Junior Achievement USA® and The Allstate Foundation survey indicates teens are more optimistic about financial futures, yet concerned about paying for higher education
April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation's 2013 Teens and Personal Finance Poll shows that teenagers are more optimistic about their financial futures, with a 20 percent increase in teens believing they will be financially better off than their parents. However, part of their financial security comes from depending on parents until a later age.
More than $19 million donated to nonprofits to create safer, stronger communities
March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - From ending domestic violence and supporting teen safe driving to helping Americans prepare for catastrophe, The Allstate Foundation has helped address society’s most pressing issues in 2012. More than $19 million from the Foundation supported the work of local and national nonprofits to build safe, diverse and financially strong communities.
$100,000 grant will support financial counseling and guidance for families
Atlanta, Ga., February 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Operation HOPE is pleased to announce that Allstate Insurance Company is committing $100,000 to bolster financial guidance and recovery efforts for the financial dignity nonprofit’s initiative, Project Restore HOPE: Hurricane Sandy. Through Project Restore HOPE, volunteers are being recruited and trained to provide financial recovery assistance to those who need guidance restoring their homes and businesses.
February 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The YWCA in Chicago was one of 14 local affiliates that partnered with The Allstate Foundation for the Purple Purse campaign that raised $15,000 for domestic violence services in the local community for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Allstate Foundation put the power into Americans' hands with the Purple Purse, the Foundation's symbol for domestic violence, to help break the cycle of abuse.
The Allstate Foundation celebrates sixtieth anniversary by awarding $600,000 in capacity building grants to nonprofits
NORTHBROOK, Ill., January 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Nonprofits from around the country recently had the unique opportunity to help develop a grant program with the sole focus of making their organizations more effective. The grant program launched in conjunction with The Allstate Foundation’s sixtieth anniversary at a summit in Chicago that focused on building the capacity of nonprofits and a discussion on innovations in the nonprofit community.
The Allstate Foundation's Financial Empowerment Grant program addresses unique financial challenges faced by survivors
October 29, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Allstate Foundation announced more than $1 million in financial empowerment grants to state domestic violence coalitions today as a part of the Moving Ahead Financial Empowerment Grant Program. The grant program, a joint effort between The Allstate Foundation and National Network to End Domestic Violence, aims to reach an estimated 30,000 domestic violence survivors and supports statewide domestic violence coalitions that provide innovative financial empowerment services.
Aramark is establishing a hub for job readiness at UMOM New Day Centers in Phoenix, providing ongoing resources and expertise to help individuals obtain jobs. Aramark will provide support for UMOM’s workforce programs, offering monthly tutoring, and workshops for developing resumes and practicing interview skills.
The Allstate Foundation and National Organizations for Youth Safety challenge teens to raise awareness about #1 killer of teens—car crashes
(3BL Media) Northbrook, IL - September 25, 2012 - The Allstate Foundation and National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) are calling on high schools and teens around the country to participate in the 2012-2013 Act Out Loud program and help teens engage their peers in a conversation on teen safe driving. High schools teams across the country can enter the contest at www.ActOutLoud.org to be eligible for a $10,000 grand prize.
Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department and Waldo Canyon Fire Fighters Fund Receive Support to Continue Relief Efforts
(3BL Media) Englewood. CO - July 2, 2012 - Today, The Allstate Foundation announced a donation of $20,000 to local first responder organizations for the recent Colorado wildfire outbreak. The Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department and the Waldo Canyon Fire Fighters Fund will each receive a $10,000 grant to aid in the recovery process. Each of these emergency response organizations serve communities hit hard by the destructive High Park and Waldo Canyon fires.