Stories from Truist Cares

We joined the fight against COVID-19.

Since March of 2020, we've committed $50 million in financial relief to help our communities through the pandemic, distributing funds to nonprofit partners who are providing aid in areas of senior and youth care, small business relief, better connectivity, and workforce development.

Explore the impact.

These stories of struggle, courage, and unity are a small glimpse into the vital work being done across America. Together, we can inspire and build better lives and communities.

In one of the country’s most impoverished regions, Truist Cares partners with a local nonprofit to bring hope to single-parent households, homeless youth, and others in need.

Finding himself in the middle of a COVID-19 hot spot didn’t stop hospital chaplain Will Runyon from being in the room with patients, doctors, and the rest of the frontline.

Kela Nabors was one of many small business owners who faced a sudden loss of income at the start of the pandemic, but a community partner was able to help her stay afloat and adapt.

For first responders in rural regions, getting a signal can be a critical factor in emergency situations. Here’s how one of our community partners is improving connectivity.

When the pandemic forced most non-emergency health visits to go virtual, a community partner innovated so they could stay connected to the vulnerable. 

While many schools closed classrooms and cafeterias when the pandemic hit, Boys & Girls Clubs used a grant to safely continue providing a place for kids to find nourishment.

Experts predict the number of food insecure Virginians will increase by 50% this year, but a joint effort is helping the state’s food banks find ways to safely serve those in need.

As small businesses suffer from the economic impact of COVID-19, one of our community partners is using a grant to bring better resources to rural towns that are often overlooked.

About Truist Cares

On March 17, 2020, Truist Cares began a mission to provide philanthropic support to our communities in need.