The Pursuit of the Common Good
“What could be better than to hold your hand out to people who are less fortunate than you are.” — Paul Newman
Serving the Common Good has been the core mission of Newman’s Own since its founding in 1982. Paul Newman and Newman’s Own Foundation have given away over $500 million in that time, always with the goal of helping those in need and contributing to a better society for all. This philanthropic legacy is what the Common Good is all about.
Green Chimneys helps young people to maximize their potential by providing residential, educational, clinical, and recreational services, in a safe and supportive environment that nurtures connections with their families, the community, animals and nature.
The Institute for Veterans and Military Families leverages higher education to design, develop, and deliver world-class educational programs for veterans, their families, and community stakeholders. This includes a conference specific to military-affiliated women who are interested in learning about entrepreneurship and starting, running, or growing a business.
FoodCorps is a nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy. These leaders are in limited-resource communities for a year of public service where they teach cooking and nutrition; build and tend school gardens, and help change what’s on lunch trays giving kids healthy food from local farms.