Since 2014, The Heart of America Foundation has partnered with the AbbVie Foundation to bring refurbished libraries, cafeterias, and classrooms to students in North Chicago, IL; Redwood City, CA; and Worcester, MA. AbbVie volunteers have distributed 47,500 books to more than 5,500 students nationwide. The AbbVie Foundation is dedicated to having a remarkable impact on the lives of the under-served around the world through a commitment to building strong community-based, sustainable healthcare and educational systems.
Capital One is a Founding Partner of The Heart of America Foundation Library Makeover Program. Since 2001, Capital One has distributed more than 1,300,000 million books to children, valued in excess of $10.9 million. Together, we have touched the lives of more than 582,000 children. Capital One gives back with a multi-faceted approach, including the Annual Capital One Literacy Celebration, the “One Week” campaign and the Library Makeover and Reading Corner programs. Since 2007, Capital One has improved 67 school libraries and educational spaces through these programs.
The Heart of America Foundation has partnered with FedEx for more than a decade to deliver Reading Corners together, distributing thousands of books to children in the Greater Washington Region.
The Heart of America Foundation is proud to partner with Scholastic.
From 2007 to 2015, Target renovated more than 185 school libraries through the Target School Library Makeover program, in partnership with The Heart of America Foundation. As part of the program, each school received 2,000 new books; beautiful spaces with new carpet, furniture and technology; and seven new books for each student to take home.
Since 2016, Under Armour has transformed an entire school into a vibrant center for learning. Updated designs included the gymnasium, cafeteria, a sensory room, the teacher’s lounge, several hallways, and the front lobby of the school. The exterior transformation was equally impressive with new front landscaping, a completely overhauled parking lot, new playground surfacing, asphalt games, a new fence, and much more!