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Mar 6, 2017
- Avon proudly supports International Women's Day and its campaign for #BeBoldForChange by taking bold action against domestic violence

The Avon Foundation for Women, the world's largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy focused on issues that matter most to women, has today pledged its largest single donation, nearly £2 million,...

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Mar 7, 2016

NEW YORK, March 7, 2016 – Today, Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women announced a significant milestone: $1 billion in contributions dedicated to causes that matter most to women. In honor of...

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Sep 14, 2015
Nearly 2,300 Women and Men Conquered 39.3 Miles to Crush Breast Cancer

Santa Barbara, CA September 13, 2015 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer, formerly known as the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, kicked off its 13th annual event in Santa Barbara, California...

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Jul 12, 2015
More than 2,000 Women and Men Conquered 39.3 Miles to Crush Breast Cancer

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2015 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer, formerly known as the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, continued this weekend in San Francisco raising $4.6 million to...

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Jul 2, 2015

JULY 2, 2015 – Austin, TX – The Avon Foundation for Women, the world’s largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy that focuses on issues that matter most to women, is partnering with...

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May 18, 2015
More than 1,600 Women and Men Conquer 39.3-miles to Crush Breast Cancer

BOSTON, May 17, 2015 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer, formerly known as the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, continued this weekend in Boston raising $3.7 million to accelerate breast...

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May 3, 2015
2,000 Women and Men Conquer 39.3-miles to Crush Breast Cancer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 3, 2015 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer, formerly known as the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, continued this weekend in Washington, D.C. raising more than $4.6...

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Apr 26, 2015
More than 1,250 Women and Men Conquer 39.3-miles to Crush Breast Cancer

Houston, April 26, 2015 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer, formerly known as the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, completed its 100th event this weekend raising $2.7 million to accelerate...

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Apr 22, 2015

Today on Earth Day, Avon Products, Inc. [NYSE: AVP] announced that through 2014 the Avon Healthy Forests, Beautiful World global fundraising program has donated more than $7.5 million for global...

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Apr 21, 2015
Study to inform the launch of “NO MÁS” the first national awareness campaign to engage the Latin@ community in ending domestic violence and sexual assault

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 21, 2015 – Today, leading non-profits and advocates for domestic violence and sexual assault prevention gathered on Capitol Hill to announce the findings of the...

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Feb 9, 2015
Events to Take Place in Seven Cities Across the U.S. in 2015

NEW YORK, February 9, 2015 – The Avon Foundation for Women, the world’s largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy focused on issues that matter most to women, unveiled a new brand and name...

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Nov 25, 2014
Maria Sharapova supports the Avon Foundation to encourage donations on #GivingTuesday

The Avon Foundation for Women, the world's largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy focused on issues that matter most to women, has joined the #GivingTuesday movement and will raise $1 million...

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Oct 20, 2014
Nearly 3,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; 11 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

NEW YORK, October 19, 2014 –The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in New York this weekend, raising $7 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to...

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Oct 14, 2014
Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is cancer that originated in the breast but has spread to other parts of the body, such as liver, lung, bones and brain. MBC is the cause of 40,000 deaths every year in the U.S.

On National Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Awareness Day, October 13, the MBC Alliance revealed the results of their Landscape Report, Changing the Landscape for People Living with Metastatic...

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Oct 1, 2014
#CheckYourself Kicks Off With Music Video Created With and Featuring Acclaimed Singer, Songwriter and Choreographer Paula Abdul

NEW YORK, October 1, 2014 / PR Newswire / — Today, on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Avon Foundation for Women launches a powerful new call to action: #CheckYourself....

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Sep 9, 2014
Initiative Provides Multi-Disciplinary Training and Technical Assistance to Public Service Officials and NGO Representatives to Protect Victims and Improve Criminal Justice Response

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, September 9, 2014 – Today, Vital Voices Global Partnership and AEquitas: The Prosecutor’s Resource on Violence Against Women will implement the Justice Institute on...

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Sep 7, 2014
2,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

Santa Barbara, September 7, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in Santa Barbara this weekend, raising $4.6 million to accelerate breast cancer research;...

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Jul 25, 2014
Recognized for Promising Technologies Identified to Speed Cancer Research

NEW YORK - On July 21, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) recognized the Avon Foundation-funded Breast Cancer Start-up Challenge as an award winner of HHS Innovates, a...

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Jul 14, 2014
1,800 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in San Francisco this weekend, raising $4 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve...

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Jun 2, 2014
2,200 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Seven Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

CHICAGO, June 1, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in Chicago this weekend, raising $4.7 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to...

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May 29, 2014

NEW YORK, May 29 – Despite the high level of public attention devoted to breast cancer awareness, more than 60 percent of respondents in a new national survey commissioned by Pfizer Inc. say...

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May 28, 2014
23 Global Scholars Will Train at Leading Avon Foundation-funded U.S. Breast Cancer Centers in 2014 to Help Women in Home Countries

NEW YORK (May 28, 2014) – The Avon Foundation for Women today announced its second class of Avon Global Breast Cancer Clinical Scholars, which will train breast cancer specialists living...

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May 18, 2014
Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast and Boston Hometown Hero Aly Raisman Joined Avon Walkers at Reebok Headquarters on Saturday

BOSTON, May 18, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in Boston this weekend, raising $3.9 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to...

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May 4, 2014
2,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; 8 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 4, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in Washington, D.C. this weekend, raising $4.5 million to accelerate breast cancer research;...

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Apr 13, 2014
More than 1,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

HOUSTON, April 13, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season kicked off in Houston this weekend, raising more than $2 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve...

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