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Allstate Canada Donates More Than $1-Million to Charities Across Canada in 2021

The announcement came just days after Canadians celebrated GivingTuesday, a global movement for giving and volunteering

MARKHAM, Ontario, Dec 2, 2021 – Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, Pembridge Insurance Company, Pafco Insurance Company and Ivantage Insurance Brokers Inc. (collectively, “ACG”) announced more than $1 million has been donated to charitable organizations across Canada in 2021. The funds were raised in campaigns encouraging employees to donate to causes important to them with matching contributions from ACG, and the Top Tier Goodness Grant where broker partners had an opportunity to select charities to receive financial support. The announcement came just days after Canadians celebrated GivingTuesday, a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year near the end of November.

“Our social and community impact strategy is built on two main pillars: investing in our community through grants and in-kind contributions, and empowering employees to get involved by giving back,” says Ryan Michel, President and CEO of Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. “We’re proud to be able to provide our employees with the resources to volunteer and donate to causes that mean the most to them.”

ACG recently concluded its Month of Goodness campaign in November, the company’s biggest employee giving initiative of the year.  The company encouraged employees to give with a “Sign-in to Win” lottery kick off, topped up donations made by employees, and rewarded virtual volunteering with funds to donate.

ACG’s community investment efforts focus on supporting organizations and initiatives that foster an environment of inclusion, involvement and empowerment for those who experience barriers to participation – whether it be within their community, career or personal life.

ACG prioritizes causes and projects that work to create a more inclusive world for people with disabilities and those experiencing financial hardship. This includes support for organizations that address affordable housing, such as Habitat for Humanity; individuals impacted by homelessness like The Shoebox Project for Women and Old Brewery Mission; inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities, such as Inclusion Canada (formerly the Canadian Association for Community Living); food insecurities; COVID-19 recovery and relief and many more.

To learn more about ACG’s social and community impact strategy visit www.allstate.ca/webpages/about/community.aspx

About Allstate Insurance Company of Canada

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is a leading home and auto insurer focused on providing its customers prevention and protection products and services for every stage of life. Serving Canadians since 1953, Allstate strives to reassure both customers and employees with its “You’re in Good Hands®” promise and is proud to have been named a Best Employer in Canada for nine consecutive years. Allstate is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates through partnerships with charitable organizations, employee giving and volunteerism. To learn more, visit www.allstate.ca. For safety tips and advice, visit www.goodhandsadvice.ca.

About Pembridge Insurance

Pembridge Insurance Company provides home and automobile insurance to Canadians through a network of select insurance brokers. Pembridge is backed by Allstate Insurance Company, giving it the scale and financial stability of one of the largest insurance companies in North America. Committed to giving back to communities, Pembridge is involved with various charities through our broker partners. To learn more, visit www.pembridge.com.

About Pafco Insurance

Pafco Insurance Company has built a strong foundation, offering a specialized insurance product and exceptional customer service through the support of our select, broker network. Pafco provides personal automobile insurance for drivers who do not qualify for coverage in the standard insurance marketplace. To learn more visit www.pafco.ca.

About Ivantage

Ivantage Insurance Brokers is an independent brokerage with trusted, knowledgeable brokers conducting business in Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario exclusively supporting Allstate agents.

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For more information, please contact:

Travon Smith
Public Relations Specialist
437-229-1577
tsmith@allstate.ca

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