During 2020, Bank of America has contributed more than $700,000 to Arkansas organizations.
Working with local partners, Bank of America identified 29 organizations in Arkansas that faced immediate needs. In total, the financial institution contributed $708,000 to Arkansas organizations.
“2020 has truly been unprecedented and filled with a myriad of challenges, and the way that Bank of America has been able to step up to support our fellow Arkansans this year has made me even more passionate about the work we do,” Donald J. Cook, Arkansas Market President, Bank of America, said in a statement.. “We truly believe these outstanding nonprofit partners are changing lives here in Arkansas, and we look forward to working alongside them as we move into 2021.”
The list of Arkansas organizations impacted in 2020 by Bank of America includes theArkansas Arts Center, the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame, Arkansas Foodbank, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Baptist Health Foundation, the Boys and Girls Club, CASA of Northwest Arkansas, The Clinton Foundation, Credit Counseling of Arkansas, Economics Arkansas, El Zócalo Immigrant Resource Center, Friendly Chapel, Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas, Heifer International, Helen Walton Children’s Center, Junior Achievement of Arkansas, Just Communities of Arkansas, Little Rock Chamber, Museum of Discovery, Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter, Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, Our House, P.A.R.K. (Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids) Foundation, Peace At Home Family Shelter, Restoration Village, Samaritan Community Center, University of Arkansas Foundation, Watershed Human and Community Development Agency, and the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas.
Bank of America also made personal protective equipment (PPE) equipment to Arkansas nonprofits. These donations totaled 116,000 masks, 1,824 bottles of hand sanitizer and 4,000 gloves. The organizations impacted include Arkansas Foodbank, Baptist Health Foundation, CASA of Northwest Arkansas, City Year, Friendly Chapel, Life Skills for Youth, Our House, Peace At Home Family Shelter, P.A.R.K. (Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids) Foundation, The Salvation Army, Samaritan Community Center, University of Arkansas Foundation, and Watershed Human and Community Development Agency.