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.
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
Feb 28, 2013
The widows of three fallen soldiers received mortgage-free homes earlier this year through Bank of America’s partnership with Homes for Our Troops, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping seriously wounded servicemembers and their families… learn More about Homes donated to wives of three fallen soldiers
Dec 20, 2012
Bank of America has donated six properties to Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity to help create affordable housing for low-income families in south metropolitan Atlanta. Three of the properties are part of the bank’s national partnership with Habitat, through which up to 2,000 properties will be donated for renovation and reconstruction over the next three years… learn More about Working with Habitat for Humanity to create affordable housing in Georgia
Nov 02, 2012
Bank of America recently partnered with Operation Homefront to surprise three combat veterans and their families with new homes. The donations are part of the bank’s recently announced commitment to provide 1,000 properties nationwide to nonprofit organizations serving the needs of injured veterans and first responders. The commitment reflects the bank’s efforts to help revitalize communities and support the housing needs of those who have served and sacrificed for our nation, and those serve our communities… learn More about Home donations surprise three combat-wounded veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq
*"Bank of America Awards Nearly $22 Million to Address Critical Needs," January 22, 2013.