Allstate agency owner Maria Ventimiglia received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for her commitment to helping others. This award earned the Ironwood Ridge High School football department in Oro Valley, where Ventimiglia volunteers, a $1,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation.
Allstate agents and employees have a proud history of putting their good hands to work in supporting Arizona 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.
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 volunteer, mentor or lead a nonprofit of their choice.
In 2012, The Allstate Foundation provided $367,685 to Arizona nonprofits that focus on one of three areas: safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion and diversity; and economic empowerment. Special focus is given to teen safe driving and building financial independence for domestic violence survivors.