Who: On a Wednesday out of the office, several Assurance employees volunteered with The Morton Arboretum. The Morton Arboretum’s goal is to encourage the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier and more beautiful world.
What: Assurance spent the morning clearing honeysuckle brush from a forest preserve that The Morton Arboretum manages. In the afternoon, volunteers collected seeds from plants inside the arboretum. They will be dried and re-planted in the forest preserve.
When: Wednesday, October17, 2018
Where: The Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Illinois
Why: The volunteer opportunity is one of 21 similar events scheduled for 2018 where Assurance employees donate their time to deserving nonprofit organizations. All volunteer days are organized by the company’s employee-driven charitable foundation, Assurance Caring Together (ACT). Assurance employees have donated over 22,000 labor hours in the last 13 years through ACT.