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My Way Home receives $1,000 through The Allstate Foundation

December 18, 2012 at 7:23 PM

WESTFIELD, N.J. Dec. 18, 2012 –– Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company Exclusive Agent Ron Bansky of Westfield presented My Way Home with a $1,000 grant as part of The Allstate Foundation’s "Agency Hands in the Community" program.

The Agency Hands in the Community program, which began in 2003, recognizes Allstate New Jersey agents’ volunteerism within the community and provides financial support to organizations through The Allstate Foundation.

My Way Home is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting homeownership opportunities for working professionals from all income levels and economic backgrounds.

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In September, Bansky, who has been an Allstate New Jersey agent in Westfield for 12 years, also presented a $1,000 grant for Safe Kids Union County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing injury prevention directly to kids and their families.

“The very fabric of Allstate New Jersey consists of people who care about their local community,” said Danny Jovic, spokesperson for Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company. “The Agency Hands in the Community program is a powerful way for Allstate New Jersey agents to get involved with their local nonprofits and partner with them in making their communities stronger and safer places.”

The Allstate Foundation awards $2 million every year to nonprofit organizations across the country in honor of dedicated Allstate agency owners who give back. To be eligible for nomination, Allstate New Jersey agents must be a current and active volunteer or lead a nonprofit of their choice.

 

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.

 

About Allstate New Jersey

Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company services more than 450,000 households throughout New Jersey. Widely known by its slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®,” Allstate offers insurance products (auto, life and retirement) and services through Allstate New Jersey agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives. As part of Allstate’s commitment to strengthen local communities, The Allstate Foundation, and the corporation provided over $320,000 in 2011 to local nonprofit organizations across New Jersey.

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