State Farm® Invites You to Submit a Cause to Bring $25,000 to Your Neighborhood
Springfield, Oregon, Feb. 29, 2012
From February 29 through March 20, State Farm encourages everyone is to visit the Cause An Effect tab on the State Farm Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/#!/statefarm) and submit a Cause for a chance to help make their neighborhood safer, stronger, and better educated.
Cause An Effect is a youth-led, crowd-sourced initiative that partners with local non-profit organizations to create solutions to community issues identified by local residents.
40 Causes will be selected by the State Farm Youth Advisory Board and they will award $25,000 to local non-profits to address the cause in their community.
The goal of Cause An Effect is to encourage the public to identify core issues and State Farm to provide the resources for a local non-profit to creatively make a difference.
Interview with local agent about the program.
Interview with local resident once a cause is submitted from the area.
Interview with the Youth Advisory Board member from Portland who is on the national selection committee.
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