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Aug 29, 2016, 08:32 ET Allstate Foundation Purple Purse and Actress Kerry Washington Unveil Handbag Collection to Raise Funds for Domestic Violence Survivors

 Today, Allstate Foundation Purple Purse and Kerry Washington announced they will partner with Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin and other...


Jun 14, 2016, 10:28 ET The Allstate Foundation Launches "America's Largest Prison Break" to Free Women Trapped by Domestic Violence

Today, Allstate Foundation Purple Purse launched #FreetoWalk, an awareness and fundraising campaign to call attention to the barriers that keep...


Apr 13, 2016, 05:55 ET Nearly Half of Youth Say They're Interested in Volunteering More - As Long As Someone Shows Them the Way

 Nearly half of America's youth say a little coaching would encourage them to volunteer more, according to a new survey released today by The...


Mar 31, 2016, 07:05 ET More Resources Needed to Help Domestic Violence Victims Regain Financial Independence

Despite an increased understanding of the role financial abuse plays in trapping domestic violence victims with abusive partners, local domestic...


Sep 30, 2015, 07:00 ET The Allstate Foundation and Nonprofit Community Urge Public to Raise Funds for Domestic Violence Services

 More than 160 nonprofits participating in the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge are calling on the public to raise funds for...


Sep 25, 2015, 07:00 ET Actress Kerry Washington Unveils New Purse Design and Kicks Off Campaign to Raise Funds for Domestic Violence Services

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® ambassador Kerry Washington unveiled her latest purse design to bring attention to domestic violence and...


Sep 01, 2015, 14:00 ET National Highway Safety Awards Presented in Nashville

 Today, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) presented its 2015 highway safety awards to two individuals who have made a national...


Jun 24, 2015, 08:05 ET New Report Finds Parents in the Dark about their Teens' Driving Habits

 A report from The Allstate Foundation finds many parents are largely unaware that their teens are speeding, driving while distracted, and even...


May 05, 2015, 07:08 ET CHILDREN AT RISK Releases Research on Sex Trafficking

 The United States Congress, through the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 and its subsequent reauthorizations, has given law...


Apr 07, 2015, 10:30 ET Only Three Percent of Americans Ranked Financial Abuse as Most Likely to Cause Lasting Negative Effects

 Financial abuse is a tactic used by abusers in ninety-eight percent of domestic violence situations and its effects are often life-altering....


Mar 25, 2015, 11:45 ET Survey Reveals Disconnect Between Teens' And Parents' Views On Paying For College And Other Personal Finance Topics

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation released today surprising findings from the annual Teens & Personal Finance...


Apr 29, 2014, 08:00 ET 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...


Apr 09, 2014, 08:00 ET New Survey Reveals Gender Gap Among Teens Planning To Attend College

 Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation's 2014 Teens & Personal Finance Survey reveals a gender gap among teenagers'...


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...