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Iowa’s Holmes Murphy Creates Philanthropic Foundation

Waukee, Iowa-based insurance services firm, Holmes Murphy, has created the Holmes Murphy Foundation for its philanthropic and charitable-giving initiatives. This newly-formed foundation will oversee all philanthropic and community engagement efforts, company-wide. “Through this foundation, we are creating an investment strategy …

Austin Agents, Texas Surplus Lines Assoc. Donate $2,775 to Food Bank

The Independent Insurance Agents of Austin and the Texas Surplus Lines Association Inc. joined efforts in December to collect food and money for the Capital Area Food Bank located in Austin, Texas. At the IIAA Christmas luncheon held at the …

IICF Raises Over $900K for Nonprofits in Texas and the Region

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), a nonprofit organization working with the insurance industry to help communities and enrich lives, announced that 650 insurance professionals and industry supporters attended its sixth annual Southeast Benefit Dinner on Feb. 1 at the …

The Nitsche Group: Committed to Family, Community

When it comes to serving family and community, The Nitsche Group talks the talk and walks the walk. The Giddings, Texas-based independent insurance agency’s commitment to family, its employees, its clients and its community is so ingrained that it informs …

Insurance Pros Make Case for Diversity at IICF Conference in California

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation on Thursday convened Southern California insurance industry leaders to explore the impact of fostering an inclusive work environment, with an estimated 200 attendees at its Women in Insurance Conference Series luncheon in Los Angeles. Two …

Norman-Spencer Agency Starts Nonprofit Division; Will Donate 50% of Profits

Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., a national property and casualty insurance provider, has launched a new nonprofit division. This division offers three programs — Food Distribution & Thrift Stores, Foundations & Grant Making, and Housing & Shelters. Coverage lines being provided by …

Insurance Charity Benefits Make-A-Wish, Honors Wells Chief

In a room packed with insurance industry professionals, an undeniable air of gratitude hung over those who were doing the giving. Speaker after speaker came up and talked to the audience at a charity event about how grateful they were …

USAA Pledges $2.1M to Fight Veteran Homelessness in San Antonio

Insurer USAA has pledged $2.1 million to help end veteran homelessness in San Antonio. The company said USAA’s pledge was inspired by the White House Administration’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, which was announced by First Lady Michelle Obama …

City of Hope Research, Treatments Boosted by Insurance Industry Pocketbooks

When many people in the insurance industry think of the City of Hope, they probably associate it with the well-publicized National Insurance Industry Council’s Spirit of Life Award gala each year that has raised millions and brought together industry professionals …

Westfield Insurance Foundation Awards $695K to 40 Nonprofits

During the fourth quarter, Westfield Insurance Foundation, independent private foundation endowed by Westfield Center, Ohio-based Westfield Insurance, awarded $695,000 to 40 nonprofits for their efforts related to disaster relief, family stability and safety. The donations brought the Foundation’s total giving …