Amy Abboud Ware and Leslie Dale Ware founded the Amy & Les Ware Foundation to support local causes and their alma mater, Southern Methodist University. The Ware Foundation is based in Dallas, Texas. The Foundation contributes to numerous causes, including children's health, education, and shelter. The Ware Foundation also supports several programs at SMU, such as the Amy Abboud and Leslie Ware Emergency Loan Fund, the Dedman School of Law Symposium on Emerging Intellectual Property Issues, the SMU Fund, the Meadows School of the Arts, and the Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences.
Recently, the Amy & Les Ware Foundation contributed to Southern Methodist University's Second Century Campaign. The funds will go to a a professorship in the law school, named after Amy Abboud Ware.
The Amy & Leslie Ware Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.