Through their award-winning advertising programs, businesses provide financial support for critical, yet underfunded, education, wellness, veterans, and environmental initiatives. EcoMedia, a division of CBS, has turned the advertising landscape into a catalyst for tangible social change. Volunteers of America works with EcoMedia on a variety of projects to improve quality of life in communities across the country.
The Home Depot
Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has given more than $11 million to Volunteers of America to improve housing solutions for homeless veterans and their families. The partnership between the two organizations has funded more than 73 veterans' housing projects, providing more than 2,500 units for veterans, including more than 400 units specifically for women veterans and their families. Projects included housing in Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Washington. In addition, Team Depot, The Home Depot's associate-led volunteer force, has completed countless projects in partnership with Volunteers of America affiliates across the country. Volunteers of America's partnership with The Home Depot is part of the company's nationwide commitment to improving the homes and lives of U.S. military veterans and their families. In the last four years, Team Depot has transformed more than 17,000 homes for veterans and their families with the support of more than $85 million in donations from The Home Depot Foundation.
HSBC, one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations, has been connecting people to global opportunities since 1865. HSBC Bank USA has partnered with a number of nonprofit organizations to deliver programs that focus on education, community development and the environment. Through a mix of financial giving and employee volunteerism, HSBC Bank USA contributes to and works well with organizations that align with their goals. Their generous support has been invaluable in helping Volunteers of America move forward on expanding and enhancing the services we provide to veterans. With their help, we have launched a multi-year initiative to expand wraparound services for veterans, especially vulnerable veterans in targeted high-risk, high-need communities.
Juice Plus+ ® has been a strong supporter of Volunteers of America since 1988. The generosity of Juice Plus+ and their employees helps deliver community programs that address today's most pressing social needs, from hunger to housing. We are grateful Juice Plus+ recently announced a goal to expand its philanthropic initiative through a commitment to donate 10 million Complete Shake Meals to nourish men, women and children across the country. This new commitment includes donations to 17 different affiliates. We are proud to partner with Juice Plus+ to serve America's most vulnerable
Major League Baseball Players Trust
The Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America work together to benefit people in need and encourage others to get involved to help children, at-risk youth and families. The partnership has resulted in a youth volunteer initiative in which players lead local Action Teams whose mission is to inspire high school students to become volunteers in their communities
Family owned and operated since 1963, Niagara Bottling is the largest private label bottled water supplier in the United States. Niagara Bottling and their philanthropic division, Niagara Cares, is committed to supporting local and national community initiatives by engaging stakeholders and investing its resources for vulnerable children and their families. Volunteers of America is working with Niagara Bottling to fund key improvements in our children and youth programs in their local communities.