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Northern California Agency Owner Answers Christmas Wishes of Single Mothers in Need

Commercial Coverage Insurance Agency Owner Samantha Tradelius approaches running the nonprofit she started two years ago, The Sparkle Foundation, in the same manner she runs her insurance agency: it’s about taking care of people and living a life of purpose. …

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 …

Why the Insurance Industry Supports and Hires Veterans

Many property/casualty insurance carriers have focused their charitable efforts on veterans, and they’ve done so for a number of good reasons. One important reason for adopting veterans causes was explained by Glenn Elmore, director of sales training for Combined Insurance, …

Connecticut Agency Donates $12K to Winter Energy Assistance Program

GoodWorks Insurance, an independent agency based in Glastonbury, Connecticut, donated more than $12,000 to help local families stay warm this winter. The donation was made to Operation Fuel, a nonprofit program that provides emergency energy assistance through its statewide network …

IICF Unites P/C Industry for Record Year of Giving

Charity begins at home… and in the office. The year 2015 was a record-setting one for charitable giving and volunteering by property/casualty insurance professionals in offices across the insurance industry. Leading the charitable activities for the industry is the Insurance …

IICF Northeast Division Awards 16 New Grants Totaling $879,000

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Northeast division announced 16 charitable grants at its seventh annual benefit dinner on Wednesday. The total amount of the grants is $879,000. Lisa Tepper, chair of the IICF Northeast division board of directors and …

40 Years On, Mount Kisco Child Care Center Serves Working Families

Fragile. At risk. Low income. Recent immigrant. These terms describe some of the families whose children attend Mount Kisco Child Care Center in the northern suburbs of New York City. But another term that describes these families is: Working. It’s …

IICF Teams Up With Sesame Street to Promote Early Childhood Literacy

Research shows that prior to starting school, children from high-income families benefit from 400 hours more literacy-related activities than children from low-income families. Furthermore, by age four, a high-income child is exposed to 35 million more words than a low-income …

IICF Grantee Eden Autism Uses 1-to-1 Teaching & Therapy to Change Lives

Eden Autism Services’ modern school and clinic sits in the midst of retail, research, office buildings and farmland in suburban New Jersey, a short drive from nearby neighborhoods and schools. It’s central in the community – much as the nonprofit …

Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Boston Chapter to Host Fundraising Event

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Boston chapter will host a fashion-show fundraising event to support two Boston-area charities: Cradles to Crayons and Bottom Line.The “Rock Your World” fashion show on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 will feature designs from Saks …