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14 Feb, 2017, 06:45 ET Peace First, "Awkward" Star Jillian Rose Reed and The Allstate Foundation Challenge Youth to Tackle Social Injustice in their Communities

International nonprofit Peace First, actress Jillian Rose Reed and The Allstate Foundation announced today the inaugural Peace First Challenge,...


01 Feb, 2017, 07:30 ET Allstate Foundation Awards $1.2 Million to Expand Programs for Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse Victims Nationally

The Allstate Foundation, a leading advocate for victims of domestic violence and financial abuse, announced today $1.2 million in grants awarded to...


01 Nov, 2016, 06:00 ET Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge® Raises $3.75 million for Domestic Violence Programs

Nearly 200 nonprofits stepped up as part of The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge to raise $3.75 million through online public donations...


12 Oct, 2016, 05:30 ET Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge rallies nation to help domestic violence survivors escape abuse

Nearly 200 nonprofit domestic violence organizations across the country are raising funds through the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse®...


29 Aug, 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...


14 Jun, 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...


29 Oct, 2015, 14:44 ET Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge® Raises Nearly $3.1 Million for Domestic Violence Survivors

 More than 160 nonprofits banded together as part of the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge, and through online donations and...


20 Oct, 2015, 07:00 ET California Students Witness Disturbing Distracted Driving

 Distracted driving near California schools is placing students, pedestrians and other drivers at risk and does not appear to be improving...


30 Sep, 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...


28 Oct, 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...


17 Oct, 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...


16 Sep, 2014, 13:50 ET 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...


16 Sep, 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...


16 Sep, 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...


02 Sep, 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...


24 Jul, 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...


29 Apr, 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...


16 Apr, 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...


06 Feb, 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...


05 Nov, 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....


04 Nov, 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...


17 Oct, 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...


07 Oct, 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...


02 Oct, 2013, 15:45 ET 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...


02 Oct, 2013, 08:00 ET 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...