Heffernan Insurance Brokers named Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist in the East Bay

Published on Sun, 11/10/2013 - 15:08
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Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that it was recognized as an ‘Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist’ by the East Bay Leadership Council. The awards were announced by the council at the Third Annual Contra Costa/Tri-Valley Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Hilton in Concord, CA.     

Heffernan Foundation, the Charitable Giving Program of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, donated over $450,000 to Bay Area-based charities and cash giving per Bay Area employee was $1.607. Company-wide cash giving as a percentage of profit was 16.34 percent. At Heffernan, we have the honor of working with so many wonderful nonprofits that provide much needed services to our communities,” said Michelle Lonaker, Foundation and Philanthropy Director. “It is not only about the monetary donations, but also the volunteer time that is donated which makes me proud to work for Heffernan.”

Thank you to SHELTER, Inc. for their nomination of Heffernan Insurance Brokers to the East Bay Leadership Council. We look forward to our continued partnership in helping make a difference in the lives of individuals in our communities.

For more information, visit https://www.heffernanfoundation.com or contact Michelle Lonaker, Foundation Director at 925.295.2575. A video highlighting the Heffernan Foundation’s mission can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2Y-aW5nR5Y.

About Heffernan Foundation

Heffernan Foundation’s mission is to serve nonprofits that provide direct support and services to local communities in the areas of shelter, food, education and the preservation of the environment. 

Heffernan Foundation is the charitable giving program of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., and with offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY. Employee-owned, the company has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating to local charities, including giving over 16% of profits to charity in 2012. 

For more information, visit https://www.heffernanfoundation.com or contact Michelle Lonaker, Foundation Director at 925.295.2575.

About Heffernan Insurance Brokers 

Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.

Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 and Heffernan donated over 16% of profits to charity in 2012.

For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249 

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