Philanthropic News

Traveling Vineyard Releases Charity Wine to Benefit NMFA

NMFA

Traveling Vineyard has partnered with the National Military Family Association (NMFA) and released a new wine to support military families. The Ipswich, Mass., direct selling company has partnered with NMFA of Alexandria, Va., to award a $14,000 scholarship to Tessa Fulmer, a military spouse pursuing her master’s degree in teaching at Clemson University. The scholarship was funded…

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Natura &Co Takes Decisive Step in Fight Against Climate Change

Climate Change

Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit in September, Natura &Co is stepping up its commitment to set a new level of climate ambition as part of “Business Ambition for 1.5°C: Our Only Future” campaign. As part of this commitment, Natura &Co, together with 21 other companies with a total market capitalization of over $1.7 trillion, will…

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Avon Foundation for Women Donates $100,000 to Malala Fund

Malala Fund

Avon Products, Inc. announced that the Avon Foundation for Women is donating $100,000 to Malala Fund, a charity that champions every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education. The donation will be channeled directly to advance education for girls in Brazil, Avon’s largest market. Breaking down the barriers holding women and girls back, to create a better…

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Avon Declares Support for UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld and Avon general managers across the world pledged the company’s unwavering support for the United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles. Avon leaders have written to the UN to declare support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), which encourages organizations to take decisive action towards gender equality. The WEPs list steps that organizations…

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MONAT Gratitude Kicks Off Summer with Donation to Lotus House

Lotus House

MONAT Gratitude, the philanthropic movement behind MONAT® Global, helped raise $8,000 to support summer programming for local non-profit Lotus House. Lotus House, which is dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women, youth and children, will be able to provide summer programming including camp fees, field trips and parties for children at the shelter thanks to the donation.…

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Avon Foundation for Women Announces $200,000 Grant for Vital Voices

Vital Voices

Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women recently announced a new $200,000 grant to Vital Voices Global Partnership. The grant will fund Voices Against Violence, an initiative which builds on Avon’s long-standing commitment to help women and girls live safe lives, free from violence. The donation marks the Avon Foundation’s tenth year partnering with Vital Voices, bringing its total funding for…

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Thirty-One Gifts to Support RMHC This Summer

RMHC

Thirty-One Gifts is rallying support for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) to help keep families together and near the care they need when a child experiences a medical crisis. This summer, through August 31, customers can round up their order total to the nearest dollar or make a donation of any amount to support RMHC. Additionally, through…

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Plexus Provides 10 Million Meals for Partner Feeding America

Partner Feeding America

Plexus Worldwide announced that it has helped provide 10 Million Meals* in the first year of its partnership with Feeding America under the Plexus Charities and Nourish One® Program. For each serving of Plexus Lean™ sold, Plexus helps provide a meal to someone in need; this equals 14 meals for every unit of Lean sold. This achievement far exceeds the…

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Herbalife Nutrition Partners with American Red Cross on Missing Types Campaign

Herbalife Nutrition recently announced it will join the American Red Cross and other organizations, celebrities and influencers in support of the Missing Types campaign. Herbalife will remove the letters representing the main blood groups—A, B and O—from its logo to illustrate the critical role blood donations play in patient care. The campaign runs from June…

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MONAT Promotion Raises $173,000 for Non-Profits

Big Brothers Big Sisters

MONAT recently raised $173,000 for non-profit organizations in the US, Canada and the UK through its limited-edition moisturizing hair and body spray, More Than a Mist™. The net proceeds from the sales of the limited-edition product, which was sold December 2018 through January 2019, generated the donation. In the US, the funds are being donated to…

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