More than 220 Samsung employees joined together for the 3rd Annual Gears for Giving event, where employees walked, ran or biked to raise funds to support St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
What began as a U.S. charity fundraising event in 2002 has evolved into a worldwide platform dedicated to helping children live smarter and healthier lives. With the support of our program partners, Samsung Hope for Children has provided more than $30 million to more than 500 U.S. schools and community organizations in the past 12 years.
On June 11, Samsung celebrated its annual Hope for Children Gala to improve the lives of children all across the U.S. The event was held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, with more than 700 guests in attendance, and raised $1.5 million for various children's health, education and sustainability programs.
Swizz Beatz teams up with the Bronx Charter School for the Arts to create unique artwork for the Samsung Hope for Children fundraiser in New York City.
Ready, Set, Gold!, a program sponsored by Samsung Electronics North America since 2011, recently received recognition for its work in pairing Olympians and Paralympians with schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District to teach children about goal setting and healthy living habits.
Ready, Set, Gold! combines the excitement of the Olympics, the importance of goal setting, and true American heroes—Olympians and Paralympians—to help children in mostly urban, Los Angeles-area schools combat childhood obesity and diabetes.
Samsung employees gave a facelift to an elementary school that sustained severe damage during Superstorm Sandy. Volunteers landscaped, painted and assembled equipment to bring back color and cheer to the school playground.