The Alliance ended the third quarter of 2020 by ramping up its' Good Samaritan Bonus numbers in the months of July, August and September to move closer to its' annual giving goal of $125,000. Since 2013, The Alliance has now gifted $697,600 through the GSB program.
During a three-month stretch, The Alliance added $45,600 to increase the giving amount for the year up to $115,150 on the strength of 1,475 new GSB awards. More than 1,900 GSB awards have been earned in 2020. In July, 201 agents earned $12,950, followed by $15,200 in August (241 agents) and $17,450 in September (242 agents). A total of $31,550 was awarded based on personal production in that three-month span. For the year, $88,850 has been earned via personal production while $26,300 was won through the Power of 10 program.
A total of 26 agents have earned $1,000 or more this year for their favorite charity. Mike and Noelle Lewantowicz lead The Alliance through September with $2,050 while Andy Riddle ($1,800) is second. Terry and Tia Edwards ($1,750), Megan Wood ($1,650) and Paul and Sam Minichino ($1,650) round out the top five. James and Jane Hill ($1,500), Jeremy Patton ($1,500), Marcus and Karla Richardson ($1,500), Katrina Gustin ($1,400), Mark Hutcheson ($1,400) and Robert Wilson ($1,400) round out the Top 11.
Agents from 45 states have earned at least one GSB award in 2020. In 22 of those states, at least one agent has amassed at least $1,000 in GSB awards this year.
Agents from Florida ($18,375), Texas ($14,950) and North Carolina ($9,400), California ($4,625) and South Carolina ($3,475) comprise the top five states in terms of total GSB money earned in 2020.