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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

May 31, 2012
More than 50 Countries Join Together to Support the Restoration of Endangered Forests in South America and Indonesia - the "Lungs of the Earth"

In anticipation of UN World Environment Day in June, Avon Hello Green Tomorrow is once again mobilizing people around the globe to help restore critically...

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...

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...

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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