HanesBrands: People

Caring for people is in our roots. It’s who we are today and who we’ve been from the beginning.

We started small. Really small. Just a single hosiery mill in North Carolina, but we had big ambitions. Now, more than a century later, we’re global across more than 40 countries with 63,000 employees, designing, making and marketing our clothes. But we still stand for what has always been important to us. People.

Not just the people we serve, but the people we are. Every member of our employee community is supported, encouraged and empowered. From providing safe, rewarding jobs with competitive wages and benefits to valuing and celebrating our diversity – it’s all about being the kind of company where people genuinely come first.

And being ethical really matters to us. So, we set high standards both for us and the people we work with. Through large-scale community support programs, we’re able to give back to the communities behind our business. And we’re setting the goal of measurably improving the lives of at least ten million people by 2030. It’s a tall order, but we’re going to do it.

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Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Super Soul Party and Hanes for Good™ Team Up for the Big Game
Hanes for Good™is thrilled to announce a deepened partnership with  Super Soul Party, the nonprofit founded by Meir Kay to provide a sense of community and dignity to the unhoused, for this year's Super Soul Parties across the country.


HanesBrands Provides Access to Education in Dominican Republic with Annual Back-to-School Program
For more than 15 years, our back-to-school program in the Dominican Republic has delivered school kits to students between the ages of 3 and 18 years old. School supplies are packaged in a backpack, including notebooks, pencils, erasers and other essentials.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Champion Supports 2023 Special Olympics With Newly Designed Team Gear
Champion has supported the Special Olympics and millions of athletes who represent inclusion and acceptance for two decades. This year, Champion Teamwear created new uniform designs for Special Olympics USA.

Diversity & Inclusion

Champion x Method Man x Premier Lacrosse League Collaboration Honored for Impact on DEI
A collaboration between Champion, the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) and Method Man, has received the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion award from the 5th annual Hashtag Sports Awards.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Champion Named New Apparel Partner for National Federation of State High School Associations and American Cancer Society’s ‘Shop for a Cause’
Champion is proud to open an online storefront serving high school teams, their fans and local community members to support the American Cancer Society and its fundraising campaign with the NFHS.


HanesBrands Creates Comfort in Classrooms Around the World
Due to the generosity of HanesBrands associates, children around the globe are equipped to excel in their classrooms.

“Our associates around the world are living our purpose of creating a more comfortable world for every body,” said HBI's Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs.

Responsible Production & Consumption

HanesBrands’ Upcycle Project is Reducing Waste While Creating Jobs
Associates in Surin, Thailand, are dedicated to making meaningful changes for our planet and our communities. Through a new upcycle program, Surin associates work with local vendors to turn excess materials into products that are sold by the local community.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

HBI, Atrium Health’s WakeECHO and Community Partner to Restore Visions to Hundreds of Hondurans
HanesBrands partnered with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, WakeECHO Global Ophthalmology and Hospital del Ojo Club de Leones Fraternidad in San Pedro Sula to perform cataract surgeries and corneal transplants.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Champion Europe Supports Special Olympics and Young Athletes
Champion Europe donated personalized apparel to 240 athletes, volunteers and members of the Special Olympics committee at the first European Unified Youth Basketball Tournament in Sansepolcro, Italy.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Super Soul Party and Hanes for Good™ Create a Super Bowl Experience for Homeless
In 2017, Super Soul Party creator, Meir Kay, saw a homeless man in New York City who didn’t want a handout. The man held a cardboard sign simply asking to be seen. Meir offered him a meal and conversation. That encounter sparked the creation of Meir’s non-profit, Super Soul Party
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