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Financial Literacy Week School Supply Drive & $25,000 Donation

Junior Achievement Partners with Small Business Owners for Financial Literacy Week

April 25, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — From April 23 to May 31, 25 participating Allstate Agencies will be collecting school supplies to benefit the students of Junior Achievement, in addition to donating $25,000 to Junior Achievement’s Financial Literacy Program.

“Allstate is a strong partner in promoting financial literacy education through support of Junior Achievement. Junior Achievement appreciates Allstate’s support, and their donation will be used to promote financial literacy among young people,” says Junior Achievement President, John Hancock.

The $25,000 donation to Junior Achievement will impact nearly 1,000 students in 39 classrooms this year. Funding from Allstate will help provide K-12 programming in the areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to students across the region.

Junior Achievement helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. Junior Achievement's unique, volunteer delivered programs, shows students the possibilities that lay before them. Students realize they can choose different paths including: college, trade school, or even starting their own business.

Stop by any participating Allstate Agency to contribute to the school supply drive, or contact Junior Achievement for more information about how you can support this effort.

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 building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, empowering youth and celebrating the charitable community involvement of Allstate agency owners and employees, The Allstate Foundation works to bring out the good in people’s lives. For more information, visit www.AllstateFoundation.org.

Junior Achievement of Oregon & SW Washington
Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy through hands-on programs that promote work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Established locally in 1950, JA is an affiliate of Junior Achievement USA, which has worked for nearly a century to provide economic and financial education for K-12 students. This year, more than 4,300 volunteers will teach JA programs in more than 1,700 classrooms, serving over 44,600 students across our footprint.