Who: 35 Assurance employees volunteered at the Special Olympics Chicago Match Play Competition. Special Olympics is the world’s largest program for sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, inspiring greatness in more than 5 million athletes in 170 countries worldwide.
What: Assurance volunteers helped with the Tennis Match Competition which included 100+ Special Olympic athletes from around the Chicagoland area. Volunteers assisted during the tennis matches by:
- Keeping score
- Coaching players
- Shagging tennis balls
- Running tennis skills stations
- Cheering on winners during the medal ceremony
When: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Where: Riis Park | Chicago, 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.