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Avon Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to improve the lives of women and their families.


Incorporated in 1955 in NY - Founded in 1955 to improve the lives of women, the foundation today is the world's largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy focused solely on issues that matter most to women. Through 2012, Avon global philanthropy has donated more than $910 million in over 50 countries for women's causes. Avon philanthropy currently focuses on breast cancer research and access to care through the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, and efforts to reduce domestic and gender violence through the Speak Out Against Domestic Violence program. .


Avon Foundation

Public charity




777 Third Ave. New York City, NY United States 10017-1401

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