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Good Neighbor Stories (volunteer)

2021
November
12,
2021
| 07:44 AM America/Chicago
For our 100th Anniversary, we are updating some of our most inspiring and extraordinary State Farm stories, helping to tell the story of the people who make up this great company. This is just one of the stories you’ll see leading to our 100th Annive...
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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
08,
2021
| 12:02 PM America/Chicago
At State Farm, we believe doing good is contagious, 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 we started 100 fo...
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September
06,
2021
| 15:56 PM America/Chicago
Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana in late August, causing significant damage. State Farm is committed to meeting the obligations contained in the insurance policies issued to all its policyholders.Our hearts go out to all those whose lives hav...
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August
30,
2021
| 16:21 PM America/Chicago
Update: If you would like to help those impacted by Hurricane Ida, please consider a financial donation to the American Red Cross, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Louisiana or other organizations that provide support for those affected by di...
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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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May
26,
2021
| 06:25 AM America/Chicago
At State Farm, we believe doing good is contagious 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 we started 100 for...
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February
10,
2021
| 07:14 AM America/Chicago
At State Farm, we believe doing good is contagious 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 we started 100 for...
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2020
December
01,
2020
| 10:54 AM America/Chicago
After this year, we can all use a silver lining. Odds are you, or someone you know, have adopted a new pet this year.2020 has been a record high for adoptions. It’s also been a record low for surrendered and abandoned dogs. All in all, a bang up year...
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December
01,
2020
| 10:54 AM America/Chicago
Dec. 1 is Giving Tuesday! As you plan how you will give back to your community remember you can take advantage of the State Farm Matching Gift and Good Neighbor Grant® Programs. And don’t forget whatever you do, record your Act of Good! 100 for Go...
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September
24,
2020
| 19:26 PM America/Chicago
Thousands of State Farm agents and employees are sharing their gifts of time, talent, and treasure in neighborhoods all across the country. They are giving back by:Supporting local food banksDonating meals to medical workers and first respondersAssis...
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August
25,
2020
| 16:08 PM America/Chicago
Wildfires threaten man and beast. State Farm® Agent Ben Samrick is helping both through the devastating wildfires.Ben's spent his entire life around horses. Riding since he was five years old, Ben’s passion is thoroughbred horses, taking them off the...
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April
07,
2020
| 07:18 AM America/Chicago
Vikki Baptiste doesn’t know a lot about shields. She’s not big on Captain America movies and she’s never been to a Renaissance Fair. She’s not a ‘shield person,’ assuming there is such a thing. So when Vikki heard about local hospitals needing face s...
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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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2019
September
23,
2019
| 14:52 PM America/Chicago
Planting flowers in the park. Bringing cookies to your neighbor. Donating school supplies. You have the power to do good things. It’s part of being a good neighbor. But, did you know, there’s a national observance dedicated to actions like these?It’s...
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May
10,
2019
| 15:31 PM America/Chicago
Many people assume arson fires do not affect them if the fire did not damage their own property. However, arson fires can have a significant impact on the property values of all neighborhood structures. This crime results in increased taxes to suppor...
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April
09,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
In November of 2017, State Farm conducted a study on volunteerism to identify those most likely to volunteer as well as the conditions or situations where volunteerism rates are highest. State Farm surveyed approximately 3,100 U.S. adults aged 18 and...
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March
25,
2019
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
Nearly half a million children in Metro Atlanta live in communities with low child well-being, according to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Many of their “littles” rarely leave their neighborhoods. So when Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta sent ...
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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
21,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm® Agents Al and Melanie Schelling contributed regularly for Big Brothers Big Sisters events—“Because how can you say no to something that benefits kids?” says Al—their contact threw down a gauntlet. “Why aren’t you a mentor?” she asked. Mic...
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2018
December
31,
2018
| 10:52 AM America/Chicago
For most of us, Saturday mornings are saved for coffee and family time. To others, Saturday mornings are for giving back. For more than 20 years, a group of State Farm® employees has used their Saturday mornings to help those less fortunate. Wa...
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September
27,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Six-year-old Aladdin’s tail is wagging happily today. That’s because a shipment of fleece blankets is being delivered to his furry friends at Lilo’s Promise Animal Rescue. Located in New Jersey, the no-kill rescue is home to pit-bulls in need of l...
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August
15,
2018
| 04:00 AM America/Chicago
A garden full of fruits and vegetables is finding a new home in the middle of garbage-filled lot known for crime, thanks to the actions of one person who recognized his community’s needs. Jesse Bryson, president and founder of I Will Mentorship Fo...
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May
08,
2018
| 11:27 AM America/Chicago
Donating time or skills is usually as easy as finding a need, signing up and showing up. But living in a world without one of your five senses can make that difficult. Mel Finefrock wanted to find a way to volunteer where she didn’t feel like a liabi...
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March
29,
2018
| 10:32 AM America/Chicago
For Becky Stevens, being a good neighbor doesn’t necessarily mean doing good just for her physical neighbors or local community. Becky, through her church, has traveled to Nepal twice and Africa once to do relief work – appropriately calling it the N...
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February
27,
2018
| 14:09 PM America/Chicago
State Farm and local OK organization team up for literacy. ...
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2017
December
27,
2017
| 09:36 AM America/Chicago
A blink. A breath. A heartbeat. Each day thousands of Americans encounter life-threatening situations. At these moments, their survival is aided by those who have pledged to help others – many of them without pay. Volunteer firemen make up 70% of the...
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December
21,
2017
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
One coat at a time. Young Harrison Pleer is making a difference.  ...
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December
14,
2017
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm Agent and local mom team up to provide unique employment opportunities for autistic Floridians. ...
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