our community impact

Every time we build a new store, we bring our legacy of giving and service to the community around it through the local programs and partnerships we support.

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education grants

Throughout the year, our stores provide education grants to local K-12 schools to support educational field trips, early childhood reading programs and participation in the arts.

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team member volunteers

Our team members give hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours in their local communities each year, making their neighborhoods safer, healthier places for everyone. We provide a variety of opportunities to help them get involved, from renovating elementary school libraries and donating food to the hungry, to responding to disasters and reading with students.

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food donations to Feeding America

Since 2001, we've partnered with Feeding Americalink opens in a new window in their fight to end hunger in the United States. We donate millions of pounds of food each year, providing millions of meals to families in need. Feeding America and local food banks partner with Target on our Meals For Minds program.

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public safety grants

Creating safe and secure neighborhoods for our guests as well as our team members is important to us. That’s why we provide public safety grants to partners and organizations across the country.

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local support for United Way

Our team members have supported their communities through projects for the United Waylink opens in a new window since 1962. In 2014, Target and individual team members donated more than $14.6 million, and team members also volunteered nearly 250,000 hours in their local communities as part of our annual United Way campaign.