Avon Products, Inc.
The Avon Foundation is committed to helping educate and empower women and bring an end to domestic violence. As a significant leader in women's empowerment and health, Avon is proud to expand it's support for the domestic violence cause with the new Speak Out Against Domestic Violence
program, announced in July 2004. Speak Out Against Domestic Violence
will focus on education, awareness and prevention programs, as well as support for victims. The initiative's spokesperson is Oscar-nominated actress and producer/director Salma Hayek. The program launch includes a new free domestic violence resource brochure distributed by Avon's 650,000 US sales representatives, as well as online on the Avon Foundation's website here
The program also includes grassroots awareness and education through the Avon Sales Representative network, model domestic violence education and support programs based at Avon's regional facilities across the US, Public Service Announcements to increase understanding of this critical issue and start to break the cycle of violence, and global outreach in partnership with Avon facilities worldwide.
Now Avon provides a great opportunity to show your fashion sense and raise funds and awareness for domestic violence! The new Speak Out Against Domestic Violence
Bracelet will be available for purchase soon! The adjustable bracelet is periwinkle blue rubber with silvertone plate engraved "Speak Out." The price is just $3.00, with $2.00 donated to the Avon Foundation Speak Out Against Domestic Violence
program to support education, awareness and prevention programs, and services for victims. Each bracelet comes with Avon's informative domestic violence brochure. To order the bracelet, see your Avon Representative
, or click on this link on the Shop.Avon.com
website. It is a great way to make a statement against domestic violence without saying a word.The Avon Foundation, recognizing its responsibility to be an exemplary corporate citizen, is contributing to the well-being of the communities where their associates live and work.
They have established a comprehensive program, the Avon Foundation Associate Giving Program
, which includes an annual giving campaign, a matching gifts program and an Avon volunteer program. All Activities instill a culture of giving at Avon and stimulates associatesí understanding and commitment to philanthropy and community service. Read more about Avon's Employee and Representative Programs
on the Avon Foundation website.