Monday, March 26, 2018

The Allstate Foundation’s Purple Purse Program

A University of Georgia alumnus, Christopher Lowell Jackson is a successful professional in the insurance industry that has served as a board member on Allstate’s Regional Advisory Board in addition to an advisory board for the Georgia Insurance Commission. Also a member of the Bulldog 100 list of fastest growing businesses, Christopher Lowell Jackson owns an Allstate Insurance agency in Greensboro.

Founded in 1931, Allstate has grown to become the largest publicly held property and casualty insurer in the United States. The company holds approximately $107.7 billion in assets and serves more than 16 million households across the country. In addition to this business success, Allstate operates a foundation that strives to reduce teen driving fatalities, empower youth, and end domestic violence. 

In regards to ending domestic violence, the Allstate Foundation operates the Purple Purse Program. The initiative supports and encourages fundraising at domestic violence organizations at the local, state, and national levels, with the intent of financially empowering victims of domestic abuse. In addition, the foundation provides financial and college tools to help survivors break free from abusive situations. 

Since its founding in 2005, the Purple Purse program has raised over $55 million in support of the well-being and security of domestic violence victims.