About GM: The GM Foundation

Health & Human Services

With an emphasis on health care, disaster relief, vehicle-related safety and wellness, the GM Foundation is a major contributor to the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross and Safe Kids Worldwide.

American Heart Association

For more than a decade, GM and the GM Foundation have contributed more than $1 million to the American Heart Association and have focused on research and prevention of the major illnesses of heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

American Red Cross

In 2013, the GM Foundation provided $450,000 in grants to the American Red Cross to aid emergency management officials with relief efforts, to help provide shelter and meals to those in need and help the organization prepare for and respond to disasters. The GM Foundation is a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program and helps to ensure that the Red Cross has funds on hand to provide immediate relief when disaster strikes.

Safe Kids Worldwide

GM and the GM Foundation are longtime partners of Sake Kids Worldwide. As part of a $2 million donation to the organizationin 2013, the GM Foundation partners with Safe Kids to help educate parents, caregivers and children about the importance of vehicle-related safety. As part of the Safe Kids Buckle Up program, the GM Foundation is focused on providing the information parents need on such vital issues as properly securing infants and children in vehicles, as well as helping prevent the accidental heat-related deaths that result each year from children being left unattended in cars.