Tom, Roger & Timothy 10.6.16

Junior Achievement of Chicago is excited to thank The Allstate Foundation for their 2016 $100,000 grant. This grant brought JA programs to 200 classrooms impacting over 3,400 students.

The Allstate Foundation offers several grant programs to support charitable organizations where Allstate agency owners and employees volunteer. The Foundation invests in the local efforts of our Allstate’s agency owners and employees, who are passionate about their communities and have a keen understanding of what they need most. In 2015, Allstate, together with its employees, agency owners and The Allstate Foundation gave $36 million to nonprofits across the nation and volunteered more than 250,000 hours. Since their founding in 1952, they’ve  contributed more than $400 million.


“The Allstate Foundation is a wonderful supporter of JA and their gift to JA made, and will continue to make, an impact on so many JA students,” said Tom Staab, SVP of Development at Junior Achievement of Chicago.

The Allstate Foundation’s gift benefited students in the following towns:

Arlington Heights
Buffalo Grove
Chicago Ridge
Downers Grove
Morton Grove
Mount Prospect
Prospect Heights

Pictured are JA Board Members Tom Clarkson (left), President West Territory at Allstate Insurance, and Roger Odle (right), Field Senior Vice President at Allstate Insurance Company, with a JA student.