Who: Several Assurance employees spent a paid Tuesday off volunteering at Heartland Alliance. Heartland Alliance is one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, working in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty or seeking safety.
What: Assurance staff spent the day at Heartland Alliance:
- Weeding and planting vegetables to supplement food from the food pantry
- Sorting $3,810 worth of food that will support Heartland Alliance participants with chronic illness
- Packing donations into shipments to their Chicago grocery centers
When: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Where: Heartland Alliance, Elk Grove, IL
Why: The volunteer opportunity is one of 18 similar events scheduled for 2017 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 20,000 labor hours in the last 12 years through ACT.