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Heffernan Foundation's 'Journey to the 80s' Benefit Taking Place Saturday, October 22 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Foundation, the charitable giving program for Heffernan Insurance Brokers, is hosting a benefit on October 22, 2016 at the London Hotel in West Hollywood, CA. Proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation, which provides support to nonprofits serving local communities in the areas of shelter, food, education, and the preservation of the environment.

Over $225,000 has been raised so far in advance of the event from individual donations and sponsorships. Event sponsors include $20,000 sponsor Anthem Blue Cross; $15,000 sponsors Travelers Insurance, The Hartford, Berkshire Hathaway, and AmWINS; and more.

"Heffernan Foundation's 'Journey to the 80s' benefit will allow us to raise money for local nonprofits who are doing great work in our communities," said Michelle Lonaker, Director of the Heffernan Foundation. "We hope you can join us for a night of dancing and music from the 1980s, all while raising money for a great cause. Thank you to all of our sponsors and guests; this event could not be possible without your generosity."

To purchase tickets, view and participate in the live auction vacation packages and raffle showcase packages, and see the full list of sponsors, visit or contact Michelle Lonaker at

A video highlighting the Heffernan Foundation's mission can be found at

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, donating more than 13 percent of profits to charity in 2015.

For more information, visit or call 925.295.2575. License #0564249


SOURCE Heffernan Foundation