We want to give a huge round of applause to State Farm® for helping 48in48 pull off another amazing Virtual Corporate Event! It felt so good to be back in action helping Nonprofit groups tell their stories through brand new websites.  On the weekend of September 11th to 13th, over 70 volunteers gathered remotely to…

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Who is Mike Richards?  From Bloomington, Illinois, Mike Richards is a jack of all trades. Working within hospitality and social media management, Mike is someone who is determined to reach a larger community. His most recent position is with Epiphany Hospitality Group, a large scale farm to table operation. His involvement with 48in48 started about…

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Emily and the 48in48 Team

Who is Emily Schneider? Local to Bloomington Illinois, Emily Schneider works as a determined and organized Scrum Master for State Farm. However, she is more than that. She is a mother, an upbeat individual, and one of 48in48’s most dedicated volunteers. Starting as a volunteer five years ago, Emily has become one of the most…

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Erica Wright in the van

Have you ever talked to someone you have never met, then walked away from the conversation inspired and motivated, with a huge smile on your face for the rest of the day? That’s what talking to Erica Wright, Founder of Project U First is like. She shared her story with me this week, and now I’m…

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Volunteer Tejas Jani

Who is Tejas? Tejas Jani is a 16-year employee of State Farm in Bloomington, Illinois. He’s had many roles at State Farm over the years, leading to his current position as a Software Developer for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. What makes Tejas unique as a 48in48 volunteer? Though we’re a diverse organization with all…

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