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Community Calendar Item: Heffernan Foundation Sponsors 5-Mile Walk for Humanity Saturday, September 24, 2011

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


Heffernan Foundation's Walk for Humanity  


Saturday, September 24, 2011

Registration: 7:30 – 8:45 a.m.  Walk Starts: 9:00 a.m.

Register by email:


This is the Heffernan Foundation's second philanthropic walk. Donations from this "active volunteering" opportunity will benefit nonprofits that provide services in the areas of shelter, food, education, and the environment. All participants will receive breakfast and an 'environmentally friendly' travel mug with their registration and are encouraged to bring their own water bottles.

The Heffernan Group believes that giving back, whether through volunteer opportunities or donations, is a way to improve the communities where we live and work for the future.

  • Each Heffernan employee is granted four paid days off per year, one day per quarter, to volunteer their time at a local nonprofit.  

  • The Heffernan Group averages $1,462 in donations per employee annually.

  • Heffernan Group was ranked number 32 out of 60 in the 2011 list of Bay Area "Top Corporate Philanthropists" by the San Francisco Business Times.  


Walk begins at the Heffernan headquarters office, 1350 Carlback Avenue in Walnut Creek




Michelle Lonaker,


About Heffernan Insurance Brokers 
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides comprehensive insurance and financial services products to a wide range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Heffernan has additional offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, and Orange, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO; and New York, NY.  For more information, please visit or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.

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