Esurance Wins 2012 TXU Energy Partnership Award for Work With Texas Trees Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal car insurance company, has won the 2012 TXU Energy Partnership Award for its support of Texas Trees Foundation.

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The TXU Energy Partnership Award is presented to a corporation that has partnered with Texas Trees Foundation and demonstrated continued dedication to the mission of creating healthy communities through tree planting, education, and outreach.

"Esurance has shown its commitment to the environment through a continued partnership with Texas Trees Foundation that has resulted in the planting of hundreds of trees across North Texas, and we are indebted to their dedication," said Betsy Orton, director of development and marketing at Texas Trees Foundation. "Esurance also helped to pilot the Trees & Technology high school program that educated high school students about the importance of trees, careers in forestry, and the connections between trees and technology."

Texas Trees Foundation is a private nonprofit dedicated to creating healthy communities by protecting and enhancing the urban forest while investing in people. As a proud sponsor since 2005, Esurance has contributed on a number of the foundation's initiatives and efforts, including several seedling planting projects and the Hamilton Park Urban Tree Farm.

"Our support of Texas Trees Foundation has been a way to help a cause that we're passionate about," said Esurance Vice President of Marketing Darren Howard. "Esurance has a long-standing commitment to the environment and investing resources in local communities. We thank the Texas Trees Foundation for everything they do and are honored to receive this award."

The award — named after TXU Energy because of the power company's decade-plus partnership with Texas Trees Foundation — was presented on Saturday, March 24 during the annual TXU Energy Volunteer Day at the TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm & Education Center.

About Esurance®
Esurance, an Allstate company, provides personal auto insurance direct to consumers online and through select agents, including sister company Answer Financial. Esurance is dedicated to constantly improving the way people shop for, buy, and manage their auto insurance. By combining the best of technology with industry know-how, Esurance is able to offer hassle-free coverage with 24/7 customer service and claims handling at competitive prices. For more information, visit www.esurance.com and www.answerfinancial.com.

About The Texas Trees Foundation
Texas Trees Foundation is a private nonprofit dedicated to creating healthy communities by protecting and enhancing the urban forest while investing in people.    

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