PARTNERING LOCALLY

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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Bank of America helps fight hunger in partnership with Feeding America, provides more than 26 million meals

Jan 28, 2013

As part of its ongoing commitment to addressing local community needs, during the holiday season, Bank of America focused on the critical issue of hunger in communities across the country. This was accomplished by engaging customers and individuals to raise awareness and funds through the bank’s exclusive sponsorship of Feeding America’s Give a Meal™ campaign…  learn More about Bank of America helps fight hunger in partnership with Feeding America, provides more than 26 million meals

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Wounded Warrior Project®

Oct 01, 2013

The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® is to honor and empower wounded service members and veterans. Our support of WWP provides economic empowerment programs free of charge to help wounded service members manage their work and financial lives. These include job training, financial education and coaching to help them successfully re-enter the workforce..…  learn More about Wounded Warrior Project®

The Greater Chicago Food Depository distributes over 60 million pounds of food to families in Cook County

Sep 18, 2012

Every day, over 800,000 people wake up hungry in the Chicago area, including one out of five children. And rather than lessening, the need is intensifying, with demand at one local food bank up 68% over the last four years…  learn More about The Greater Chicago Food Depository distributes over 60 million pounds of food to families in Cook County

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From the Trunk of a Car, an Inspiration to Feed Millions

Aug 14, 2012

In 1975, Kathleen DiChiara set out to make a difference in the lives of the hungry in her New Jersey neighborhood. A self-proclaimed problem solver, Kathleen started distributing food to the hungry out of the trunk of her station wagon…  learn More about From the Trunk of a Car, an Inspiration to Feed Millions

Women packaging surplus food for Forgotten Harvest

Feeding the hungry in the 'Comeback City'

Aug 24, 2012

According to the US Department of Agriculture, 96 billion pounds of food goes to waste each year in this country – one-quarter of all food produced. Meanwhile;  with the economy still faltering in many parts of the country, a record number of people are turning to emergency feeding programs nationwide…  learn More about Feeding the hungry in the 'Comeback City'




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

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