Kolkata: AbbVie employees on Wednesday participated in their eighth annual ‘Week of Possibilities’ volunteering program in Kolkata. The employees engaged with the children at Transcendent Knowledge Society with an aim to support the local communities through volunteering.
The activities aimed to help with the preparation of light snacks like bhel, canapes, sandwich etc. along with children with special needs and share a meal together along with some fun and games.
From June 26 to 30, thousands of AbbVie employees in more than 50 countries and territories will join forces with trusted nonprofit and community partners across the globe to complete hands-on projects to benefit local communities impacting tens of thousands of people.
Suresh Pattathil, Managing Director & General Manager, Allergan, an AbbVie Company said, “At AbbVie, we are committed to supporting our local community in Kolkata through volunteering, and we’re excited to partner with Transcendent Knowledge Society to make a positive impact for children.”
Suresh Pattathil said, “During our Week of Possibilities, one of our most anticipated annual volunteer initiatives across the company, thousands of AbbVie employees are united around the world by serving their local communities.”
In each Week of Possibilities, Kolkata service projects are selected to ensure that AbbVie volunteer efforts align with the greatest needs of each local community.
Local projects are designed and implemented in partnership with nonprofit partners close to the communities being served, including Transcendent Knowledge Society.
Started in 2014, AbbVie’s Week of Possibilities is funded in part by the AbbVie Foundation and focuses on service projects in the local communities in which AbbVie employees live and work around the world.