The Allstate Foundation reaches nearly 100,000 survivors of domestic violence and educates one million teens on safe driving in 2012
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SOURCE The Allstate Foundation-California
More than $800,000 donated to create safer, stronger California communities
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From ending domestic violence and supporting teen safe driving to helping Americans prepare for catastrophe, The Allstate Foundation is addressing society's pressing issues with more than $19 million donated in 2012 directly supporting the work of local and national nonprofits to build safe, diverse and financially strong communities. In California, The Allstate Foundation provided $890,000 last year while partnering with Safety Center, Inc., the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, California Friday Night Live Partnership and other not-for-profit organizations.
"We know the power that financial resources can bring in tackling the challenges that our communities face, and recognize that our ultimate strength lies in the people who champion and affect solutions," said Phil Telgenhoff, Field Vice President of Allstate in California. "From organizations specifically created to assist their communities to Allstate employees and agency owners who volunteer their time or donate funds, together we all can inspire change and improve lives."
The Allstate Foundation continues to focus on saving teen lives on the road and helping survivors of domestic violence move from safety to security through financial empowerment. The Allstate Foundation has set a goal of reaching 500,000 survivors with financial empowerment services and a 50 percent reduction in teen traffic fatalities by 2015.
Of the $890,000 the Foundation gave in California in 2012,
Nearly 40 percent went to creating awareness about the dangers of risky driving and instilling a lifetime of safe driving behaviors among thousands of California teens.
Approximately 30 percent helped victims of domestic violence get free and stay free from abuse by achieving financial independence.
About 30 percent funded multiple programs that revitalize neighborhoods, build strong communities, assist with disaster preparedness and response, teach tolerance to youth or alleviate discrimination.
During the Foundation's 60-year history it has invested more than $300 million in communities across the country to address key social issues.
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 teen safe driving and building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, The Allstate Foundation also promotes safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion, and diversity; and economic empowerment. For more information, visit www.AllstateFoundation.org.
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