Bank of America Charitable Foundation Increases Investment in LIFT-Philadelphia

By LIFT on November 24, 2014

Categories: News

PHILADELPHIA, PA— LIFT-Philadelphia is thrilled to announce a $17,000 award from Bank of America through its corporate giving arm, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. These funds will provide direct support for LIFT-Philadelphia’s core program focusing on under-served, low-income individuals who are working towards economic stability and overcoming challenges in their lives.

This is the third year that Bank of America has supported LIFT-Philadelphia through programmatic grants and in that time Bank of America has increased its support to LIFT-Philadelphia from $5,000 to $17,000. LIFT’s continuing relationship with Bank of America is indicative of the organizations’ shared goal of helping Philadelphians meet their basic needs through integrated support services as they work towards economic stability and well-being.

About LIFT

LIFT-Philadelphia’s mission is to help community members achieve economic stability and well-being. LIFT is looking to establish a new standard for holistic and enduring solutions in our country’s fight against poverty. LIFT community members and volunteer advocates work one-on-one to find jobs, secure housing, make ends meet through public benefits and tax credits, and obtain quality referrals for critical services like food assistance and healthcare. Beyond Philadelphia, LIFT serves in five additional regions, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.

About Bank of America

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation partners with a wide range of organizations from arts and culture organizations to basic needs, hunger relief, workforce development and education, and neighborhood preservation. Bank of America also encourages employee volunteerism and a Student Leaders program.