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Verkada Gives

Verkada is committed to bringing safety to underserved communities and organizations.

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Donations From Verkada

Verkada believes that giving back to society is a reflection of our values and heart for both the world and its people. That’s why we are committed to social good and always look for ways to engage with and support with notable causes we believe in.

  • LifeMoves

    Women at Verkada collected donations to support LifeMoves, an organization that helps thousands of homeless families, individuals, and veterans annually overcome homelessness and return to self-sufficiency.

    About LiveMoves
  • Samaritan House of San Mateo

    As part of Samaritan House of San Mateo’s Holiday Program, Verkada was one of the “Major Holiday Program Supporters,” making a donation to support in the mission of fighting poverty and lifting lives.

    About Samaritan House
  • “Always be Clothing” Holiday Drive for PARCA

    Pride at Verkada collected 30+ bags of clothing and shoe donations for Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults, a non-profit dedicated to enriching the lives of people with developmental disabilities.

    About PARCA
  • Pearl Haven Opening Ceremony

    Verkada sponsored the opening ceremony of Pearl Haven by Hoʻōla Nā Pua. This licensed residential special treatment center was created to be a place of healing for children wo have been the victim of sex trafficking, located in Oahu, the first such place of healing in Hawaii.

Verkada’s mission is to protect people, assets and privacy. To fully embrace our mission, we are committed to giving back to the communities we live in, work in and operate in.

Filip Kaliszan, CEO and Co-founder, Verkada

Verkada Volunteering and Community Outreach

Verkada encourages employees to serve the local community by making it easy for employees to connect with organizations and missions they believe in. In the last year, the team has given back to numerous non-profits and support groups to fuel positive social change.

  • Vaccination Clinics in the Bay Area
  • Holiday Program at Samaritan House
  • Community COVID Testing
  • Partnering with San Mateo County Parks

Our Programs

Staying true to our mission of protecting people, assets privacy, we're donating up to $100,000 in security cameras and software licenses to AAPI affiliated organizations seeking enhanced protection.

The first 20 cameras have been donated to the Oakland Chamber of Commerce after president Carl Chan was publicly assaulted in Oakland in April.

"Violence and prejudice has absolutely no place in our lives. The Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce is a vital voice in our community, and we will not be intimidated or cower in the face of this unacceptable discrimination. We are grateful to Verkada for stepping up and assisting the Chamber in doing all that we can to protect ourselves as we all work hard to thrive together in our diverse city."

Scholarship Contributions

Verkada is excited to partner with STEP Into a Job! by sponsoring scholarships for unemployed individuals and others who are struggling economically seeking to re-enter the workforce.

STEP into a Job! was established to bridge the opportunity gap amongst individuals who are currently unemployed, on public assistance, recent immigrants, and others who are struggling economically. We do this by providing in-demand healthcare career training programs that include social supportive services, and direct engagement with employers.

The current focus of STEP Into a Job is training individuals for COVID-19 Vaccinator/Medical Assistant positions at community clinics.

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Upcoming Initiatives

  • Mobile Vaccination Site

    Bay Area Phlebotomy and Lab Services (BayPLS) is a rapidly growing San Francisco company, due largely in part to its Covid-19 pandemic response. BayPLS has partnered with multiple organizations to provide Covid testing and vaccinations, including the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), the Latino Task Force, and the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

  • Blood Drive with American Red Cross

    Verkada will host quarterly blood drives at the main headquarters, with a goal to fill 35 appointments and donate 25 units of blood to the American Red Cross organization.

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