BOTHELL, Wash., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Many public schools throughout the state of Washington are facing significant budget cuts. Today, Allstate announced it is donating $100,000 to help support Western Washington schools.
From April 25, 2011 through June 10, 2011, Allstate's 'Cash for Your Class' campaign will donate $100,000 to public K-12 schools in the Puget Sound area. Allstate is asking the public to decide where the $100,000 donation will go by visiting www.Cash4YourClass.org to vote for their local school. Based on the percentage of total households from each school that voted, ten schools will each receive $10,000.
"Unfortunately, in these challenging economic times, schools throughout the state are faced with tough decisions. Allstate recognizes the importance that education plays in the communities in which we live and work," said, Kim Bartos, Field Vice President, Allstate Insurance Company, Northwest Region. "'You're in Good Hands with Allstate' is more than a company slogan; it is a way of life. On behalf of the 344 Allstate agents and nearly 400 regional and claims employees in Washington, I am proud to announce Allstate's 'Cash for Your Class' program."
For a complete list of participating districts and additional information about 'Cash for Your Class,' please visit www.Cash4YourClass.org.
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®" slogan, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada, as well as via www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®.
SOURCE The Allstate Corporation