Our Commitment to inspiring Leadership and Opportunity
Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards This annual program gives financial grants through ascena Foundation to everyday heroes who are making a difference. Our support has benefited countless organizations, resulting in more than $785,000 in grants to support important community work. Additional information and application details can be found at JaffeAwards.com.
Our Signature Partnerships for Women and Girls
HERlead Fellowship Investing in women leaders who improve the world. Trained and mentored over 310 Fellows and impacted over 70,000 people from HERlead projects. To learn more about the Fellowship check out HERLead.org.
Our Giving Highlights
Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) is working to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. As BCRF’s largest fashion partner, we have raised and donated more than $45 million.
Our ascenaCARES programs engage our associates by enabling them to ask for support when needed, give back to their communities and contribute to the causes that are most important to them.
ascenaCARES Associate Awards
Recognizes associates who give back to their communities with a grant from ascena Foundation to the organization of their choice and an invitation to the Roslyn S. Jaffe awards luncheon.
Dimes from the Heart
An emergency relief fund that assists our associates during short-term unexpected financial hardships.
Provides associates with the opportunity to make a greater impact on the causes they care about by matching financial contributions and time volunteered.
ascena Foundation’s scholarship program provides support for children and legal dependents of full time associates that are pursuing a higher education.
Supporting our communities during challenging times through our partnerships with the American Red Cross and Delivering Good.