After a nomination from Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting (ABRC), the staffing company Hired received a $9,000 grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation as part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program. ABRC and Westfield are committed to giving back to their communities and helping those in need. The Legacy of Caring program invests in communities and helps impact disaster recovery, family stability or safety, and programs that invest in attracting and developing talent to the insurance industry.
“It’s is our responsibility to do our part to help strengthen the communities we call home,” said Amy Hairston, an ABRC Business Insurance Consultant. “We are proud of our collaboration with Westfield and the collective impact to critically important initiatives that are essential to so many people in our own backyard.”
This year, the Westfield Insurance Foundation donated more than $500,000 to neighborhoods across the country. ABRC is one of 88 agencies in 17 states donating to 95 nonprofits for the Westfield Legacy of Caring grant program. Awarding grants through the program is an extension of the fundamental role that insurance plays every day in stabilizing families, businesses and communities in times of uncertainty. Westfield is proud to work with their independent agents in distributing nearly $1.8 million in the last four years.
“Our agency partners are one of our greatest assets and we appreciate their dedication to their own communities,” said Ed Largent, Westfield President, CEO, board chair and Westfield Insurance Foundation chairman. “Our agents care and work hard to protect our customers, and the Legacy of Caring grant program helps build brighter futures in their own communities.”
As a premier firm with a global reach, ABRC has a passion for service and demonstrates it through innovation and partnering with clients. We are dedicated to strengthening our clients’ bottom line and assisting them in achieving their goals. Beyond traditional benefits and insurance, ABRC delivers tools and specialized resources designed to support the unique needs of our clients. Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting is a subsidiary of Associated Bank, N.A. (NYSE: ASB).
Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of $33 billion and is one of the top 50 publicly traded U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from more than 270 banking locations serving more than 110 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.
Westfield Insurance Foundation was established in 2005 as an independent private foundation endowed by Westfield Insurance. In keeping with the values of Westfield Insurance, the Foundation exists as a dedicated community and industry partner; concentrating resources to have an impact on safety, disaster relief and family stability. The Foundation donates over $3 million annually to a variety of charities.
Westfield was founded in 1848 by a small group of hard-working farmers who believed in the promise of the future and the power of the individual. Today, as one of the nation’s leading property and casualty companies, Westfield remains true to their vision and are dedicated to your protection and prosperity and to the progress of our community. Visit westfieldinsurance.com for more information.
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