Who: Several Assurance employees spent a paid Thursday 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:

  • Sorting six giant bins holding $2,773 worth of food that will support Heartland Alliance participants with chronic illnesses
  • Packing donations into shipments for their Chicago grocery centers

When: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Where: Heartland Alliance

             Elk Grove, IL

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.