Who: Assurance employees volunteered at Northern Illinois Food Bank, a nonprofit organization with a goal of solving hunger in the 13 counties they serve. Northern Illinois Food Bank strives to provide more than 71,000 individuals with a meal each week.
What: Assurance volunteers spent the day:
- Sorting, packing and weighing potatoes
- Labeling food with expiration dates
- Packing cereal donations from Kellogg’s
Altogether, Assurance packed over 2,748 pounds of food providing 2,290 meals for hungry neighbors.
When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Where: 273 Dearborn Court
Why: The volunteer opportunity is one of 22 similar events scheduled for 2016 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 19,000 labor hours in the last eleven years through ACT.