UNITED STATES AND CANADA
Since 1996, The Mary Kay FoundationSM has awarded $28 million to shelters and domestic violence prevention programs in all 50 states and $16 million to cancer researchers and related causes throughout the U.S. In Canada, The Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation also addresses domestic violence and cancers affecting women. More than $300,000 has been awarded to women's shelters and community outreach programs across Canada, while more than 100,000 women fighting cancer have benefitted from the Foundation's work with the Look Good Feel Better®
The Asia-Pacific region takes to heart its support for various women's issues, education for girls and efforts to end domestic violence. From donating funds to supporting computer literacy among underprivileged girls in India to building libraries for children in Korea, to funding education for impoverished girls in China, to partnering with the United Nations Development Programme and the China Women's Development Foundation to promote female entrepreneurship in China. the Mary Kay subsidiaries in the region have made significant contributions in making a difference for women and children.