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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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Oct 2, 2012
25 Avon Global Scholars Training at Leading Avon Foundation-Funded Breast Cancer Centers Across United States

NEW YORK, October 2 – In recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, the Avon Foundation for Women welcomed its first class of 25 Avon Global Breast Cancer Clinical...

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Sep 25, 2012
Avon Walk Raises More Than $4.7 Million for Breast Cancer Research and Care

Fergie, eight-time Grammy Award winner and global ambassador for the Avon Foundation for Women, was a special guest at the tenth annual...

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Sep 24, 2012
Avon Walk Raises More Than $4.7 Million for Breast Cancer Research and Care

SANTA BARBARA, CA, September 24, 2012 — Fergie, eight-time Grammy Award winner and global ambassador for the Avon Foundation for Women, was a special guest at the 10th annual Southern California...

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Jul 8, 2012
Nearly 2,200 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3 Mile Walk; Grants Awarded to Ten Local Breast Cancer Organizations

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2012 - The 10th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk San Francisco this weekend, which raised $4.8 million to advance access to care and...

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Jun 24, 2012
More Than 850 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3 Mile Walk; Grants Awarded to Six Local Breast Cancer Organizations

BRECKENRIDGE, CO, June 24, 2012 – The tenth annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk Rocky Mountains this weekend, which raised more than $1.7 million to advance...

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Jun 3, 2012
More Than 2,800 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3 Mile Walk; Grants Awarded to 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations

CHICAGO, June 3, 2012 – The tenth annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk Chicago this weekend, which raised $6.3 million to advance access to care and finding a...

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May 20, 2012
More Than 2100 Women and Men Joined Together to Participate in 39.3-mile Walk; 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

BOSTON, May 20, 2012 – The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer tenth birthday season continued with the annual Avon Walk in Boston this weekend, which raised $4.8 million to advance access to care and...

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May 10, 2012
25 Global Scholars to Train at Leading Avon Foundation-funded U.S. Breast Cancer Centers in 2012

NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 – In recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, the Avon Foundation for Women announced its first class of Avon Global Breast Cancer...

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May 6, 2012
More Than 2,200 Women and Men Join Together to Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Ten Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2012 – The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer 10th birthday season continued with the annual Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. this weekend, which raised $5 million to advance...

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Apr 22, 2012
More Than 1,000 Women and Men Join Together to Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Eight Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

HOUSTON, April 22, 2012 – The tenth annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season kicked off with the fifth annual Avon Walk in Houston this weekend, which raised $2 million to advance access to...

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Apr 19, 2012
Thousands of Participants from Washington, D.C. and Across the U.S. are “In It to End It” in Annual Weekend Fundraising Event to Support Breast Cancer Cause

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 19, 2012 – The 2012 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series kicks off its tenth year in Washington, D.C. on May 5-6. The Avon Walk series, which honors its 10th birthday in...

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Mar 21, 2012
Five Black Women Die Needlessly Per Day from Breast Cancer in the United States

NEW YORK, March 21, 2012/PRNewswire/ — Nearly five black women die needlessly per day from breast cancer in the United States – a total of 1,722 deaths annually – according to a study...

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Mar 7, 2012
mark. Brand Ambassador Ashley Greene Supports National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

As National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month comes to a close, m.powerment by mark. in partnership with the Avon Foundation for Women, announces a total...

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Mar 5, 2012

Reese Witherspoon, Avon Global Ambassador & Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation for Women, today launches the new Empowerment "Circle of Support"...

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Feb 28, 2012
U.K.’s Women’s Aid, YWCA Canada, Rwanda Women Network and India’s Breakthrough recognized for exemplary communications

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 29, 2012) /PRNewswire/ — Avon Global Ambassador & Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation for Women Reese Witherspoon and Avon Chairman and CEO Andrea Jung today awarded...

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