Hershey's supports a few Non-Profit Organizations. United way of America and Children's Miracle Network are the two "Vital partners" In Hershey's efforts to provide for the community. Hershey's also supported over 1,400 organizations through donation. Within includes Habitat for Humanity, The American Red Cross, Junior Achievement, and Dress for Success.
Hershey's believes in Philanthropy without borders, some Strategies Hershey's used to achieve this included a "Dollars for Doers" program which involved the company donating $250 dollars to the charity organization of the employees choice if they contribute 50 hours of community service over the course of one year.
Some public sector organizations directly influence Hershey's. For example, government food safety regulations have to approve of Hershey's before they are able to sell any of their products.
Hershey also supports the Military troops overseas by sending care packages of sweets. Hershey believes that this has a significant impact on their morale. Especially since the soldiers are overseas and away from home. The Military is a public sector organization.