Virtual volunteering: How I spent 18 hours helping families make ends meet
There was a need for virtual volunteers to help out with the Santa Clara County COVID-19 Financial Assistance Fund. So a member of Cisco's Corporate Affairs team decided to take action.
Meet the nonprofits helping the most vulnerable
Cisco has always supported nonprofits working to help these at-risk people and families. Since March, we’ve provided additional funding to three strategic nonprofit partners that are working to help our most vulnerable citizens access the care and services they need.
How Destination: Home works to make homelessness in Silicon Valley rare, brief and nonrecurring
Cisco has moved to address this serious and growing crisis of inequality in our backyard. In 2018, we committed to donate $50 million over five years to help Destination: Home catalyze public funding and launch the Supportive Housing & Innovation Fund. Here's how the funds are being used.
How Housing First Provides Hope for the Future
Before Joanne Richards was homeless, she was the typical PTA soccer mom. For many, the path to homelessness often starts with a significant unexpected expense. Find out how Destination: Home both creates affordable housing and prevents homelessness using the Housing First model.
Creating a Ripple Effect: Working Together to End Homelessness
I wanted to share a bit about how Cisco has inspired me to be personally involved in the issue of homelessness, especially in Silicon Valley.
Our Commitment to End Homelessness in Santa Clara County
Cisco announces a five-year, $50 million commitment to Destination: Home, a San Jose-based public-private partnership that provides permanent housing to homeless people, thereby changing the trajectory of their lives.