Motorola Solutions is committed to the communities where we live and work. We apply our talent and resources to make communities safer, students stronger, and to help communities rebuild after disaster. We focus our community investment in the areas where we can have the greatest impact:
Making a difference matters to Motorola Solutions employees. Around the world, our employees choose to give back by volunteering. Through the Motorola Solutions Service Corps volunteering program, employees mentor, serve as math tutors, volunteer firefighters, science fair judges and more. The 71,000 volunteer hours Motorola Solutions employees contributed during 2013, makes a big impact in communities around the world.
We benefit communities through our giving and employee volunteering. Click on a region of interest to see examples of our impact. Click here to view the full list of our 2013 grants and donations.
In 2013, the Motorola Solutions Foundation impacted more than 1.2 million people around the world. Our $15.9 million in funding helped people in more than 40 countries live in safer communities, have greater access to STEM education, and rebuild after disaster.
Learn more about the Motorola Solutions Foundation.
Simon Fennen, APME professional services delivery lead
Marine Rescue, New South Wales, Australia
Simon is Operations Officer for Marine Rescue New South Wales’ Middle Harbour Unit, providing marine search and rescue and boating safety services to Sydney harbour and the surrounding coastal waters. Simon trains and assesses crew and skippers throughout the Sydney region and is responsible for defining and maintaining the Middle Harbour unit’s operational performance standards and procedures for maritime operations.
Dave Layshock, senior engineering manager
Ragnarök, Ellicott City, Md.
This is Dave Layshock’s third year mentoring the FIRST Robotics Team, Ragnarök Robotics, at Mt. Hebron high school in Ellicott City, Md.
Richard Imperato, Enterprise new product sourcing
Coast Guard Foundation USCGA Flotilla 014-01-06, Long Island, N.Y.
As Aircraft Commander, Richard has logged more than 50 hours of flight time in Q1 conducting Marine Observation and Ice Surveillance patrols in the New York City and Lake Champlain areas as a volunteer for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
George Spas and the Latin America sales & marketing team
Integral Development of the Family System, Cancun, Mexico
As part of the 2014 Latin America sales team kick-off meeting, employees assembled bikes for underprivileged children using a competition-format.
Women’s Business Council
DiscoverE, Plantation, Fla., Schaumburg, Ill. and Basingstoke, United Kingdom
For this year’s Global Marathon, Claudia Rodriguez created a powerful video to motivate girls and young women to pursue leadership and STEM-related career paths. Joanne Bamber & Renee Neubecker also served on a panel providing advice for aspiring female professionals and students. Click here to view the Women in Technology video.
Corporate Communications Team
Feed My Starving Children, Schaumburg, Ill.
Twenty employees from the Schaumburg communications team dedicated an afternoon to volunteering at Feed My Starving Children. They hand packed food for malnourished children in one of the nearly 70 countries around the world where Feed My Starving Children donates food.