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Volunteer for and donate to more than 3,600 Cisco approved non-profit organizations and US schools for a match of up to $10,000 annually. This means you can choose any combination of giving or volunteering to an approved non profit or US school, and the Cisco Foundation will send that organization up to $10,000 in matching each calendar year. A donation of only $1 or one hour is required to access the match. Cisco will continue to support disaster response campaigns, which offer an additional $10,000 donation match for responding organizations when disasters strike.

2017 Disaster Relief - Sichuan Earthquake Fund

On August 8th, 2017, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of China's southwestern province of Sichuan, killing 19 people, and injuring 247. The area hit is close to a national park which is a popular tourist destination. The Sichuan Government has been working to evacuate more than 45,000 people. The Cisco Foundation has launched a $25,000 disaster response campaign to support Shanghai United Foundation in their efforts to provide aid. The Foundation will match eligible donations to Shanghai United Foundation via this fund, up to $10,000 per employee. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

Fighting Racism and Discrimination Fund

Historic events in the fight for social justice and equality have recently taken place in the United States. As we mourn the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia and watch protests erupt around the country, Cisco has established this fund to support social justice and equity. Employee donations to this fund and the organizations listed below will be matched by Cisco Systems, Inc. up to $10,000 per employee; this will not count toward your annual matching limit. Together we can make a difference – within our company, our communities, and across our country. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund. **Note on Privacy: Employee donors who want to remain anonymous should select the “Keep my information private” option under Privacy on the donate page.

2017 Disaster Relief - California Fires Fund

At least 1,500 structures have been destroyed in more than 15 Northern California fires, covering collectively more than 100,000 acres. At least 11 people have died in Northern California fires that continue to ravage multiple counties, while the Anaheim Hills fire in Southern California has scorched between 5,000 to 6,000 acres. Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties. The Cisco Foundation has launched a $250,000 disaster response campaign to benefit responding organizations. The Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $10,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

2017 Disaster Relief – Mexico Earthquake Fund

On September 19, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico, just 76 miles southeast of Mexico City. The extent of damage or injuries is still being determined, but we do know that dozens have been reported killed across the country, including 42 in the state of Morelos, close to the epicenter of the quake. The number of casualties is expected to climb much higher, as rescuers are still digging out people trapped beneath mounds of rubble. The earthquake comes less than two weeks after the most powerful earthquake in Mexico in a century, an 8.1 magnitude quake that killed at least 90 people, destroyed thousands of homes and was felt by tens of millions of people in Mexico and in Guatemala. The Cisco Foundation has increased the disaster response campaign to benefit responding organizations to $1M. The Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $10,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

2017 Disaster Relief - Africa Famine Fund

Severe drought and areas of conflict have left approximately 20 million people facing a critical food shortage in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and northeast Nigeria. The U.N. recently warned that as many as 1.4 million children could die in the coming months. Urgent help is needed as this humanitarian crisis continues to grow. Money, food and water are desperately needed. The Cisco Foundation launched a disaster response campaign to match employee donations up to $250,000 to help the following organizations in their efforts to provide aid. The Foundation will match eligible donations to the organizations listed below, up to $10,000 per employee. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

“Always On” International Disaster Relief Fund – American Red Cross International Response Fund

This “Always On” fund allows employees to direct their donations to international disaster relief efforts. Donations are not earmarked for one specific disaster, but are used by the American Red Cross as needed to support all disaster response and relief efforts around the globe. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

2017 Disaster Relief - Assam Floods Fund

Severe flooding in Assam, India, has claimed the lives of 73 people and has affected around 500,000 across 14 districts. Authorities have been running 78 relief camps and distribution centers in 12 districts, where over 8,500 people have taken shelter. Authorities have been running 78 relief camps and distribution centres in 12 districts, where 8,523 people have taken shelter. The Cisco Foundation has launched a disaster response campaign to match employee donations up to $25,000 to help Oxfam India in their efforts to provide aid. The Foundation will match eligible donations to Oxfam India, up to $10,000 per employee. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

2017 Disaster Relief - Hurricane Harvey Fund

On August 26, Hurricane Harvey hit the gulf coast of Texas and caused catastrophic flooding and damage. This event has caused the worst flooding disaster in U.S. history. Over 45 people have died, at least 185,000 homes have been damaged, and 9,000 homes destroyed. At its peak, more than 42,000 people stayed in 258 Red Cross and community shelters across Texas. The Cisco Foundation has launched a $1M disaster response campaign to benefit responding organizations. The Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $10,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

2017 Disaster Relief - Hurricane Irma US Fund

After causing extensive damage to multiple islands in the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. Nearly the entire state is under a hurricane warning, affecting 35M+ people with concerns of catastrophic gales, torrential rain, and deadly storm surges. More than six million people in Florida are under evacuation orders, while 70K+ people are in 390 shelters across Florida. Over one million have lost power, with this number certainly to increase as the storm continues to move through the state. As much as 20 inches of rain is predicted through Wednesday September 13th across the Florida peninsula and southeast Georgia, and maximum wind gusts will be above 120 mph for much of southwest and central Florida. The Cisco Foundation has launched a $1M disaster response campaign to benefit responding organizations. The Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $10,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

Diversity in STEM Fund

Cisco is committed to open and respectful dialogue, inclusion, and diversity. Cisco has established this fund to support equality and diversity in Science, Technology, Education, and Math. Employee donations to this fund and the organizations listed below will be matched by the Cisco Foundation up to $10,000 per employee as part of your annual matching limit. Together we can make a difference – within our company, our communities, and across our country. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund. **Note on Privacy: Employee donors who want to remain anonymous should select the “Keep my information private” option under Privacy on the donate page.

“Always On” US Disaster Relief Fund – American Red Cross US Disaster Relief Fund

This “Always On” fund allows employees to direct their donations to US disaster relief efforts. Donations are not earmarked for one specific disaster, but are used by the American Red Cross as needed to support all disaster response and relief efforts around the country. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

Cisco Critical Human Needs Fund

Cisco critical human needs partners deliver the essentials: food, water, shelter, and disaster relief to save lives and restore communities. The Cisco Foundation works closely with the non-profits in this Fund to help the most vulnerable in our global communities. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

Cisco Education Fund

Cisco partners with organizations to improve access to quality education for students worldwide using the combined power of network technology and human collaboration. When you contribute to this fund, you'll be investing in proven solutions with significant impact on students. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

2017 Disaster Relief - BC Wildfires Fund

The province of British Columbia has declared a State of Emergency due to the outbreak of 220 wildfires which have forced the evacuation of 45,000 residents. The Province has established a $100 million Emergency Relief Fund, and a team of national and international firefighters numbering 3,000 is in force. The Cisco Foundation has launched a disaster response campaign to match employee donations up to $25,000 to help the the Canadian Red Cross in their efforts to provide aid. The Foundation will match eligible donations to the Canadian Red Cross, up to $10,000 per employee. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

2017 Disaster Relief - Caribbean and Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Fund

Hurricane Irma hit the eastern Caribbean on September 7, killing at least 25 people and leaving extensive devastation in its wake. Less than two weeks later, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane, devastating the island, before striking Puerto Rico on September 20. Puerto Rico now faces a mounting humanitarian crisis; power and communications are out in much of the island, leaving millions of people cut off. There are severe shortages of food, water and gas. The Cisco Foundation has increased the disaster response campaign to benefit organizations responding in the Caribbean and Puerto Rico to $1M. The Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $10,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

Cisco Economic Empowerment Fund

Cisco economic empowerment programs partners connect underserved people to information and opportunities they need to thrive. These organizations help lift young people out of poverty and move workers in developing economies toward financial self-sufficiency. Join us in supporting these amazing organizations. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.