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Basic Human Services

Nearly $22 million in grants to over 1,000 nonprofits is helping to address immediate basic human services such as hunger and shelter.*

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.

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Improving Operations to Fight Hunger

Jul 17, 2012

One out of every eight households in Pennsylvania does not have the resources to put adequate food on the table, a problem only compounded by the economic downturn. In the Delaware Valley region that includes Philadelphia, there are 900,000 people at risk for hunger…  learn More about Improving Operations to Fight Hunger

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Finding a Way Home for Families in Seattle

Jul 02, 2012

The Seattle community has been dedicated to helping poor and homeless families for decades: providing meals and investing in shelters, short-term housing and long-term housing…  learn More about Finding a Way Home for Families in Seattle

Native American Connections building

How a Grassroots Organization Grew to Support an Entire Community

Jul 19, 2012

In the early 1970s, four Native American men founded Native American Connections (NAC), an organization to assist a growing population of Native American men in Phoenix who as a result of leaving their reservations in pursuit of employment became homeless, often abused alcohol and other substances…  learn More about How a Grassroots Organization Grew to Support an Entire Community

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New Affordable Housing Adds to the Revitalization of L.A.’s Boyle Heights

Jul 18, 2012

Los Angeles’ Boyle Heights started as a vibrant and diverse community, home to successive waves of immigrants. However, in the 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s, the lack of investment in infrastructure and public services led to rising crime rates, graffiti-covered walls, and a lack of amenities like supermarkets that offered fresh food…  learn More about New Affordable Housing Adds to the Revitalization of L.A.’s Boyle Heights

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Fighting Smart Against Child Hunger

Jul 17, 2012

The problem can be hard to see, but that doesn’t make it any less real: One out of four children in Dallas is food insecure. That’s 165,000 children in Dallas County who are unsure where their next meal will come from…  learn More about Fighting Smart Against Child Hunger




*"Bank of America Awards Nearly $22 Million to Address Critical Needs," January 22, 2013.

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