Articles tagged with 'volunteering' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (volunteering)

2021
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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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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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
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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2020
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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2019
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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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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August
19,
2019
| 11:31 AM America/Chicago
A day like any other took a different turn when a group of State Farm® employees received a big surprise. Their seemingly “ordinary” actions, contributed to an extraordinary story - one about the collective power of giving back and helping others. ...
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March
18,
2019
| 09:47 AM America/Chicago
Many parents get involved in their child’s school by volunteering to help with field trips or joining the parent/teacher organization. Deatria Walker lent a helping hand with a program at her son’s school that she was very familiar with – Junior A...
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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
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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September
06,
2018
| 13:11 PM America/Chicago
Starting life in a new country can be daunting. There are new and different cultures and customs, not to mention a language barrier, in most cases. At the International Student Center in Decatur, Ga., the refugee students speak more than 60 different...
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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
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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2017
December
06,
2017
| 09:45 AM America/Chicago
After 11 years of marriage, Stephanie Phillips never expected her husband Mark to have a stroke. But he did. At age 34. "It drastically affected his left side," she explained. "Mark had to re-learn basic functions like walking, feeding and dressing h...
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April
19,
2017
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
How do I get them excited about getting involved?...
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January
12,
2017
| 08:55 AM America/Chicago
For most people, the thought of staying in the hospital isn’t a happy one. It can be scary, no matter your age. Now…imagine if you’re a child. Or the parent of a child who’s sick or injured. Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Hospital (DCH) in T...
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2016
December
20,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Since 1990, the El Paso Gridley (EPG) High School boys’ basketball team has participated in the State Farm Holiday Classic. The team also takes part in an annual community service activity. Last year, EPG assistant coach Justin Kissinger a...
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2015
November
24,
2015
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Sometimes a loss leads to positive outcomes. After Uyntha Duncan's husband Don passed away in 2000, she threw herself into volunteering to help with the grieving process. It helped her overcome the loss, and her community benefited from the service. ...
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