Philanthropic insurance news from Main Street America Insurance, Arbella Insurance Foundation and more. Photo: Coloures-Pic/Adobe Stock

Main Street America Insurance announced the charity beneficiaries of the inaugural community impact award. The award recognized four agencies from across the country who demonstrate action and leadership in their local area by donating $1,000 to the nonprofit of their choosing. The winners and their charity choices are as follows:

  • Flathead Insurance out of Montana chose Newby-ginnings, a non-profit organization that provides basic necessities and comfort items to active military servicemen and women, veterans and Gold Star families. The organization is completely volunteer run and has more than 6,000 members.
  • The Insurance Source from New Hampshire chose the Keene Family YMCA, which offers programs and services to nurture member's minds, spirits and bodies. They offer affordable camps for local children that include sports, crafts, outdoor adventures and more.
  • Insurance Associates of Starkville, LLC based in Mississippi identified Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center for their donation. The group's mission is to respond to child abuse with a supportive team approach that reduces trauma through advocacy, treatment, education and prevention.
  • Insurance Service Center, Inc. from North Carolina chose Rise Against Hunger's campaign with Terry Sanford High in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Together they will package over 10,000 meals in the effort to end world hunger.

Arbella Insurance Foundation donated $3 million in 2023 to support 516 different charitable organizations throughout New England, totaling more than $43.2 million in donations since the Foundation's inception in 2005. In 2023, the Foundation funds and Arbella employee volunteer efforts supported long-term charitable partners who are making a difference in the community through social justice, housing opportunities and immigration reform.

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