Articles tagged with 'Kids' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (Kids)

2022
April
18,
2022
| 06:46 AM America/Chicago
First in-parks sponsorship opportunity inspires 100 students from across the U.S....
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March
14,
2022
| 06:43 AM America/Chicago
State Farm® survey shows significant room for improvement when it comes to keeping children safe....
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February
24,
2022
| 07:20 AM America/Chicago
En EspañolFrom the outside, life for the Clevelands seems normal...They’re a hardworking, active family who love spending time together. John’s a police officer, his wife Jodie’s a dental hygienist. Their kids are full-time students. But peel back th...
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February
01,
2022
| 07:33 AM America/Chicago
When Martin and Dorothy Sonnenberg’s children were grown and had moved out of the family home, they decided it was finally time to purchase their dream retirement home. But, it wasn’t only for them. They wanted to spend week-ends boating, fishing, an...
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2021
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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May
27,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The Bloc is a youth program in Chicago that uses boxing training as a way to help underserved kids reach their full potential. In 2020, the Bloc received a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant, a program that annually awards $25,000 grants t...
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2019
October
30,
2019
| 14:40 PM America/Chicago
Around 35 million children, between five and 13 years old, go trick-or-treating every year in the U.S. Statistics show: They are more than twice as likely to be hit and killed by a car on Halloween compared to any other day of the year.  23% of...
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2018
November
27,
2018
| 05:00 AM America/Chicago
There are nearly 438,000 children in the U.S. foster care system. Several decades ago, Stephanie Hayhurst-Hall was one of them. “I grew up knowing I was adopted and I always wanted to give back,” says the Clarksburg, W.Va., State Farm® agent. ...
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May
18,
2018
| 13:12 PM America/Chicago
As a teacher, Shane Runion once confronted a student after class about why her eyes were glassy. She admitted she had tried methamphetamine for the first time earlier that day. That was a real-life look for Shane into the drug problem facing Ameri...
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March
21,
2018
| 15:54 PM America/Chicago
About 12 percent of children in the U.S live with a parent who is dependent on or abuses alcohol or other drugs. More than 8 million children under the age of 18 live with at least one substance dependent or substance-abusing parent*. Jhanise C...
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March
14,
2018
| 09:39 AM America/Chicago
Two moms created the Magic Yarn Project non-profit to bring magic into the lives of young cancer fighters. It's a great example of the Neighborhood of Good in action. ...
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2016
April
21,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Keeping your kid safe, and encouraging them to practice safe behaviors every day of the year, is “super, duper important.” Your influence informs their perspective on being safe. You hear and see it in the way kids talk about and put safety into p...
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April
12,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Sparking children’s imaginations. Inspiring students to seek Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers. Restoring a struggling economy. Sounds like some lofty goals. But the Vestal and Binghamton communities in the Southern Tier of ...
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January
13,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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2015
December
29,
2015
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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December
23,
2015
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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October
20,
2015
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
What drives our passion for cars? They are made to be driven. For the average American, owning a car is about getting to and from destinations quickly and safely. Driving enthusiasts are inspired by something different. Top end speed, exotic styli...
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January
07,
2015
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Call it the hunger domino effect: When you’re hungry, there’s a good chance you won’t do well in school. When you have a hard time learning, your reading skills lag. And when you have a hard time reading, a whole host of other problems may emerge. So...
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2014
December
03,
2014
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
For most, going to camp is about getting away from home. But for kids fighting cancer, it can be about getting back to the life they knew before disease. Just ask Ryan “Shipwreck” Shupe. He has been at Camp Journey, a special camp in Idaho tailore...
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November
05,
2014
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
On a recent Saturday morning, you could find 9-year-old Giovanni Nicholas astride Magnus, a brown horse with a white blaze and a pleasant nature. Giovanni smiled as he rode around the indoor arena, not caring that this was actually therapy. Giovanni ...
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July
31,
2014
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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June
12,
2014
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
As a professional football player in Detroit, Rob Sims has taken and given out his share of punishment. But nothing could prepare the 6’3, 320-pound guard for the blow he took just a month after he was drafted in 2006 – the passing of his father Mick...
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June
09,
2014
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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