Houston Community Supports Domestic Violence Survivors Through Donation Drive

HOUSTON, TX - Nov. 1, 2017 – Allstate agency owners from the Houston-area will come together to host a supply drive and secure an Allstate Foundation Helping Hands® grant to benefit the Houston Area Women’s Center. The grant will support the nonprofit organizations’ mission to provide shelter, counseling and advocacy to individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence and supporting their efforts to move their lives forward.

The agency owners will each earn $1,000 for the Houston Area Women’s Center by collecting much-needed items during a supply drive Oct. 23 – Nov. 3. The supply drive coincides with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. The public can participate by donating toiletries, underwear (particularly sizes 8-12) and gift cards for clothing and household items. Supplies are especially needed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, as the stress of storm damage clean-up and displacement can have a profound impact on victims of domestic violence and their families. Houston Area Women’s Center will use the grant to further its work in the community.

The participating Allstate volunteers are among thousands of agency owners and financial specialists around the country working to strengthen communities by volunteering their time to support the causes they care about most.

“As small business owners and community leaders, Allstate agency owners see firsthand the opportunities and challenges facing the communities they serve,” said Roberto DeLeon, Allstate senior manager of corporate relations in Texas. “Giving back is core to who we are, which is why we’re proud to volunteer and raise funds to help domestic violence survivors in Houston.”

The Houston Area Women’s Center is one of thousands of organizations this year to receive Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grants secured by agency owners on behalf of the nonprofits where they volunteer. The grants support organizations addressing domestic violence, youth empowerment, disaster preparedness, hunger and other causes.

The Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grants are one example of The Allstate Foundation’s legacy of service and giving for communities and nonprofits
across the U.S.:

•       Since The Allstate Foundation was founded in 1952, it has contributed
over $400 million to support community nonprofits.

•       In 2016, The Allstate Foundation contributed more than $25 million to
communities across the U.S.

•       Each October, domestic violence nonprofits across the country participate
in the Purple Purse Challenge to raise funds for financial empowerment
programs for domestic violence survivors. This year, more than 220 domestic
violence nonprofits are competing for funds. Last year’s Challenge included
nearly 200 nonprofits and raised nearly $4 million. To learn more and donate,
visit PurplePurse.com.

The public can donate supplies at the following Allstate agency locations:

Volora Baldon
2419 Texas Parkway, Ste 100, Missouri City, TX, 77489

Tim Bates
8031 FM 1960 Rd E, Humble, TX, 77346

Tiffany  Brimberry
25702 Aldine Westfield Rd, Spring, TX 77373

Herman Burroughs
9525 KATY FREEWAY, SUITE 150, Houston, TX, 77024

Jennifer Butler
711 W Bay Area Blvd, Ste 212, Webster, TX 77598

Toya Coleman
9235 Katy Fwy, Ste 390, Houston, TX 77024

Malisa Floyd
4200 Research Forest Dr# 90, The Woodlands, TX 77381

Brian Garner
6455 FM 2920 Rd, Spring, TX 77379

Jackie Harris
1930 Country Place Pkwy, Pearland, TX 77584

Ralph Hawkins
4710 Atascocita Rd, Humble, TX 77346

Brandy  Jackson
1414 S Loop W, Ste 140, Houston, TX 77054

Deepa Krishan
9222 Louetta Rd, Spring, TX 77379

David Kubicki
32360 State Hwy 249, Pinehurst, TX 77362

Kathleen Muniz
19704 Saums Rd, Houston, TX 77084

Adebukola Oyejobi
5909 Scott St, Ste C, Houston, TX 77021

Courtney Phillips
1960 RD STE E, Houston, TX, 77073

Adam Pisani
4502 Riverstone Blvd, Ste 402, Missouri City, TX 77459
15024 FM 529 Road, Houston, TX 77095

Kim Reid
8900 Eastloch Dr. Suite 320, Spring, TX 77379

Chris Sapp
2709B Palmer Hwy, Texas City, TX 77590

Brenda  Ta
10814 Hughes Rd, Houston, TX 77089

Gloria Wesley
3331 Cartwright Rd, Missouri City, TX 77459

Don Wilde
9817 Bissonnet St, Ste K, Houston, TX 77036

Ruth Williams
13831 Nw Fwy # 120b, Houston, TX 77040

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.


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