Community

Community Impact

As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain, and empower, we are committed to bringing together diverse communities and inspiring our customers, audiences, and employees to make a positive impact. We focus our efforts in three areas:

Making a difference in our communities through volunteerism and leadership development.

Increasing technology access and expanding digital skills within our communities.

Leveraging our far-reaching storytelling platforms to educate our audiences and ignite conversations about critical issues that shape the world.

Comcast NBCUniversal volunteers

In 2019, Comcast NBCUniversal volunteers prepared the Vermont Farmers Food Center in Rutland for planting season. Comcast Cares mobilizes tens of thousands of volunteers through service projects in Vermont and communities worldwide.

$844,300

Total 2019 cash and in-kind contributions invested in Vermont.


290

Total Comcast Cares volunteers in Vermont in 2019. Comcast Cares is our company-sponsored service program that reaches communities in 23 countries.


37

Nonprofit partner organizations supported in Vermont, including Boys & Girls Club of Burlington, Dodge House, Greater Burlington YMCA, MENTOR Vermont, Mercy Connections, Outright Vermont and United Way of Rutland County, among others.

Comcast for an Internet Essentials

Comcast is committed to closing Vermont’s digital divide. In 2019, seniors joined Comcast for an Internet Essentials digital safety rally in Burlington and received free laptops to jump-start their online safety training.

Community

The Internet is arguably the most important technological innovation in history. Since 2011, Internet Essentials from Comcast has connected more than 2 million U.S. households, serving approximately 8 million people, low-cost, high-speed Internet at home so that students, parents, veterans, and now all qualified low-income households can be ready for anything.


3,700

Low-income Vermont residents in 3,700 homes connected to the internet through Internet Essentials, as of August 2019.