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“At ESPN, volunteerism is at the core of our culture”

During the Global Week of Service (June 3-9), ESPN celebrates its Volunteers of The Year

Every year, ESPN employees go above and beyond their regular job responsibilities to volunteer in their communities. ESPN’s annual Volunteer of the Year celebration provides a chance to highlight their impact.

“At ESPN, volunteerism is at the core of our culture,” said ESPN Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Kevin Martinez. “This year, ESPN is joining Disney in celebrating 35 years of the employee volunteer program. June 3-9 is the Global Week of Service: a week filled with company-sponsored volunteer projects around the world, all focused on helping people in need. The efforts of our volunteers this year have shown not only impact many lives but the communities we live in. Our employees strive to be better corporate citizens and this year we demonstrated that in a large way.”

    Team ESPN 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award winners:

  • Volunteer of the Year: Meg Green
  • Volunteer Team of the Year: Team Charlotte
  • International Volunteer Team of the Year: Team India
  • V Spirit Award: Kathryn Davidson
  • Environmental Champion Award: Food Rescue Program
  • ENSPIRE Award: ESPN EVP and CFO, Christine Driessen
  • Volunteer Commentator of the Year: Jalen Rose

EDITOR’S NOTE: Rose, the Get Up! co-host, accepts his award in the video below