NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to help communities recover following a disaster, Allstate and The Allstate Foundation will now commit $3 million to assist people affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, as well as potential future disasters.
The new fund doubles Allstate's original investment to support Hurricane Harvey recovery, and includes:
- Matching Contributions – The Allstate Foundation will increase the cap on matching employee and agency force donations to American Red Cross and Feeding America on a dollar-for-dollar basis from $250,000 to $500,000.
- Youth Empowerment – Students involved in WE Schools programs will have their fundraising activities matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis up to $250,000 to now help victims of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.
- Public Education – "Good Hands Education Center" sessions in Texas and Florida will provide information to the general public about how to navigate insurance claims and government support programs.
- Nonprofit Organizations – The Allstate Foundation will expand its partnerships with Allstate agencies in impacted areas to make grants directly to local social-service organizations, particularly in the most heavily affected communities.
About The Allstate Corporation:
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer, protecting approximately 16 million households from life's uncertainties through auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass and Answer Financial brand names. Allstate is widely known through the slogan "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®." Allstate agencies are in virtually every local community in America.
About The Allstate Foundation:
Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL). Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations across the country, The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people's well-being and prosperity. With a focus on building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, empowering youth and celebrating the charitable community involvement of Allstate agency owners and employees, The Allstate Foundation works to bring out the good in people's lives. For more information, visit www.AllstateFoundation.org.
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