Associate Volunteerism

Goodyear associates and retirees support community organizations to help make their neighborhoods better.

Goodyear is active in areas where the company has a presence, responding to issues and needs and continuously reinforcing our shared commitment to caring for our communities. Through collaboration with community organizations, our associates help make their neighborhoods better places to live and work.

Goodyear’s Global Week of Volunteering

Goodyear's first Global Week of Volunteering, held June 1-7, 2017, was a concentrated effort to energize more associates than ever before to serve their neighbors around the world. More than 1,200 volunteers participated in 69 events in six countries, totaling nearly $300,000 in value added to our communities. View the Week of Volunteering Impact Report to learn more.  

United Way

Goodyear associates from plants and facilities throughout the United States have a history of engagement with United Way. Associates at Global Headquarters in Akron, Ohio, volunteer throughout the year to support United Way of Summit County through Days of Action, Stuff the Bus and more. Goodyear also contributes to the campaign financially to give back to the community through United Way’s goals.

Shoe Box Campaign

Goodyear’s Global Business Centers in Bucharest, Romania, and Manila, Philippines, give back to local children by filling shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, new clothes and more. In 2016, associates donated more than 1,000 shoeboxes to kids in need.

Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k

Goodyear sponsors the Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k each summer at Global Headquarters in Akron. The race is part of the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series, which promotes health and fitness and brings the community together. Hundreds of associate volunteers, retirees and loved ones support the race by providing course support, staffing fluid and energy gel stations and handing out metals at the finish line.

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Hundreds of Goodyear associates volunteered for the United Way Days of Action during the company’s first Global Week of Volunteering in June 2017.

Goodyear associates, retirees and loved ones support thousands of runners in Akron each August by volunteering at the Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k. They wake up early to pass out water and energy gel, provide course support, hand out medals and operate gear check.