Mary Kay’s philanthropic arm The Mary Kay Ash Foundation announced the donation of 50 grants of $20,000 each to domestic violence shelters across the country. This $1 million donation is expected to serve and support nearly 150,000 women through the shelters in 2023 by providing emergency and transitional housing, counseling and legal aid.
“Even in 2022, we’re still seeing the escalating effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on domestic violence around the country—and the world,” said Ryan Rogers, Vice President of the Mary Kay Ash Foundation Board of Directors and grandson of company founder Mary Kay Ash. “At The Mary Kay Ash Foundation, we believe in helping women improve their circumstances and live their best lives. We’re honored that our contributions to shelters in each state will directly impact nearly 150,000 women.”