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Oct 28, 2014, 14:40 ET

Allstate Foundation Awards $1 Million in Grants to Fund Financial Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors

 Today, The Allstate Foundation announced 14 recipients in a one-of-a-kind grant program supporting financial empowerment services for domestic...

Oct 17, 2014, 07:00 ET

Distracted Drivers Lack Focus Near California Schools

California drivers can make significant gains in focus while behind the wheel, reveals a new study funded by The Allstate Foundation. Students who...

Sep 16, 2014, 13:50 ET
Allstate Foundation Purple Purse and Kerry Washington unite to battle domestic violence (PRNewsFoto/Allstate Foundation)

Kerry Washington Joins The Allstate Foundation to Spotlight Finances As A "Weapon of Choice" Used by Domestic Violence Abusers

 Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress and advocate Kerry Washington has joined with The Allstate Foundation to raise awareness about...

Sep 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

La Encuesta de la Fundación Allstate Muestra que Cerca de Dos Tercios de las Mujeres Hispanas Conocen a una Víctima del Abuso

De acuerdo a una nueva encuesta nacional publicada por La Fundación Allstate, cerca de dos tercios (64 por ciento) de las mujeres hispanas...

Sep 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Allstate Foundation Survey Finds Nearly Two-Thirds of Hispanic Women Know a Victim of Abuse

According to a new national survey released by The Allstate Foundation, nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of Hispanic women say they have personally...

Sep 02, 2014, 12:42 ET

The Allstate Foundation Invites Public to Fill Up Purple Purses: Online Challenge of 140 Nonprofits Will Raise Funds for Domestic Violence Services

 It is the least talked about part of domestic violence—financial abuse. In an endeavor to raise money for nonprofits that provide...

Jul 24, 2014, 09:35 ET

Rutgers Study Proves Financial Education Key to Recovery after Leaving Violent Relationships

Long after the physical bruises of domestic violence fade, the ones caused by an often overlooked aspect of violent relationships...

Apr 29, 2014, 08:00 ET
The Allstate Foundation's #GetThereSafe program encourages smart teen driving. (PRNewsFoto/The Allstate Foundation)

Pop Sensation Austin Mahone Asks Teens to #GetThereSafe during the Most Dangerous Months on the Road

The Allstate Foundation and singer Austin Mahone are challenging teens to #GetThereSafe during Global Youth Traffic Safety Month this May and...

Apr 16, 2014, 09:10 ET

Siete de cada 10 padres hispanos no están al tanto de que los choques de autos son la causa número uno de muertes de adolescentes

NORTHBROOK, Illinois, 16 de abril de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La encuesta que se inaugura titulada ¡Vamos! de la...

Apr 16, 2014, 08:39 ET

Seven out of 10 Hispanic Parents Unaware that Car Crashes Are the No. 1 Killer of Teens

 The inaugural ¡Vamos! survey from The Allstate Foundation found that 29 percent of Hispanic parents correctly identified car crashes as...

Feb 06, 2014, 18:00 ET

Nonprofits Awarded $158,000 from Florida Allstate Agents

One hundred thirteen Florida Allstate agency owners received Agency Hands in the Community Awards for their commitment to helping others. With...

Nov 05, 2013, 14:57 ET

What Should You Say When You Think Someone Is Being Abused?

Domestic violence affects more women than breast, lung, and ovarian cancer combined, but it's a topic that many people find difficult to discuss....

Nov 04, 2013, 08:00 ET

Thousands of California High School Students Hoist a #GetThereSafe Flag to Remind Teens to Drive Smart

Over a five-year period (2007-2011), 1,572 California teen drivers, ages 13-19, were involved in fatal crashes[1], and more than half of those teen...

Oct 17, 2013, 10:00 ET

Distracted Drivers Lack Focus Near California Schools

California drivers' focus near schools has significant room for improvement according to an annual observational study conducted this week across...

Oct 07, 2013, 13:16 ET

Lincoln Nonprofits Awarded $75,000 from The Allstate Foundation

The Allstate Foundation has awarded 10 nonprofits with funding to carry out a diverse set of missions, but each with the goal of improving life in...

Oct 02, 2013, 15:45 ET
The Allstate Foundation's Purple Purse raises awareness for domestic violence.  (PRNewsFoto/The Allstate Foundation)

The Allstate Foundation and Actress Rosario Dawson Unite to Battle Domestic Violence and Raise $350,000 for YWCA

Domestic violence happens 145 times every hour in the U.S. It affects more women than breast cancer, lung cancer and ovarian cancer combined. As...

Oct 02, 2013, 08:00 ET
The Allstate Foundation's Purple Purse raises awareness for domestic violence.  (PRNewsFoto/The Allstate Foundation)

La Fundacion Allstate y la actriz Rosario Dawson se unen para combatir la violencia domestica y recaudar $350,000 para la YWCA

La violencia domestica ocurre 145 veces por hora en los Estados Unidos. Afecta a más mujeres que el cáncer de seno, de pulmón, y de...

Mar 27, 2013, 10:00 ET
Infographic: Junior Achievement USA and The Allstate Foundation measured teen perspectives on personal finance.

Percentage Of Teens Who Think They Will Be Financially Dependent On Parents Until Age 25-27 More Than Doubles, New Survey Finds

 Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation's 2013 Teens and Personal Finance Poll shows that teenagers are more optimistic...

Mar 19, 2013, 11:59 ET

The Allstate Foundation reaches nearly 100,000 survivors of domestic violence and educates one million teens on safe driving in 2012

From ending domestic violence and supporting teen safe driving to helping Americans prepare for catastrophe, The Allstate Foundation is addressing...

Mar 15, 2013, 08:30 ET

Two-Thirds of Parents Wish They Spent More Time Teaching Their Teen to Drive in High-Risk Situations

 Research from The Allstate Foundation shows nearly half of parents express regret about not monitoring their teen driver after...