CORVALLIS, Ore. (DATE, 2016) —Unified Insurance Group in Corvallis has earned a 2016 Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Award for its community work with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Oregon Chapter).
The award includes a $4,000 donation to National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Oregon Chapter) from Safeco Insurance. Unified Insurance Group independent agent, Monica Lemke, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Oregon Chapter) also had a story featured on Safeco.com, which awarded the nonprofit an additional $1,000. For the organization to win the extra money, at least 50 different individuals had to leave a virtual “cheer” on the Safeco.com story.
Safeco’s Make More Happen Award recognizes independent agents who demonstrate extraordinary volunteerism for a nonprofit organization. These awards focus on nonprofits in the areas of health and safety, education and civil service. All Nevada Insurance, Inc. was selected for the Make More Happen Award based on a photo and application demonstrating its commitment to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Oregon Chapter), which serves Oregon by assisting people affected by MS and helping them live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.
Multiple sclerosis is personal for independent agent, Monica Lemke, as both her father and uncle have the disease. Lemke has been walking in MS events for 10 years and now her coworkers are involved as well.
“Safeco is committed to encouraging agents to make a difference in their local communities and through the Make More Happen program, we enable them to directly support the programs where they personally see the greatest need,” said Chris Greig, Safeco Insurance northwest territory manager. “We are thrilled to see so many agents participating in this program, and we’re proud to help them support the local charities they care about most.”
Throughout 2016, Safeco will select a total of 66 independent agencies for the awards and donate up to $330,000 to the nonprofits they support. The Make More Happen Awards are a part of Safeco Insurance’s Agent Giving Program.
About Safeco Insurance
In business since 1923 and based in Boston, Mass., Safeco Insurance sells personal automobile, homeowners and specialty products through a network of more than 10,000 independent insurance agencies throughout the United States. Safeco is a Liberty Mutual Insurance company.
Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified insurer and the fifth largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2015 direct written premium data as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Liberty Mutual is ranked 73rd on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2015 revenue.
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