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Oct 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Small Businesses Band Together to Donate $500,000 and Collect Professional Clothing to Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Hundreds of Allstate agency owners in over 50 markets are raising awareness of financial abuse in domestic violence situations by taking action in...


Sep 26, 2019, 08:45 ET Domestic Violence Survivors Step Forward to Spur Public Action

Tererai was two months pregnant before she realized she was being financially abused. She was the one who paid the bills, but her husband would often ...


Aug 22, 2019, 09:05 ET The Allstate Foundation and Serena Williams Shine a Spotlight on a Dangerous and Often Overlooked Form of Domestic Violence

The signs of financial abuse are often invisible, from extreme restrictions on spending to blocked access to bank accounts or ruined credit. Nearly...


Apr 13, 2019, 12:37 ET The Allstate Foundation brings disaster preparedness to 100 cities across Washington, Oregon and Idaho with $200,000 to support Red Cross relief efforts

With last year's active wildfire season and severe weather events in the Northwest, local Allstate agents are giving away over 10,000 disaster...


Oct 22, 2018, 00:01 ET Toys for Tots and The Allstate Foundation Team-up Again to Collect Donations in Allstate Agencies Throughout the Northeast

For the second year in a row, hundreds of Allstate agency owners throughout the Northeast are partnering with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation....


Oct 17, 2018, 08:00 ET The Allstate Foundation Funds $45 Million Effort to Empower Youth and Achieve Critical Mass

The Allstate Foundation today announced a five-year, $45 million commitment to empower millions of youth to build social and emotional learning...


Oct 03, 2018, 07:00 ET The Allstate Foundation Debuts Public Service Announcement Featuring Serena Williams to Urge Action to End Domestic Abuse

The Allstate Foundation, today debuted a public service announcement featuring tennis champion, philanthropist and Allstate Foundation Purple Purse...


Oct 01, 2018, 14:41 ET 1 in 4 women experiences domestic violence, but Americans are less likely to discuss the issue today than four years ago

One in four women experiences severe physical violence by an intimate partner (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence), and according to a 2018 ...


Sep 27, 2018, 10:00 ET Allstate Foundation Nonprofit Leadership Center Offers Free Leadership Development Education to Nonprofit Employees

The Allstate Foundation announced today the expansion of The Allstate Foundation Nonprofit Leadership Center, an online and in-person nonprofit...


Sep 05, 2018, 15:30 ET Allstate Foundation Awards $1.25 Million to Programs to Empower Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse Victims

The Allstate Foundation announced today it is awarding $1.25 million in Moving Ahead grants to state domestic violence coalitions under its Purple...


Apr 15, 2018, 07:08 ET The Allstate Foundation Brings Disaster Preparedness Week to the Northwest and Donates $100,000 to the Red Cross

With the Northwest's 2018 wildfire season on the horizon, local Allstate Agents, in partnership with the Red Cross, will be giving away 4,500...


Nov 13, 2017, 04:30 ET Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge® Raises $4.18 million for Domestic Violence Programs

Recent headlines about harassment and violence offer a reminder of the everyday reality faced by a larger group of U.S. women: those trapped in...


Nov 12, 2017, 23:00 ET Hundreds of Allstate Agency Owners Partner with Toys for Tots to Serve as Donation Drop-off Sites

As the holiday season quickly approaches, hundreds of local Allstate agency owners throughout the Northeast are teaming up with the Marine Toys for...


Oct 03, 2017, 05:45 ET Domestic Violence Nonprofits Reach Out for Assistance

On a single day last year, nearly 12,000 requests from survivors of domestic violence for emergency shelter, child care, financial aid and other...


Sep 15, 2017, 14:55 ET Allstate and The Allstate Foundation Double Giving Commitment to $3 million for Hurricane Relief and Recovery

As part of its ongoing commitment to help communities recover following a disaster, Allstate and The Allstate Foundation will now commit $3 million...


Jul 06, 2017, 04:55 ET Youth Group Wins $10,000 Grant for Inspiring Confidence Among Homeless and Foster-Care Youth

High school may be the most important fashion runway in a teenager's life, but when you're homeless or in foster care, owning a confidence-inspiring...


Jun 08, 2017, 11:50 ET Youth Leaders Convene in Chicago to Compete for $10,000 to Support Creative Solutions to Societal Issues

Ten youth teams from around the country with creative approaches to addressing societal issues like bullying, homelessness and community violence...


Feb 14, 2017, 05:45 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, which ...


Feb 01, 2017, 06:30 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...


Oct 12, 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® Challenge to...


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 designers to...


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 women ...


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 Allstate ...


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...


Oct 29, 2015, 02:44 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 grants, to date ...