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Allstate Agent John Wenholz Recognized for Outstanding Volunteerism

 

Minneapolis Agent Recognized for Outstanding Volunteerism

The Allstate Foundation Grants $1000 to People Serving People Inc

MINNEAPOLIS, MN., March 17, 2014 – Allstate agency owner John Wenholz received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others. With this award came a $1000 grant from The Allstate Foundation for the People Serving People Inc in Minneapolis, where Wenholz volunteers. People Serving People achieves its mission and goals by providing emergency housing and community services that assist families experiencing homelessness in becoming self-sufficient and reconnected with the community.

 

Allstate agents and employees have a proud history of putting their good hands to work in supporting Minnesota communities, promoting volunteerism and providing financial resources to enable local organizations to help others.

 

“The 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 Shaundra Turner, director of The Allstate Foundation in Minnesota. “With support from The Allstate Foundation, John Wenholz and People Serving People Inc is making our hometown a better, safer place to live.”

 

The Allstate Foundation awards more than $1 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 agency owners must with volunteer, mentor 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.

 

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