Within Oracle’s creative, solution-oriented culture is a community of employees who strive to make the world a better place. Oracle Volunteers lead and participate in virtual and in-person projects with hundreds of nonprofits and public institutions year-round. In FY23, 5,294 Oracle Volunteers donated more than 22,274 hours of their time and talent in collaboration with 98 nonprofit organizations across India.
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“As an Oracle Volunteer, I feel empowered to create positive change in my community. I love the opportunity to make a difference through volunteering—from running for a cause, to raising awareness, to uplifting underserved communities. I feel privileged and thankful to contribute to Oracle’s social impact mission of advancing education, protecting the environment, and strengthening communities.”
In collaboration with Indian Cancer Society, Oracle Volunteers helped promote a healthy and active lifestyle by participating in a 10K run aimed at creating awareness around cancer prevention.
Oracle Volunteers joined Divya Downs Development Trust to spread happiness among children with developmental disabilities by hosting arts and crafts sessions. These sessions helped boost self-esteem and develop vocational skills among children with Down syndrome.
Oracle Volunteers used their technical skills for training field staff from The Language and Learning Foundation. The trainings included Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel, focused on enhancing presentation skills and using data for decision-making.
Equitable and inclusive learning experiences are essential to meeting the needs of students with disabilities. In collaboration with UNICEF India, Oracle Volunteers facilitated the “Children for Children” project to host Indian sign language sessions for children with hearing disabilities.
To help keep students safe online, Oracle Volunteers engaged more than 2,500 students from 10 schools in the Cyber Bright, Cyber Right project, in which they taught the importance of privacy on social media, ways to prevent cyberbullying and how to navigate the internet safely.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Oracle Volunteers collaborated with the Vi Foundation to engage with underserved girls in activities to inspire their creativity, including arts and storytelling.
Every piece of plastic or other litter you pick up is one less piece that ends up in the ocean. During Focus on Environment, Oracle Volunteers across India joined forces with Helping Hands Organisation to clean their local beaches and fresh waterways, as well as cities, neighborhoods and parks.
In collaboration with Bhumi, Oracle Volunteers across eight cities prepared more than 16,000 seed balls of indigenous seeds and scattered them in open areas at the onset of monsoons. These efforts help protect and restore local ecosystems.
Teaming up with Seva Charitable Trust, Oracle Volunteers celebrated Earth Day by planting fruit trees in Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai to enhance the local eco-system. Numerous other plantation drives were conducted across the country.
Focus on Environment
March–April: Employees team up with environmental organizations to take action for a healthy planet.
Focus on Education
August–September: Employees give special attention to supporting students, schools, and education-focused nonprofits.
Focus on Community
November–December: Employees share their time and resources to help those in need.
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