Causes & Community

    • Helping to fight the hunger crisis in Africa and Yemen

      In South Sudan, Somalia, northeastern Nigeria and Yemen this spring, families hopefully watched the horizon for rain clouds. The rain never arrived—and after two years of severe drought, food and water continue to be desperately scarce. Twenty million people across the region are facing starvation due to a drought, as well as prolonged conflicts.

      The Official Google Blog- 26 readers -
  • Celebrating businesses giving back this Ramadan

    … In the heart of Istanbul, where I was born and raised, is the Hagia Sophia, a breathtakingly beautiful monument with a storied history. Over the centuries it has been a cathedral, a mosque, and a museum. When you stand inside, you see Arabic calligraphy alongside Christian relics. From afar you see its minarets surrounding a Byzantine church…

    The Official Google Blog- 26 readers -
  • Celebrating 10 years of GoogleServe

    …, and 3,000 Googlers from 45 offices participated in our first GoogleServe. How has GoogleServe changed over the years? Well, for starters, it’s a lot bigger! And it’s inspired Googlers to serve beyond the month of June. Googlers now volunteer a quarter of a million hours each year outside GoogleServe, through Google.org programs. We still provide…

    The Official Google Blog- 19 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:
  • Celebrating 10 years of GoogleServe

    …, and 3,000 Googlers from 45 offices participated in our first GoogleServe. How has GoogleServe changed over the years? Well, for starters, it’s a lot bigger! And it’s inspired Googlers to serve beyond the month of June. Googlers now volunteer a quarter of a million hours each year outside GoogleServe, through Google.org programs. We still…

    The Official Google Blog- 26 readers -
  • Why I celebrate College Signing Day

    … commit to attending a four-year university, professional training program or community college. This College Signing Day, I'm joining Michelle Obama to celebrate this moment and the students whose lives are about to change with their decision to go to college. Attending college was a huge milestone for me, but it was accompanied by fear and anxiety…

    The Official Google Blog- 16 readers -
  • Google’s Community Space in the Bay Area

    … Editor’s note: Today we’re opening the doors of Google's Community Space, located in our 188 The Embarcadero office in San Francisco, which offers Bay Area nonprofits free access to event space and co-working areas. Since January, we’ve run a pilot program with more than 50 organizations who have hosted 100+ events to ensure that the space…

    The Official Google Blog- 43 readers -
  • Why I celebrate College Signing Day

    … commit to attending a four-year university, professional training program or community college. This College Signing Day, I'm joining Michelle Obama to celebrate this moment and the students whose lives are about to change with their decision to go to college. Attending college was a huge milestone for me, but it was accompanied by fear and anxiety…

    The Official Google Blog- 33 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:
  • Why I celebrate College Signing Day

    … commit to attending a four-year university, professional training program or community college. This College Signing Day, I'm joining Michelle Obama to celebrate this moment and the students whose lives are about to change with their decision to go to college. Attending college was a huge milestone for me, but it was accompanied by fear and anxiety…

    The Official Google Blog- 30 readers -