Local Allstate agencies collect donations for military families and veterans, and give $30,000 to the USO Northwest

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018 3:05pm
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The following from the Allstate Foundation:

To celebrate Veterans Day, Allstate agencies across Washington, in partnership with the USO Northwest, are collecting donations to support military families and veterans. Additionally, together with The Allstate Foundation, participating agencies will donate $30,000 to the USO Northwest to support its mission to keep America’s military service members connected to home.

WHAT:

Items of greatest need include granola bars, chewing gum, dried fruit, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap and Chapstick. Click here for a list of requested donations.

WHERE:

Donations can be dropped off at any of the 37 participating Allstate agencies in Washington, including Frank Richard’s R & G Group Financial Services in Renton: 364 Renton Ctr Way SW Ste 62a, Renton, WA 98057

WHEN:

Nov. 12 to 16, 2018

WHY:

Serving those who serve our country is part of Allstate’s legacy. From hiring practices to community involvement, military initiatives have been a priority since Allstate was founded by a veteran in 1931. In September, Allstate was recognized by G.I. Jobs for earning the second spot on the 2019 Military Friendly® Employers list for its efforts to hire, develop and retain veterans and military spouses. This is the third consecutive year Allstate has been recognized as a Military Friendly® Employer.

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