Who:  Assurance rock stars volunteered at WINGS, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence.

What: Assurance volunteers spent the day: 

  • Cleaning 4 messy high chairs
  • Sorting, organizing and cleaning 7 metro-shelves of canned and dry goods
  • Spreading 40 bags of mulch to refresh the children’s playground
  • Hanging 36 paintings in the residents’ living space

The paintings were created by women at the shelter and the supplies were purchased thanks to Assurance’s monetary donations. 

When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Where: WINGS of Palatine

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.