D.C; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Denver, Colorado; Atlanta, Georgia; Worcester, Massachusetts, AbbVie's field and office-based teams will partner with Heart of America Foundation on additional educational renovation projects to benefit local communities.