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Westfield Agent Recognized for Outstanding Volunteerism

The Allstate Foundation Grants $1,000 to Safe Kids Union County.

The following is a press release from Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company:

Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company exclusive agent Ron Bansky received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for distinguished community service. With this award came a $1,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation for Safe Kids Union County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing injury prevention directly to kids and their families.

Allstate New Jersey agents have a proud history of putting their Good Hands® to work in supporting New Jersey communities, promoting volunteerism and providing financial resources to enable local organizations to help others.

“The Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award celebrates the spirit of service. Commitment to our communities is a natural extension of what we do every day – protecting people and making their lives more secure,” said Rich Crist, president of Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company. “With support from The Allstate Foundation,Ron and Safe Kids Union County are making their community a better, safer place to live.”

More than 450 Safe Kids Coalitions in 16 countries bring health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments, and volunteers together to educate and protect families. Safe Kids provides information on injury prevention for children from newborns to 14-years-old.

Bansky, who has been an Allstate New Jersey agent in Westfield for 12 years, believes that it is important to support his community.

“Community involvement makes you feel good and is a great way to show people that you care about your neighborhood and are committed to it,” said Bansky.

The Allstate Foundation awards $2 million every year to nonprofit organizations across the country in honor of dedicated Allstate agency owners who give back. To be eligible for nomination, Allstate New Jersey agents must be a current and active volunteer or lead a nonprofit of their choice.

About The Allstate Foundation

Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL). Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations across the country, The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people’s well-being and prosperity. With a focus on teen safe driving and building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, The Allstate Foundation also promotes safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion, and diversity; and economic empowerment. For more information, visit www.allstatefoundation.org.

Brian Williams September 07, 2012 at 12:07 AM
There are many new grants for community service coordination posted on Grantwatch.com http://www.grantwatch.com/ Nonprofits may be interested in applying for this grant: Grants to Support New York and New Jersey Non-Profits Deadline: Ongoing Grants totaling $4,000,000 are available for New York and New Jersey non-profits for organizational support, start-up support including first year expenses, and specific project support. LINK: http://www.grantwatch.com/grant/126970/grants+to+support+new+york+and+new+jersey+non+profits.html Best of Luck in finding grants, Brian Williams

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