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Mar 31, 2014
Organizations from all over the Globe Applauded for Exemplary Communications Efforts

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 - The Avon Foundation for Women announced today the five winners of the 3rd Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women, concluding a month...

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Mar 24, 2014
Hundreds to Join Annual Walk to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Research, Treatment and Care

HOUSTON, March 24, 2014 – The 2014 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series kicks off April 12-13 in Houston -- the first of eight walks across the country to raise lifesaving funds for breast...

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Mar 20, 2014
Initiative Supports Victims of Extreme Forms of Gender-Based Violence and Creates Global Criminal Justice Responses in India, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa and other countries

March 20, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women, a collaboration of Vital Voices Global Partnership, the Avon Foundation for Women and the U.S....

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Mar 19, 2014
Leading Corporations Announce Millions of Dollars in Commitments to Public-Private Partnerships during “NO MORE Week”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 19, 2014 – Major corporations joined forces this week to pledge millions of dollars in new commitments to help end domestic violence and sexual assault as part...

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Mar 7, 2014
Organizations from All over the Globe Applauded for Exemplary Communications efforts

NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 - In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Avon Foundation for Women announced finalists for the 3rd annual Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About...

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Mar 6, 2014
Nearly 66,000 Domestic Violence Victims Helped On a Single Day, But Almost 10,000 Requests for Help Go Unanswered

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 6, 2014 – Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) released a new research report that found, in a single 24-hour period, more than 66,000...

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Mar 5, 2014
Promising technologies identified to speed cancer research

NEW YORK, NY, March 5, 2014 – Ten finalists of a world-wide competition to bring emerging breast cancer research technologies to market faster were announced today by the Avon Foundation for...

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Mar 4, 2014
Unequal access to diagnosis and treatment results in deaths of 1,710 black women annually

A national study published today found a black: white disparity in breast cancer mortality in 39 of the most populous U.S. cities, with 35 of...

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Nov 25, 2013
Megan Fox, Lucy Hale and Chris Paul support the Avon Foundation as it helps people #SeeTheSigns of abuse through a powerful global social media campaign

Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, actress Megan Fox, the face of Avon Instinct fragrances, supported the Avon...

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Oct 28, 2013

NEW YORK, October 28, 2013 - The Avon Foundation for Women has announced the approval of more than $10 million in new grants to support more than 71 breast cancer organizations and 27 domestic...

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Oct 20, 2013
Nearly 3,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-Mile Walk; Grants Awarded to 10 Breast Cancer Organizations

NEW YORK, October 20, 2013 – The 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer New York this weekend, which raised $6.7 million to advance...

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Sep 29, 2013
Nearly 2,000 Women and Men Join Together to Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Eight Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

SAN FRANCISCO, September 29, 2013 – The 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk San Francisco this weekend, raising more than $4.2 million to advance...

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Sep 23, 2013
Overwhelming Majority of Americans Have Never Discussed These Hidden Issues with Children or Friends and 65% of Victims Who Come Forward Say No One Helped

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 – The Avon Foundation for Women today announced results from the “NO MORE Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Survey of Attitudes and Experiences of Teens and Adults

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Sep 19, 2013
Student and Entrepreneur Mentor Teams to Develop Strategic Business Plan and Launch Biotech Start-Up

A world-wide competition to bring emerging breast cancer technologies to market is being launched by the Avon Foundation for Women, in partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of...

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Sep 9, 2013
2,000 Women and Men Join Together to Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Nine Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

SANTA BARBARA, CA September 8, 2013 – The 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk Santa Barbara this weekend, raising more than $4.4 million to advance...

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Jun 2, 2013
2,400 Women and Men Join Together to Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Eight Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

CHICAGO, June 2, 2013 – The 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk in Chicago this weekend, raising more than $5.2 million to advance access to care and...

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May 19, 2013
1,900 Women and Men Join Together to Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Nine Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

Boston - May 19, 2013 – The 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk in Boston this weekend, raising more than $4 million to advance access to care and...

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May 5, 2013
2,000 Women and Men Join Together to Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk, 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 2013 – The 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. this weekend, raising $4.5 million to advance access to...

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Apr 22, 2013
More Than 1,000 Women and Men Join Together to Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Seven Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

HOUSTON, April 21, 2013 – The 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season kicked off with the sixth annual Avon Walk in Houston this weekend, which raised $2.1 million to advance access...

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Mar 8, 2013
Organizations from Pakistan, Tanzania, Nepal, Peru and the Ukraine recognized for exemplary communications

In recognition of International Women's Day, Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault and Avon Products, Inc. CEO Sheri McCoy announced that...

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Jan 2, 2013
Walks to Take Place in Eight Cities aross the United States

NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2013 – Lace up your sneakers and get ready for the 2013 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season! The Avon Foundation for Women released the 2013 Avon Walk schedule today, kicking...

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Dec 20, 2012

(NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2012) – The Avon Foundation for Women has awarded eight new grants to domestic violence organizations across the United States in December, including: $200,000 to The...

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Nov 29, 2012
Leading Human Rights Defenders From Around the World Gather in Brazil to Advance Innovative Approaches to Ending Violence Against Women

BRASILIA, BRAZIL (NOVEMBER 29, 2012) — The Avon Foundation for Women, Brazil’s Avon Institute and Vital Voices launched the second global summit of the Global Partnership to End Violence...

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Oct 28, 2012
More than 900 women and men participate in the 39.3-mile Avon Walk; Grants Awarded to Five North and South Carolina Breast Cancer Organizations

CHARLOTTE, NC, October 28, 2012 – The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer’s tenth birthday season concluded with the Avon Walk Charlotte this weekend, which raised more than $1.75 million to advance...

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Oct 22, 2012
More than 3,400 women and men participate in the 39.3-mile Avon Walk; Grants Awarded to 9 New York-area Breast Cancer Organizations

NEW YORK, October 22, 2012 – The 10th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk New York this weekend, which raised more than $8.3 million to advance access to care...

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