Assisting those most in need
We believe it's important to support organizations that help people when they need it most. It is our responsibility as a corporate citizen and fundamental to maintaining strong and healthy economies. That's why we volunteer and provide financial support to programs that provide critical access to food, shelter and medical care. From disaster relief to fighting hunger, these stories capture real-life situations and the remarkable efforts made by everyone working to overcome and persevere.
Sep 04, 2013
IN THE NEWS (The Seattle Times): It's pitch black at 6:30 a.m., as Fai Mathews, dodging puddles on the sidewalk, slips her key into the door of a nondescript warehouse below the Spokane Street Viaduct, already rumbling with the morning commute… learn More about A Place Of Their Own For Homeless Families In Central Seattle
Oct 11, 2013
Bank of America employee Michelle Foy is dedicated to helping patients and families feel welcome at the Fisher House at DC VA Medical Center… learn More about Preparing meals for families in need
May 19, 2013
The recent fire and explosion in West, Texas, severely damaged the community and its surrounding areas. Following the disaster, our team in Texas worked closely with the Red Cross to ensure the safety of everyone affected… learn More about Helping West, Texas move forward
Bank of America’s community revitalization programs help rebuild communities and provide opportunities for homeownership
Bank of America is building on its established framework of community revitalization initiatives to support its long-standing focus on creating and preserving strong, vibrant neighborhoods. In 2012, the company expanded its property donation program, and to-date, the bank has donated more than 3,000 properties to more than 300 non-profit organizations, landbanks and municipalities in 47 states. In addition to donations, the Bank provided $22 million in grants to housing nonprofits, and established formal partnerships with several communities to develop strategies that will help provide housing solutions for families in need. Working closely with cities and nonprofit organizations, these programs are designed to help communities impacted by foreclosure and property abandonment by repurposing unused properties to benefit entire communities… learn More about Bank of America’s community revitalization programs help rebuild communities and provide opportunities for homeownership
*"Bank of America Awards Nearly $22 Million to Address Critical Needs," January 22, 2013.