Our Philanthropy

We believe in giving back to the communities we do business in and helping those in need.

The official charitable division of Ace Hardware Corporation, the Ace Hardware Foundation helps enhance the vision of being the "Helpful Place" in local communities across the country and around the globe through charitable giving. The foundation provides support and philanthropic opportunities to its consumers, retail store owners, vendors and team members to give back to local communities through fundraising efforts for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and American Red Cross Disaster Relief. In addition, the Foundation oversees the Ace Helpful Fund, an employee emergency assistance fund available to qualified retail, corporate, field and RSC Ace team members who are facing financial hardship.

A record breaking $15.6 million raised for CMN Hospitals in 2019
Raised over $9 million
Over $4.7 million raised via Round-up at the registers
Over 3,800 stores donated to their local CMN Hospital
Over 2.13 million World's Finest Chocolate bars sold
Raised over $5.1 million
Ace Shootout raised a record-breaking $2.46 million
Robbie Gould Celebrity Golf Invitational presented by Ace Hardware raised over $1 million
28th Annual Vendor Golf Outing raised over $1.5 million
Raised over $1.38 million
Over $182,000 raised via Change For Kids payroll deduction
RSC Fundraising $968,000
Ranked #1 corporate partner by Lurie Children's Hospital for fourth year in a row
Top 10 Retailer Fundraising Markets

Congratulations to the Top 10 CMN Hospitals Retailer Fundraising Markets for 2018

1
$833,024 Chicago
2
$466,873 Denver
3
$439,401 Houston
4
$336,094 Jacksonville-Brunswick
5
$311,567 Seattle-Tacoma
6
$308,260 Detroit
7
$274,893 Spokane
8
$235,877 Atlanta
9
$221,496 Phoenix
10
$218,550 St. Louis
The Ace Helpful Fund

We exist to help others…and that includes helping our own people, when they need it most. The Ace Helpful Fund is designed to provide short-term, emergency support to qualified Ace Hardware corporate, RSC and field team members, as well as Ace store retail associates who experience financial hardship as a result of certain unforeseen and unpreventable circumstances and who cannot afford basic living expenses. These circumstances include natural disaster, death, serious or life-threatening illness or injury, catastrophic or extreme circumstances.

The Ace Helpful Fund also allows all Ace team members, friends and family the opportunity to participate in this effort by contributing to the fund in support of members of the Ace family who may experience such a hardship. Visit www.acehelpfulfund.org for more information, to apply for assistance or to make a tax-deductible donation.

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