Category: Stories

Economic Empowerment: Avon Foundation And Its Beneficiaries Aim To End Financial Abuse

For victims of domestic violence, the signs are not always as obvious as a bruise or broken bone. According to the National Network to End Domestic Violence, in 98 percent of abusive relationships victims experienced financial abuse— tactics designed to limit an abuse victim’s access to assets. The decision to leave an economically abusive relationship can be especially […]

Breast Cancer Through the Eyes of a Husband, Father and AVON 39er

Every two minutes there is a new diagnosis of invasive breast cancer in the U.S., and sadly, breast cancer will affect one in eight women her lifetime. Mike North, 75, is an 11-time AVON 39 participant. Since 2010, North has walked a total of 432 miles and raised nearly $31,000 to benefit the Avon Foundation for […]