Seattle,
13
May
2020
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03:00 PM
America/Chicago

American Family Insurance partners with Seattle Seahawks to provide emergency meals

Summary

American Family donates $10,000 for COVID-19 meal relief.

American Family Insurance is teaming up with the Seattle Seahawks to prepare emergency meals for those experiencing hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

American Family is donating $10,000 to support those with food assistance needs. CenturyLink Field’s in-house concessions company, First & Goal Hospitality, is working with nonprofit FareStart to prepare emergency meals in CenturyLink Field’s stadium kitchens. American Family’s donation will fund the creation and distribution of approximately 2,000 meals.

FareStart meals will be distributed to children who are part of the free- and reduced-fee lunch program at 26 Seattle public school sites today, Wednesday, May 13.

Donations to FareStart are welcomed and encouraged. To donate, please visit www.farestart.org.

American Family Insurance has had a partnership with the Seattle Seahawks since 2008.American Family and its group companies, along with the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation, previously announced it expects to donate more than $6.8 million to support COVID-19 relief.

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About the American Family Insurance Group
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, American Family Insurance has been serving customers since 1927. We inspire, protect and restore dreams through our insurance products, exceptional service from our agency owners and employees, community investment and creative partnerships to address societal challenges. We act on our belief in diversity and inclusion by constantly evolving to meet customer needs and preferences. American Family Insurance group is the nation’s 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group, ranking No. 306 on the Fortune 500 list. The group sells American Family-brand products, primarily through exclusive agency owners in 19 states. The American Family Insurance group also includes CONNECT, powered by American Family Insurance (formerly Ameriprise Auto & Home), The GeneralHomesite and Main Street America. Across these companies the group has more than 13,500 employees nationwide.

About FareStart
FareStart is a James Beard Award-winning nonprofit organization that that transforms lives, disrupts poverty and nourishes communities through food, life skills and job training. Since 1992, FareStart has provided opportunities for more than 10,000 adults and youth, while serving over 10.7 million meals to Seattle area schools, homeless shelters and healthcare facilities.

About First & Goal Hospitality
The Seahawks and First & Goal, Inc. created First & Goal Hospitality as part of a continued effort to enhance the gameday experience at CenturyLink Field. FGH manages and operates all general concessions and premium dining at Seahawks games and other stadium and event center events.