Yahoo! Employee Foundation empowering Yahoos to give back and make a difference in their community for past 11 years. This summer, Yahoo!'s celebrating YEF globally, in offices "Sunnyvale to New York to London to Taiwan. We'll also have hands-on volunteer activities in most of our offices: Sunnyvale Yahoos will be putting together educational activity kits for Resource Area for Teachers, while New York Yahoos will be handwriting letters to terminally ill children for Make a Child Smile." One of the best parts of YEF is that by simply donating $50, an employee can champion their favorite organization for a grant of up to $40,000.
Here're some statistics from past. More than $10 million in grants have been given to 350 nonprofit organizations; More than 300 passionate Yahoo! employees have successfully championed grants for their favorite nonprofit; At least 1 in 2 Yahoos in U.S. have donated to YEF.