Articles tagged with 'Illinois' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (Illinois)

2021
October
28,
2021
| 07:04 AM America/Chicago
When Christine Lopez woke up Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, she didn’t expect the day to be so life-changing; literally upside down.It started as a nearly perfect day in East Los Angeles. The sun was shining, a light breeze, barely a cloud in the sky. Chr...
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September
30,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
Bryan Rigsby and K9 Harriett – Nashville Fire Department (Nashville, TN)Daniel Koehler and K9 Ruthie – Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office (Daytona Beach, FL)Paul Snider and K9 Buffett – Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office (Tampa, FL)Darcy Loewen and...
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September
21,
2021
| 08:24 AM America/Chicago
At State Farm, we believe doing good is contagious, just like Corey and there are Good Neighbors all around, even though it’s sometimes hard to see. People who, each and every day, make the world a better place, one Act of Good at a time.That’s why w...
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September
10,
2021
| 08:03 AM America/Chicago
Check out our Good Neighbor Day Toolkit for ways you can get involved....
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September
08,
2021
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
State Farm was born out of a vision to deliver honest insurance coverage at fair prices. Doing so required heart. And, with persistence, this vision became reality. See how our founder, G.J. Mecherle, took his vision and launched an insurance company...
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August
10,
2021
| 13:33 PM America/Chicago
The nation’s largest insurer of private passenger vehicles, State Farm®, is collaborating with Hagerty to introduce new coverage for classic vehicles beginning in 2022.“We’re thrilled this strategic alliance will position State Farm agents to help cu...
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June
24,
2021
| 17:13 PM America/Chicago
Heartland Community College (HCC) and Lincoln College announced a partnership that grants HCC students and alumni the ability to complete their bachelor’s degree through the Lincoln College Accelerated Bridge to Education (ABE) Program.The agreement ...
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June
01,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Last year saw a historic hurricane season with 30 named storms, 12 of which made landfall in the continental US, breaking the record of 28 named storms in 2005. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Atlantic hurricane ...
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May
17,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Bloomington, IL, May 17, 2021 -- Electrical fires make up approximately 13% of all home fires, take hundreds of lives each year and amount to nearly $1.3 billion in annual home damage (National Fire Protection Association 2019 Survey). State Farm®, t...
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May
11,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Bloomington, IL, May 11, 2021 — State Farm, the largest insurer of cars and homes in the nation, is accelerating the claims payout process for auto and fire customers with technology from Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of payments and financ...
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May
10,
2021
| 11:24 AM America/Chicago
According to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), there were 57,000 wildfires in the U.S. last year that burned 10 million acres of land. This is an increase of 14% compared to 2019 data and nearly double the number of acres burned. There is ...
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May
06,
2021
| 11:55 AM America/Chicago
The threat of wildfires is constant and growing in the United States. In 2020, there were approximately 57,000 wildfires, about 7,000 more than in 2019 (National Interagency Fire Center). They burned 10 million acres, more than double than in 2019. J...
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May
03,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm® and American Red Cross are working together to inform employees, agents, neighbors, and friends on how to prepare in the event of a home fire.On average, the American Red Cross responds to more than 60,000 disasters every year, the vast m...
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April
23,
2021
| 08:08 AM America/Chicago
Last year alone, an estimated 1 million trees were destroyed in the U.S. due to natural disasters.To help address the impact of tree loss on communities across the country, State Farm® and the Arbor Day Foundation are announcing a new collaboration t...
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April
01,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/Chicago
The threat for strong storms is often one of the first signs of spring. Hail causes common and costly storm damage to homes and vehicles across the country. Severe weather resulted in more than 332,000 hail claims paid by State Farm® in 2020. While f...
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March
30,
2021
| 07:59 AM America/Chicago
For us at State Farm®, it’s not enough simply to do business with people; we must also be good neighbors alongside them. We’re committed to being a responsible corporate citizen that enhances the vibrant communities where our associates and customers...
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March
30,
2021
| 07:57 AM America/Chicago
In conjunction with today’s release of the first State Farm® Environmental, Social and Governance Snapshot, State Farm announces its commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50 percent by the end of 2030.Initially, State Farm will f...
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March
30,
2021
| 07:57 AM America/Chicago
State Farm® today shares an Environmental, Social and Governance Snapshot to convey its commitment and actions toward the concept of “Good Neighbors. Better World.”This ESG report, the first of its kind in the Company’s history, summarizes 2020 State...
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February
26,
2021
| 11:58 AM America/Chicago
Bloomington, IL, February 26, 2021 – In 2020 and for the second straight year, State Farm property and casualty insurance companies experienced growth in auto policies while also reporting lower auto lines earned premium. The decrease in auto earned ...
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February
08,
2021
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
Drake from State Farm and Jake from State Farm did not disappoint this weekend! The first ever State Farm® Big Game commercial aired with two high profile stand-ins – Drake and Paul Rudd, not to mention the Cheesehead from earlier State Farm commerci...
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February
02,
2021
| 06:15 AM America/Chicago
Jake from State Farm has worked hard to make sure #TeamStateFarm is in the Big Game. Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City are ready to defend their title. As Jake promised, all of #TeamStateFarm will still be there…in the first-ever State Farm commercial ...
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January
04,
2021
| 10:01 AM America/Chicago
In September, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company announced an agreement to acquire non-standard auto insurer GAINSCO for approximately $400 million in cash.The transaction closed on Dec. 31.The closing finalizes the first acquisition of a...
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2020
December
11,
2020
| 13:49 PM America/Chicago
We are committed to the health and safety of our customers, employees and agents, and the communities where we live and work. We have adjusted our face-to-face protocols, and are offering virtual claim inspection options in most states if legally per...
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December
08,
2020
| 08:12 AM America/Chicago
Join the conversation on Yammer!At some point in our lives, we’ve all felt like we didn’t belong. For people who have moved to the United States from another country, that feeling can last more than a moment.Six in 10 Americans (58%) say the U.S. fe...
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December
08,
2020
| 08:10 AM America/Chicago
At some point in our lives, we’ve all felt like we didn’t belong. For people who have moved to the United States from another country, that feeling can last more than a moment.Six in 10 Americans (58%) say the U.S. feels very divided today and more t...
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December
07,
2020
| 09:08 AM America/Chicago
State Farm® has been named a 2020 Marketer of the Year by Ad Age. The advertising publication said of the organizations honored, "The 10 brands that comprise Ad Age’s 2020 Marketers of the Year list didn’t just survive the pandemic, they thrived." ...
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October
16,
2020
| 12:28 PM America/Chicago
Learning to drive is a teen's rite of passage into adulthood. This year, millions are finding it affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Brynn Wheelock is one of them.Brynn, 15, had just begun the driver’s education course at her high school to get her le...
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July
23,
2020
| 07:45 AM America/Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered an increase in racial violence and hate speech against the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community. One in three Asian adults report being victim to slurs or jokes because of their race or ethnicity since the outbre...
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June
18,
2020
| 14:32 PM America/Chicago
A new PSA from the iconic Love Has No Labels campaign inspires all Americans to fight for racial equality. The Ad Council spot supports the ongoing fight for racial justice for the Black community.The spot builds on the campaign’s longstanding effort...
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June
08,
2020
| 16:45 PM America/Chicago
Driving behaviors across the country continue to evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on current trends, State Farm® is working to reduce auto insurance rates in Illinois by 13.7%. This rate reduction will save 2.8 million State Farm customers ...
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