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With help from the Allstate Foundation… thousands of abused victims nationwide have benefitted from the… program that empowers victims of domestic violence with a financial strategy to escape abusive households and help provide them with resources and training to achieve independence."

[url=http://www.allstatenewsroom.com/channels/news-releases-social-responsibi... Allstate Foundation, Cheryl Burke of "Dancing with the Stars" and Judge Jeanine Pirro of the "Judge Pirro" Show Ask Americans to Face Domestic Violence Together[/url] Sept. 16, 2010 Professional dancer, Cheryl Burke of "Dancing with the Stars" and Judge Jeanine Pirro of the "Judge Pirro Show" are teaming up with The Allstate Foundation to encourage everyone to Tell a Gal Pal and break down the barriers as a part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October and beyond. [url=http://www.clicktoempower.org/social_media_release/index.html]Click, Tweet, and Support Domestic Violence Survivors[/url] July 7, 2010 The Allstate Foundation and the national YWCA have joined together to help end domestic violence through the #Tweet4YWCA campaign. Beginning July 7, The Allstate Foundation is donating $1 to the YWCA for every tweet that includes #Tweet4YWCA, up to $75,000. [url=/sites/default/files/allstate_foundation_financial_literacy_month_release.pdf][img]/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pdf-icon.png[/img][/url] [url=/sites/default/files/allstate_foundation_financial_literacy_month_release.pdf]Financial Literacy Takes "Saving" to a New Level When it Comes to Domestic Violence[/url] April 1, 2010 The Allstate Foundation is recognizing National Financial Literacy Month this April by offering free financial literacy resources to help domestic violence survivors live safer and more secure lives. [url=/sites/default/files/grant_win_news_release_11_09.pdf][img]/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pdf-icon.png[/img][/url] [url=/sites/default/files/grant_win_news_release_11_09.pdf]Financial Empowerment Grants Aid Survivors of Domestic Violence[/url] Nov. 19, 2009 The Allstate Foundation is stepping up efforts to ease the financial burdens of domestic violence survivors with $635,000 in new economic empowerment grants for statewide coalitions against domestic violence in eleven states. [url=/sites/default/files/dv_gal_pal_national_press_release_092109.pdf][img]/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pdf-icon.png[/img][/url] [url=/sites/default/files/dv_gal_pal_national_press_release_092109.pdf]Allstate Foundation and Oscar-Winning Actress Mira Sorvino Ask Americans to Help End Domestic Violence[/url] Sept. 28, 2009 Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino is joining forces with The Allstate Foundation to urge Americans to talk for a change and Tell a Gal Pal to help end domestic violence. [url=/sites/default/files/grant_winner_news_release_9_14.pdf][img]/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pdf-icon.png[/img][/url] [url=/sites/default/files/grant_winner_news_release_9_14.pdf]Americans choose Charity Cars as Winner of $100,000 Grant[/url] Sept. 15, 2009 The Allstate Foundation Economics Against Abuse Program (EAA) announced Charity Cars as the winner of a $100,000 grant through its ClickToEmpower campaign. Charity Cars, which provides free vehicles and vehicle support to those in need, generated 46 percent of the total votes in the two month span of the campaign. [url=/sites/default/files/cte_allstate_charity.pdf][img]/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pdf-icon.png[/img][/url] [url=/sites/default/files/cte_allstate_charity.pdf]The Allstate Foundation Lets Public Decide Winner of $100,000 Grant[/url] July 15, 2009 The Allstate Foundation is inviting the public to cast its vote for the recipient of a $100,000 grant through the ClickToEmpower campaign. The organizations competing to receive the grant share The Allstate Foundation's mission of working to end domestic violence and finding new ways to economically empower survivors. [url=/sites/default/files/2009_national_poll_press_release.pdf][img]/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pdf-icon.png[/img][/url] [url=/sites/default/files/2009_national_poll_press_release.pdf]New National Poll Reveals Economic Abuse Defined Differently on Main Street than Wall Street[/url] June 23, 2009 While 70 percent of Americans know people who are or have been victims of domestic violence, nearly the same percentage of Americans fail to see a connection between domestic violence and "economic abuse," according to a new national poll released by The Allstate Foundation. [url=/sites/default/files/2008_grant_release.pdf][img]/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pdf-icon.png[/img][/url] [url=/sites/default/files/2008_grant_release.pdf]Financial Empowerment Grants Aid Survivors of Domestic Violence[/url] Nov. 10, 2008 The Allstate Foundation recently awarded $552,000 in economic empowerment grants to domestic violence coalitions in nine states. The grants will be used to support a variety of local programs focused on developing strategies to move survivors toward financial independence. [url=/sites/default/files/dv_galpal_press_release.pdf][img]/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pdf-icon.png[/img][/url] [url=/sites/default/files/dv_galpal_press_release.pdf]Television Star Ana Ortiz And The Allstate Foundation Encourage Americans To "Tell A Gal P.A.L." About Domestic Violence[/url] Sept. 24, 2008 To kick off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, TV star Ana Ortiz is partnering with The Allstate Foundation to encourage Americans to "Tell a Gal Pal" about domestic violence and donate nearly new purses or professional bags to Dress for Success to help domestic violence survivors get back on their feet and enter or re‐enter the workforce with confidence.