From despair to hope, Iris Peralta found a new door opened, her life changed, and a new joy in being a mother, with help from a Florida program supported by Wells Fargo.
With motors and machine tools surrounding her, Iris Peralta smiles as she wields a welding gun at her workstation. Her work on the factory floor is to create new specialty parts for high-end sports cars.
She dons her protective helmet, positions the welding wand, and works the sweet science of machining she has come to love. With steady precision, she shapes the metal parts that will help the cars run like a top.
Murals across the country to spotlight an issue too often hidden in plain sight
NORTHBROOK, Ill.,June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, together with program ambassador and tennis champion Serena Williams, today announced a national street art campaign to educate the public about domestic violence and make the invisible weapon of financial abuse visible to all.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Recent headlines about harassment and violence offer a reminder of the everyday reality faced by a larger group of U.S. women: those trapped in abusive domestic relationships. Without financial resources, these women can’t escape, care for themselves and their families, find housing or save for the future.
Tamron Hall is an award-winning journalist and host of Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall on Investigation Discovery, where she takes an in-depth look at complex and compelling crimes that have shocked the nation. She was previously a co-host of the third hour of NBC’s Today Show and anchor of MSNBC Live with Tamron Hall. In 2015, Tamron received the Edward R. Murrow Award for Reporting: Hard News in Network Television, recognizing her segment on domestic violence as part of Today’s “Shine A Light” series.
Mary Kay's lobbying for good initiative heads to California state capitol
Mary Kay Inc. and The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence partnered together today to fight against the domestic violence epidemic. Uniting thought-leaders, policymakers and advocates for domestic violence survivors, attendees advocated at the California State Capitol for full funding of AB557 and SB54 to improve the safety net response to domestic violence and to increase safety for immigrant survivors.
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) has attained remarkable achievements in promoting safety and justice for victims of domestic violence in Pennsylvania and across the country in its 33 year history. Part of that success is thanks to partnerships they’ve formed with organizations like Pennsylvania’s Major League Baseball teams - the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies.
CITGO Corner Mart Locations in Greenville Support Local Victims of Domestic Violence
GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation Marketer, Piedmont Petroleum, recently raised $20,000 for Safe Harbor, Inc., a local non-profit organization dedicated to making a difference for victims of domestic violence and their children.
Purple Purse Moving Ahead Grant Program will provide up to 30,000 survivors with vital tools to help them regain their independence
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation, a leading advocate for victims of domestic violence and financial abuse, announced today $1.2 million in grants awarded to 20 domestic violence programs around the country. The grants aim to help expand financial empowerment services for approximately 30,000 survivors.
On November 3, several Sanofi US colleagues attended an event at which the company was honored as a humanitarian partner to Safe+Sound Somerset, a Somerset County, N.J., non-profit whose mission is to empower survivors of domestic abuse and engage the community to break the cycle of violence.
Call for public donations continues on PurplePurse.com through 2016
NORTHBROOK, Ill., November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 200 nonprofits stepped up as part of The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge to raise $3.75 million through online public donations and Allstate Foundation grants for domestic violence survivors around the country. The effort coincided with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, a key fundraising time for domestic violence programs.