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Good Neighbor Stories (bloomington)

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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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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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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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
01,
2020
| 10:11 AM America/Chicago
Join the conversation on Yammer! Imagine waking up and seeing a person in head-to-toe scrubs, face shield, mask, pants tucked into boots, and having no recollection of what happened or how you got to the hospital. And all during the COVID-19 ...
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May
27,
2020
| 15:46 PM America/Chicago
Imagine waking up and seeing a person in head-to-toe scrubs, face shield, mask, pants tucked into boots, and having no recollection of what happened or how you got to the hospital. And all during the COVID-19 pandemic.That was Michelle Beedle’s reali...
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May
13,
2020
| 11:51 AM America/Chicago
State Farm is expanding its 20-year relationship with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a national nonprofit community investment organization, with new funding to boost economic opportunity in vulnerable communities.The commitment in...
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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
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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April
02,
2020
| 09:44 AM America/Chicago
Editor’s Note: In our current reality of social distancing, seeing photos of people shoulder to shoulder is a bit jarring. The episodes described in this story were filmed well before the COVID-19 pandemic surfaced. State Farm and its associates cont...
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April
02,
2020
| 09:27 AM America/Chicago
Join the conversation on Yammer! Editor’s Note: In our current reality of social distancing, seeing photos of people shoulder to shoulder is a bit jarring. The episodes described in this story were filmed well before the COVID-19 pandemic sur...
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March
31,
2020
| 13:20 PM America/Chicago
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE!!! Thanks to you, we hit our goal of $200,000 in donations….with one day to spare! Check out the up to date contribution tracker at http://redcross.org/statefarm!UPDATE: Due to an overwhelming response, State Farm has just double...
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March
09,
2020
| 08:44 AM America/Chicago
Twenty years ago, a month-old baby girl was life-flighted to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. She had a congenital defect called a vascular ring – two aorta veins formed during gestation that encircled her trachea and esophagus – ...
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March
09,
2020
| 08:42 AM America/Chicago
Join the conversation on Yammer! Twenty years ago, a month-old baby girl was life-flighted to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. She had a congenital defect called a vascular ring – two aorta veins formed during gestation th...
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