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:
- 11,585 pounds of onions providing 9,654 meals
- 14,952 pounds of ham providing 12,460 meals
- 11,990 pounds of potatoes providing 9,991 meals
When: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Where: 273 Dearborn Court
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.