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Good Neighbor Stories (atlanta)

2021
September
30,
2021
| 11:53 AM America/Chicago
Being there for others. Sharing knowledge and experience. Serving as a positive example. That’s mentoring. And we can all do it.Mentor for good.Mentoring helps strengthen our communities today in order to make them even stronger tomorrow.In June 2020...
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2020
August
11,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
It doesn’t matter where you start. What matters is where you finish.Eighteen-year-old Miski Abdirizak knows the value of hard work. In the '90s her parents migrated to the United States, seeking refuge from Somalia.“Dad was a gas station clerk, resto...
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May
01,
2020
| 10:01 AM America/Chicago
All essential workers, especially our health care heroes and first responders, are putting their health on the line so our communities can get through the COVID-19 crisis together.As a way to express solidarity and thanks to these critical front-line...
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April
07,
2020
| 14:59 PM America/Chicago
State Farm® and the Atlanta Hawks are supporting hospital workers and restaurants simultaneously.Through a four-week meal program, more than 1,000 hospital workers, including doctors, nurses and first responders treating COVID-19 patients in Atlanta ...
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April
02,
2020
| 13:04 PM America/Chicago
You’re probably looking at the items in your cupboard and on your grocery list a bit differently now. The shelf-stable, protein-packed jar of peanut butter is one staple likely to be getting a bit more respect.Food pantries have long known the impact...
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March
27,
2020
| 14:29 PM America/Chicago
State Farm® and the Atlanta Hawks have combined forces to help combat food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic among vulnerable populations in Atlanta.By providing support to Goodr, an Atlanta-based social impact startup leveraging technology to ...
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March
09,
2020
| 12:33 PM America/Chicago
Meet Sudha, Deborah, Collette and Ines. Four women. Four different backgrounds. Each united by a passion for challenge, teamwork and testing the limits. They’re women in technology – and collectively, they’re empowering a new generation to seize the ...
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2019
November
20,
2019
| 08:30 AM America/Chicago
Oil and water do not mix. You've heard it a thousand times. But unfortunately, this common knowledge is often forgotten in the heat of the moment. A State Farm customer in Atlanta recently left a pan on the stove unattended, and it caught fire. Th...
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November
18,
2019
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Do you have a person in your life who really shaped you? Someone you felt destined to meet? For DeWayne Griffin, that person was his next-door neighbor. In fifth grade, he moved next to the Brindzas. These neighbors, especially Mrs. Brindza who wa...
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November
12,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Oil and water do not mix. You've heard it a thousand times. But unfortunately, this common knowledge is often forgotten in the heat of the moment. A State Farm customer in Atlanta recently left a pan on the stove unattended, and it caught fire. Th...
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November
01,
2019
| 15:55 PM America/Chicago
The land of misplaced, forgotten things…the junk drawer. Is this where your old glasses go? There’s a better home for them. More than one billion people worldwide are unnecessarily blind or vision impaired. Most just need a pair of glasses. Thousa...
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November
01,
2019
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
The land of misplaced, forgotten things…the junk drawer. Is this where your old glasses go? There’s a better home for them. More than one billion people worldwide are unnecessarily blind or vision impaired. Most just need a pair of glasses. Thousa...
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June
13,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Amy Brooks understands the value of blood donations. She donated blood for the first time last year following a harrowing experience with her husband, Kenneth Brooks. Kenneth was feeling under the weather and could not get an appointment to see...
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May
31,
2019
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
State Farm will present its Neighborhood of Good® experience at eight music festivals this summer. There fans can dance, sing, perform or listen. The interactions will generate support for access to music education for underserved students. Every ...
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April
08,
2019
| 11:05 AM America/Chicago
Living with the anxiety of uncertain health for years, the Barrett family was ready to share their story in early 2018. Ainsleigh Barrett posted the story on Facebook of her husband’s 15-year battle with a degenerative kidney disease called Primary F...
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February
28,
2019
| 11:47 AM America/Chicago
Just as a jar of peanut butter is a staple in home pantries, it’s equally important in community food pantries. Due to its long shelf life and nutritional value, peanut butter is a highly sought-after food to help hungry communities. That's why the j...
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January
23,
2019
| 12:46 PM America/Chicago
After the court dedication ceremony, State Farm agents and employees partnered with GoodrCo. to provide a free “pop up” grocery shopping experience to more than 150 senior citizens. GoodrCo. is an organization that works with restaurants and food ...
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January
14,
2019
| 11:05 AM America/Chicago
It’s not uncommon for State Farm® agents to get unusual questions from customers. Teresa Grubbs knew there had to be an interesting story behind the inquiry she received last October. “A customer called my office and asked if I had any pull with t...
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2018
August
29,
2018
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and State Farm announced a 20-year collaboration that will benefit the Atlanta metropolitan area aimed at building stronger communities through mentorship, volunteerism and the principle of being a good neighbor. A n...
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July
10,
2018
| 13:54 PM America/Chicago
Since the launch of Neighborhood of Good in 2017, more than 1.5 million people have visited neighborhoodofgood.com searching for volunteer opportunities. State Farm is bringing the Neighborhood of Good offline and to life with a presence at several m...
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2017
December
13,
2017
| 08:12 AM America/Chicago
State Farm has supported Habitat for Humanity International's youth initiatives since 2007. That commitment has mobilized more than 650,000 young volunteers to build homes. It also demonstrates advocacy for affordable housing. To celebrate, the co...
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April
18,
2017
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
The innovative public-private partnership helps first generation students attend college and graduate poised for success.
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2016
October
20,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Taking a chance, and looking to give herself a better life, Adriana Andrade-Jenkins left Mexico for the United States in 1998. She had no English skills and minimal knowledge of the embroidery industry. Fortunately, shortly after her arrival, she lan...
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March
08,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
When Howard Towns talks about his life before Westside Works, his voice falls to a whisper. “Not good,” is all he would say. But his change in tone, the way his eyes cast down, says it all. Gene Gaines is similarly reluctant to revisit more painfu...
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February
18,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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February
04,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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