New Allstate Foundation video series shines light on signs of financial abuse ahead of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 26, 2019 /3BL Media/– Terera[i] was two months pregnant before she realized she was being financially abused.
She was the one who paid the bills, but her husband would often physically block her from going to work. When she had the baby early and took a longer-than-expected maternity leave, she was forced to use her retirement savings to pay the family’s rent. With her husband unwilling to get a job, she had to apply for public assistance. But even then, her husband withheld critical information Terera needed to get financial help.
More people today are living as refugees or displaced persons than at any time since the end of World War II1 and many of those seeking asylum are from the LGBTQ2+ community. In more than 70 countries around the world LGBTQ2+ people are facing extreme violence and persecution.2 They are looking for hope and a safe place to call home.
Company celebrates 20th anniversary of grant program that enables social good through creative design
BOSTON, May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ –Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the call for entries for its 2019 Ideas that Matter grant program, inviting designers to show the world how print can play an important role in changing lives for the better.
Human trafficking affects hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. and more than 20 million people globally — yet the crime is often hidden in plain sight. Many traffickers strategically target locations along the nation’s highways, which means that the logistics industry is uniquely situated to help identify and stop the practice.
Nearly 300 domestic violence nonprofits urged people to donate funds to provide critical support services
November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - On a single day in 2017, more than 11,000 calls for help from victims went unanswered due to the lack of resources and staff at domestic violence nonprofits. To address these immense funding gaps, The Allstate Foundation rallied nearly 300 domestic violence nonprofits across the country to participate in its fifth annual Purple Purse® Challenge during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.
Video release marks start of the fifth annual Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge to benefit domestic violence survivors
NORTHBROOK, Ill., October 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation, today debuted a public service announcement featuring tennis champion, philanthropist and Allstate Foundation Purple Purse program ambassador Serena Williams. Titled “Invisible Weapon,” the new video aims to bring awareness to financial abuse, a controlling tactic frequently used by domestic violence abusers and one of the primary reasons victims stay in or return to abusive relationships.
This blog post was guest written by Zoe Condliffe, CEO and founder of She’s A Crowd. She’ll be guest speaking during the “From Endangered Animals to Gender-Based Violence” session of the Women Rock-IT series on September 25th.
Funds provide domestic violence survivors with vital financial empowerment tools to help them break free from abusive relationships
NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation announced today it is awarding $1.25 million in Moving Ahead grants to state domestic violence coalitions under its Purple Purse® initiative. The grants will enable the coalitions to provide financial empowerment resources for nearly 500,000 domestic violence survivors to help them break free from abuse.
LOUISVILLE, KY, August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur is proud to announce its partnership with Alteristic, a national organization of social accelerators dedicated to reducing power-based personal violence, to provide a series of Bystander Intervention Training workshops for the bartending community. Chambord will host the first training session with 100 of the country’s top bartenders at Camp Runamok in Kentucky on Tuesday, August 7.