The Mars Wrigley Foundation believes better moments make the world smile
We also realize people face very real challenges to their happiness and wellbeing. From addressing a lack of oral health affecting children and adults worldwide to gaps in community resources — there are many moments when the Mars Wrigley Foundation can make a difference around the world.
The Foundation works to provide oral health education and care, improve lives in in mint and cocoa growing regions, prevent litter and waste, and create vibrant communities.
Spreading smiles by improving lives in mint- and cocoa-growing communities and the local communities in which Mars Wrigley operates.
By end of 2019, 900,000+ children in 1,700 mint-farming villages in India have been provided greater opportunities for future success.
Preventing litter to create a vibrant environment in which we can all take pride.
By end of 2019, 9,000,000 students in 35 countries have learned how to decrease litter in their communities.
Promoting oral health so people can enjoy happier, healthier smiles.
24 programs in 15 markets have touched 2,200,000 children and adults in need of oral care education and treatment.
Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Kenya, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Spain, Taiwan , United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.
The Mars Wrigley Foundation focuses its grantmaking on its strategic priority areas to create better communities and happier, healthier smiles. We proactively establish philanthropic partnerships to ensure we have the greatest impact and are maximizing our resources. As a result, we regret we are unable to accept unsolicited grant proposals.