Critical Needs

Nearly $22 million in grants to over 1,000 nonprofits is helping to address immediate critical needs 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.

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’

Three men sitting in office at SEARCH Homeless Services

Transforming Lives, Building Futures in Houston

Aug 03, 2012

Some 40,000 Houstonians experienced homelessness in the past year, with lack of education, joblessness and mental illness all contributing to the rising epidemic of people living on the street…  learn More about Transforming Lives, Building Futures in Houston

Man and woman standing in Food Bank for New York City kitchen and smiling

Food Bank For New York City Fights Hunger Across the Five Boroughs

Aug 01, 2012

New York City, home to an enormous number of supermarkets and restaurants, has 2.9 million residents who experience difficulty in affording food. Throughout the five boroughs, 1.4 million people—mainly women, children, seniors, the working poor and people with disabilities—rely on soup kitchens and food pantries to get the food they need…  learn More about Food Bank For New York City Fights Hunger Across the Five Boroughs

EMT in driver's seat

Skilled Care With a Local Personal Touch in Boston

Jul 05, 2012

In a busy region like Eastern Massachusetts, many residents look to EasCare, a locally-owned and operated ambulance company, for high quality medical care transportation with a personal touch…  learn More about Skilled Care With a Local Personal Touch in Boston

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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

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

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