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The increase of single parent families: An examination of causes

  1. 1. AVON FOUNDATION 2003 Breast Cancer Gifts Committed - by Program Area Organization Grant Project Description Amount AVON BREAST CANCER CRUSADE Direct Clinical Care/Public Hospitals $ 1,000,000 Boston Medical Center Boston, MA To support expansion (to three community clinics in the BMC network) of the comprehensive quot;Avon Foundationquot; breast cancer screening, diagnostic and treatment program targeted to women challenged by language, cultural and economic barriers. $ 1,300,000 Hektoen Institute for Medical Research LLC at Cook County Hospital Chicago, IL To expand its efforts to bring state-of-the-art quality breast oncology care to minority-underserved populations; to support continued participation in NCI-approved clinical trials; and increase the capacity of the patient navigator staff. $ 452,350 The Jewish Hospital (Health Alliance) Cincinnati, OH To support the replacement of an outdated mobile mammography van; a patient navigator, and a small fund to cover special needs of low-income, uninsured women. $ 1,000,000 John Wayne Cancer Institute at St. John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA To fund a collaboration between John Wayne and the Center for Healthy Aging. The partnership will focus on education, outreach, screening, diagnostic and treatment services for women over the age of 65. $ 1,000,000 Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown Medical Center Washington, DC To support infrastructure and personnel in the creation of the first quot;beachheadquot; of a community service network in the poorest neighborhoods of Washington, DC. Total Direct Clinical Care/Public Hospitals $ 4,752,350 Public Education/Outreach/Patient Navigation/Advocacy $ 100,000 The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UC Irvine Medical Center Orange, CA To continue their patient navigator program. Funds will support salary for primary patient navigator, printing, and local transportation for women to their appointments, translations services and program evaluation. $ 5,000,000 Cicatelli Associates, Inc. New York, NY To directly fund the community-based breast cancer outreach and education programs at 135 community based non-profit organiztions, and the Avon Breast Care Fund Coordinating Center's administrative costs. <Cicatelli Link> $ 16,000 Cicatelli Associates, Inc. New York, NY To support the Avon Foundation Breast Care Fund data analysis project. $ 100,000 CityTeam Ministries San Francisco, CA To support a breast cancer detection initiative at the San Francisco location of CityTeam that will be designed to identify women with breast problems and get them the care they need as soon as possible. Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center/Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center $ 300,000 New York, NY Patient support, navigation and advocacy program for patients of the Avon Foundation Breast Imaging Center, to be opened in May, 2004. $ 20,000 National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund Washington, DC Support 13 international scholars to attend the Annual Advocacy Training Conference on May 3-6, 2003 in Washington, DC. $ 150,000 National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund Washington, DC Page 1 of 8
  2. 2. Organization Grant Project Description Amount To support its global expansion of the Project LEAD Program. $ 20,000 National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund Washington, DC To support international scholars to attend the Annual Advocacy Training Conference on May 1-4, 2004 in Washington, DC. $ 250,000 National Cancer Institute Rockville, MD To establish a focused training program for survivor-advocates working directly with researchers at institutions that receive NCI SPORE (Specialized Programs of Research Excellence) Awards. $ 200,000 Oregon Department of Human Services Portland, OR To support clinical breast exam training for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who perform screening services in localities throughout Oregon, and for breast cancer outreach, education and patient navigation services. $ 57,500 St. John's Riverside Hospital Yonkers, NY To support the salary of a breast cancer patient navigator in the women's health center. $ 400,000 University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center Birmingham, AL To support its very successful quot;Community Health Advisor Programquot;, which the Avon Foundation has been supporting since March, 2000, including the development of all training materials and curricula. $ 1,000,000 Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospital Atlanta, GA For continued support of the: 1) Community Health Advisor Program; 2) Patient Navigators; 3) Multi- disciplinary breast clinic directed by breast oncologist Dr. Ruth O'Regan; and4) Continuation of tumor bank. Total Public Education/Outreach/Patient Navigation/Advocacy $ 7,613,500 Research $ 600,000 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA To support seed grants for new approaches to breast imaging, continued development of a tissue repository and related database and new drug development. Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center/Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center $ 200,000 New York, NY To support research in the area of environmental factors and genetic susceptibility in the causation of breast cancer. $ 56,700 Iris Cantor Breast Imaging Center/UCLA Foundation Los Angeles, CA Salary support for one radiologist to complete a one-year specialty fellowship in breast imaging, under the direction of Dr. Bassett. $ 170,000 Iris Cantor Breast Imaging Center/UCLA Foundation Los Angeles, CA To support three one-year long fellowships, beginning in April 2004. Funds will support salary for three radiologists to complete a one-year specialty fellowship in breast imaging, under the direction of Dr. Bassett. $ 100,000 Marin County Breast Cancer Watch San Rafael, CA General operating support, and preparation of an application, in cooperation with the University of California at San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, for a $900,000 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. $ 500,000 Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Comprehensive Cancer Center Boston, MA Continuation of studies being conducted in connection with the quot;gene breast cancer chipquot; project. $ 10,000,000 Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Medical Center Baltimore, MD Page 2 of 8
  3. 3. Organization Grant Project Description Amount To establish the Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Center; to support an innovative prevention research project focused on estrogen-negative breast tumors; to support clinical care programs for the underserved, primarily African-American populations. $ 200,000 University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center Birmingham, AL To support the research being conducted by quot;Avon Scholarsquot; recruited and supported to date by prior Avon gifts. $ 500,000 University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center Denver, CO Continued support of research associated with the role of sex hormones in breast cancer, core lab equipment, a statistician and seed grants for new breast cancer research projects, under the supervision of Dr. Kate Horwitz. Total Research $ 12,326,700 Support Services $ 25,000 The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Austin Austin, TX Contribution to support the Brackenridge Breast Clinic Support Program. $ 100,000 Breast Cancer Resource Committee Washington, DC General operating support in connection with the Rise, Sister Rise Program. $ 500,000 Cancer Care, Inc. NY, NY Continue AVONCares Program at current level of funding through May 2004, targeting women in the New York tri-state area. $ 75,000 The Children's Treehouse Foundation Denver, CO Continuation of the successful program started with their first Avon gift, a psychosocial support program for the young children of mothers with breast cancer. $ 300,000 Food & Friends Washington, DC To support services of more than 50,000 meals, the continuing service of the nutritionist to families, and Food and Friends' community education programs. $ 200,000 Mendocino County Cancer Resource Center Mendocino, CA To support the quot;WE CANquot; program which provides quot;consultation planning and recordationquot; education and methods to women undergoing evaluation for breast abnormalities. $ 50,000 Young Survival Coalition New York, NY General operating support. Total Support Services $ 1,250,000 Total for Avon Breast Cancer Crusade $ 27,109,809 * There is a present value discount adjustment for financial statement presentation purposes of $1,167,259. WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM Education $ 5,000 Alice Lloyd College Pippa Passes, NY Scholarship Program for non-traditional female students. $ 2,000 Beyondmedia Education Chicago, IL To support its media workshops and employment of women/girls to create documentaries to tell their stories. $ 2,000 Chickasaw Foundation Ada, OK To fund a scholarship for Native American women who desire to pursue a degree in entrepreneurship at East Central University in Ada, OK. $ 3,000 College of Mount Saint Joseph Cincinnati, OH To support the Project Scope program which is a three-year pre-college orientation and monitoring program designed to prepare female African-American high school students for entrance to college. Page 3 of 8
  4. 4. Organization Grant Project Description Amount $ 18,000 College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA Avon Science Scholars Program. $ 11,500 Diamond State Classic Wilmington, DE College scholarships for senior high school girls who play basketball. $ 5,000 Junior Achievement of Delaware Wilmington, DE To provide financial support for the Young Women's Call to Action Program - a full-day workshop and job shadowing where young women in high school will learn about career opportunities, money management and self-esteem. $ 3,000 The Launch Foundation for Brighter Futures Schaumburg, IL Unrestricted funds. Launch is dedicated to helping young black women succeed through realistic images of black beauty and profiles of positive role models. $ 4,000 League of United Latin American Citizens Atlanta, GA Scholarships to four outstanding female Hispanic students. $ 10,000 The Mary Louis Academy Jamaica Estates, NY To support the capital campaign and scholarships for children from single parent households in need. $ 3,000 The National Foundation For Teaching Entrepreneurship White Plains, NY To support the expansion of its entrepreneurship education program to low income high school aged girls in Westchester County. $ 2,000 Ramapo College Foundation Mahway, NJ Three $1,000 scholarships for minority women or women with a disability pursuing an undergraduate degree. $ 2,000 Rockland Community College Foundation Suffern, NY To award $500 scholarships to five disadvantaged female students in need of child care. $ 2,000 Rockland Negro Scholarship Fund Nanuet, NY Two $1,000 college scholarships for female students. $ 50,000 Spirit of Independence Fund/NYIT Central Islip, NY Vocational Independence Program. $ 2,000 Twenty-First Century Sisterhood, Inc. Detroit, MI To ensure all girls within Metropolitan Detroit are exposed to the values of education, interpersonal discipline, and goal setting. $ 36,000 The University at Albany Foundation Albany, NY Continue support of the Life Impact Scholarship Program for eight non-traditional women. $ 3,500 Urban Learning Center Highland Heights, KY To support their Gateway Program which provides educational opportunity to hundreds of area low income women. $ 1,000 Women's Forum, Inc. New York, NY Education Fund for Mature Women. $ 4,000 Women's Research & Education Fund White Plains, NY To support a 4th cycle of the Latina Women's Enterprise Project (LWEP) providing entrepreneurial training, mentoring opportunities and life skills seminars to Hispanic women aspiring to start their own businesses. Total Education $ 169,000 Page 4 of 8
  5. 5. Organization Grant Project Description Amount Arts and Humanities $ 15,500 Maryvale Rosemead, CA Continue to fund a position in the Activities Department that would provide a Music and Art Specialist for the Maryvale residents. The residents are abused, neglected and abandoned girls. $ 2,000 Music Theatre Workshop Chicago, IL To support the expansion of the Fabulous Females program, a year round writing and drama program that addresses the lack of programs designed specifically to meet the complicated development needs of incarcerated girls. Total Arts and Humanities $ 17,500 Community and Social Services $ 2,500 4C...for Children Cincinnati, OH To support the 4C education programs which provide learning opportunities for the child care providers (99% female) in nontraditional and traditional settings. $ 20,000 Asian Pacific American Women's Leadership Institute Waianae, HI Emerging Leaders Program. $ 3,000 Blocks Together Chicago, IL To support the quot;Women's Organizing & Leadership Projectquot; which helps low-income women develop leadership skills and advocates for community-identified change. $ 2,000 Bottomless Closet Chicago, IL To support its programs and services which provide free business clothing and career development skills training to low-income women. $ 2,000 Bottomless Closet Milwaukee, WI To support the quot;Leaders of Tomorrowquot; program which offers workshops and mentoring sessions for low-income women in order to further enhance effective business and life planning skills that will impact their lives and career opportunities. $ 10,000 Casa La Providencia Old San Juan, PR To provide household products necessary for the well-being of women victims with drug and alcohol problems. $ 10,000 Casa Protegida Julia de Burgos San Juan, PR General operating expenses for services for abused women and their families. $ 2,000 Catholic Charities Harbor House Wichita, KS To support its services i.e. 24-hour hotline, job training, counseling and community outreach, etc. for battered women and their children. Harbor House is one of only two domestic violence shelters in Wichita. $ 3,000 The Center for Enriched Living Riverwoods, IL To support the quot;Today's Womanquot; Program which is designed for women with developmental disabilities. $ 10,000 Cincinnati Works Cincinnati, OH To provide partial funding for the quot;Job Readiness Programquot;, which helps quot;chronically under- employedquot; women escape poverty through the acquisition and retention of self-supporting jobs. $ 7,500 The David & Margaret Home La Verne, CA To support its 12-week self-empowerment program for abused and abandoned girls. The program will build upon the therapeutic goals of overall education, emotional, physical and moral development. Page 5 of 8
  6. 6. Organization Grant Project Description Amount $ 4,000 Domestic Violence Shelter & Services, Inc. Wilmington, NC To support the Training for a Lifetime Program which teaches practical skills and develops the potential of women who are transitioning from domestic violence victims to successful, self- sustaining survivors. $ 4,000 A Door of Hope Bear, DE To support its long-term, educational Residence Program to assist adult, pregnant women in establishing personal goals and pursuing a higher level of education $ 3,000 Family Rescue, Inc. Chicago, IL To support the Court Advocacy Program which assists women and girls to free themselves from dating and domestic violence. $ 5,000 Foley House for Women & Children Whittier, CA To assist women in their GED program and upgrade their Learning Center computer program. $ 3,000 Friends of Battered Women & Their Children Morton Grove, IL For their 24-hour crisis line, counseling programs and court advocacy program. $ 10,000 Girls Incorporated New York, NY Economic Literacy Program. $ 5,000 Glad House Cincinnati, OH To provide partial funding for the Strengthening Families Program which teaches family skills and parent training to women who have children ages 6-11 and have substance abuse problems. $ 500 Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center West Islip, NY To support its patient education materials in the Breast Health Center. $ 3,000 The Guidance Center New Rochelle, NY To support a new project benefiting the growing populations of Hispanic women who find themselves isolated, depressed and culturally adrift in the community. $ 3,000 The Harbour, Inc. Park Ridge, IL To support the Transitional Living Program which is designed to assist homeless, abused, runaway and neglected girls to emotional and economic independence. $ 5,000 Haven House Pasadena, CA Assist in completion of a new Children/Teen Center to serve children who reside in its shelter and to give them the opportunity to break the cycle of violence. $ 5,000 The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education Bridgeport, CT Contribution in lieu of attending its Annual Benefit Dinner. $ 2,500 Interfaith Housing Association Westport, CT To support the Bacharach Community, their shelter for mothers and their children who are homeless. $ 2,500 Jewish Family Service of Metro West/The Rachel Coalition Florham Park, NJ Unrestricted funds $ 3,000 Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Des Plaines, IL To support ReConnections, a new project helping formerly incarcerated women with children reconnect with their families and reestablish themselves back into their community. $ 2,000 Malta House of Good Counsel Norwalk, CT To provide resident programs, and programs to provide stability, independence and self-sufficiency to expectant and parenting single women and their children. Page 6 of 8
  7. 7. Organization Grant Project Description Amount $ 18,000 Maud Booth Academy Cincinnati, OH To provide funding for a full-time, on-site counselor at the school to provide educational support for the children (53% female) and the high-risk single mothers. This population is primarily African- American. $ 500 Menorah Medical Center Auxiliary Overland Park, KS To support its B.E.S.T. (Breast Exam Self Teaching) Program. $ 25,000 National Domestic Violence Hotline Austin, TX To assist in producing Spanish outreach materials for the hotline. $ 2,500 The Foundation Center New York, NY General operating support. $ 3,000 The Night Ministry Chicago, IL To support the Open Door Youth Emergency Shelter for runaway and homeless female adolescents. $ 25,000 The Partnership Against Domestic Violence Atlanta, GA To provide funding for operating costs for the following programs: 1)24-Hour Crisis Line, 2)Emergency Shelter, 3)Children's Program, 4)Transitional Housing Program, 5)Community Outreach. $ 500 Portland Women's Crisis Line Portland, OR Unrestricted funds. $ 5,000 Rockland Family Shelter New City, NY To fund Project Inclusion which provides safe emergency shelter to battered women and their children. $ 2,000 Rockland Parent-Child Center Nyack, NY To support Single Parent Support Group, Parent Support Group at Head Start and Thematic Childcare Curriculum. Approx. 1,600 women and girls benefit through these programs. $ 4,000 Safe Homes Project, Inc. Newburgh, NY To provide confidential assistance to women affected by domestic violence. $ 3,000 SAFEHOME, Inc. Overland Park, KS To support the Economic Advocacy Program which helps women leave abusive situations by becoming economically independent. $ 3,000 Sarah's Circle Chicago, IL To provide important direct support and safe refuge to homeless Chicago women. $ 3,000 SCORE Rockland County Spring Valley, NY To fund its workshop series targeted and promoted exclusively to women already in business and those interested in starting their own business. $ 2,000 Sexual Violence Center Minneapolis, MN To provide victim services to women and prevention education. $ 3,000 Support Connection Yorktown Heights, NY To support their educational health programs for teenage girls and women. $ 4,000 Tomorrow's Woman, Inc. Lakeland, FL To fund a 9-Week Career Mentor Program which is designed to focus on teaching women the fundamentals of character development through activities such as self-awareness, goal-setting, problem-solving and decision-making while identifying career interests. $ 2,000 Tuesday's Child Chicago, IL To provide continued development of an intensive outreach teen parent mentoring, peer leadership development, and early intervention program for isolated at-risk families. The majority of these families are headed by at-risk single women/teens. Page 7 of 8
  8. 8. Organization Grant Project Description Amount $ 4,000 Turning Point Enterprises, Inc. Atlanta, GA To fund a 10-Week Survival Skills Workshop to help women in crisis identify their weaknesses and create strategies for improvement. $ 2,000 Will County Habitat for Humanity Joliet, IL To provide education on all aspects of home owning and continue to strengthen communities by eliminating poverty housing and educating single mothers on home ownership. $ 3,000 WINGS Program, Inc. Palatine, IL To support the salaries of case managers and counselors who work directly with the women and children in the transitional living program which provides food, transitional shelter and supportive services to homeless women and children. $ 500 Women in Distress Fort Lauderdale, FL Unrestricted funds. $ 25,000 Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation Bronx, NY To provide financial literacy and financial counseling services for 100 mothers working toward the dual goals of sobriety and employment. Total Community and Social Services $ 272,500 Associate and Representative Initiatives $ 191,842 Associate Giving Campaign New York, NY Matching gifts for year end campaign. $ 155,000 Educational Testing Service Princeton, NJ 2003 Scholarship Program for Children of Associates $ 169,751 Matching Gifts New York, NY 2003 matching gifts $ 214,367 Scholarship America St. Peter, MN 2003 President's Club Scholarships for Children & Grandchildren $ 216,794 Scholarship America St. Peter, MN 2003 Avon Scholarship Program for Representatives Total Associate/Rep Initiatives $ 947,754 Total for Women's Empowerment Program $ 1,406,754 SPECIAL EMERGENCY RELIEF EFFORTS HEART OF AMERICA FUND A special fund created through the sale of the Avon Heart of America Pin to assist the families and children of those lost in terrorist attacks of 09.11.01 $ 497,096 Balance fund (commitments) to be distributed Total for Heart of America Fund $ 497,096 YELLOW RIBBON FUND A special fund created through the sale of the Avon Yellow Ribbon Pin to assist the families and children of military personnel lost or injured in conflicts such as Iraq and Afghanistan. $ 1,000,000 Intrepid Museum Foundation New York, NY To support The Intrepid Fallen Hero Fund which provides direct financial support to the spouses and children of military personnel lost in performance of duty. Total for Yellow Ribbon Fund $ 1,000,000 2003 GRAND TOTAL $ 30,013,659 Page 8 of 8