Votes from community supporters across the country pushed four volunteer groups to the top in the Safeco Insurance Make More Happen contest and earned a total of $40,000 for the charities they support.
The top vote-getters in Safeco’s Make More Happen vote-off and the nonprofit organizations that will each receive a $10,000 donation from Safeco Insurance are:
The four winners were selected during a three-week online voting event featuring the volunteer impact of 23 independent insurance agencies that received a Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Award.
The Make More Happen Award recognizes the community commitment of Safeco’s independent agent partners with a donation of $2,000 to the charities supported by their volunteer efforts.
A total of 57 insurance agencies countrywide were selected for a Make More Happen Award in 2013 based on their community volunteerism. The charities they supported are listed below each agency.
*Designates an agency entered in the Safeco Insurance Make More Happen vote-off.
Aldrich/Taylor Insurance, Burbank, Calif.
Charity: Burbank Police Foundation, Burbank, Calif.
*Associated Insurance Services, Inc., Westlake Village, Calif.
Boys & Girls Club of Moorpark, Calif.
Partee Insurance Associates, Covina, Calif.
Downtown Women’s Center, Los Angeles, Calif.
Pexa Insurance Agency / PIA Professional Insurance Associates, Roseville, Calif.
The First Tee of Greater Sacramento, Sacramento, Calif.
RBP Insurance Services, Santa Clarita, Calif.
Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley, Santa Clarita, Calif.
Rio Mesa Insurance Agency, Clovis, Calif.
Church World Services Crop Walk
Momentous Insurance Brokerage, Van Nuys, Calif.
The Painted Turtle, Santa Monica, Calif.
Temecula Insurance Services, Temecula, Calif.
Our Nicholas Foundation, Temecula, Calif.
Wilkinson Barneson Insurance Agency, Whittier, Calif.
Penn Rehabilitation Center, Whittier, Calif.
*The Fite Agency, Rockwall, Texas
Rockwall County Historical Foundation, Rockwall, Texas</p>
*J.W. Terrill, St. Louis, Mo.
Shalom House, St. Louis, Mo.
Practical Insurance Solutions, LLC, Wentzville, Mo.
Friends of Wentzville Parks, Wentzville, Mo.
Stoerner & Havas, North Little Rock, Ariz.
Community School of Cleburne County, Heber Springs, Ariz.
*TexStar Integra Insurance Services, Lakeway, Texas
Rotary Club of Lakeway, Lake Travis Foundation, Inc., Lakeway, Texas
TWFG Insurance Services, Fort Worth, Texas
Kids Who Care, Fort Worth, Texas
Access Insurance Agency, Harrisburg, Pa.
Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, Philadelphia, Pa.
*Berry Insurance Group, Terrace Park, Ohio
Stepping Stones Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Generations Insurance Group, Warren, Ohio
American Cancer Society, Canfield, Ohio
*Hunter-Williams Insurance Agency, Inc., Portsmouth, Ohio
Steven A Hunter Hope Fund, Portsmouth, Ohio
*Huntington Insurance, Inc., Wooster, Ohio
Pelotonia, Columbus, Ohio
Insurance Solutions of NCO, LLC, Sandusky, Ohio
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie-Seneca Counties, Sandusky, Ohio
Trident Insurance Agency Co., Cherry Hill, N.J.
American Cancer Society
The Wiseman Agency Inc., Gallipolis, Ohio
Gallia County Snack Pack Organization, Gallipolis, Ohio
*Advocate Insurance Group, Inc., Buffalo Grove, Ill.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
E.J. Coyne & Company, Inc., Park Ridge, Ill.
Avenues to Independence, Park Ridge, Ill.
*Kilian Insurance Service, Glendale, Wis.
United Performing Arts Fund, Milwaukee, Wis.
McBride Insurance Company, Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Teen Parent Connection, Glen Ellyn, Ill.
McCoy Insurance Services, Galena, Ill.
American Heart Association
*Old National Insurance, Terre Haute, Ind.
Happiness Bag Inc., Terre Haute, Ind.
PCG Agencies Inc., St. Paul, Minn.
Feed My Starving Children, Coon Rapids, Minn.
*Associates Insurance Group, Greenwood Village, Colo.
Family Tree Inc., Wheat Ridge, Colo.
Brown and Brown of NM, Albuquerque, N.M.
Career Guidance Institute, Albuquerque, N.M.
Canyon Lands Insurance, Mesa, Ariz.
Gabriel’s Angels, Phoenix, Ariz.
*McCullough Insurance Agency, Flagstaff, Ariz.
Special Olympics Arizona – Mountain Area, Flagstaff, Ariz.
Pat Campbell Insurance, Las Cruces, N.M.
Toys for Tots Foundation, Las Cruces, N.M.
*Rick Baker & Associates Insurance, Boulder, Colo.
Davis Phinney Foundation, Boulder, Colo.
*Atlantic Advisers Insurance Agency, Norwell, Mass.
South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell, Mass.
Lupton and Luce, Inc., Riverhead, N.Y.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
*Shimkus, Murphy & Lemkuil, Inc., Hartford, Conn.
Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance, West Hartford, Conn.
*Callis & Associates, Inc., Port Angeles, Wash.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, Sequim, Wash.
Castell Insurance, Sequim, Wash.
Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic, Sequim, Wash.
Cogswell Insurance Agency, LLC, Great Falls, Mont.
Great Falls Lions — Special Olympics, Great Falls, Mont.
Fournier Insurance Solutions, University Place, Wash.
Washington Women’s Employment & Education, Tacoma, Wash.
Gellor Insurance, Inc., Port Angeles, Wash.
Kiwanis Port Angeles/Camp Beausite Northwest, Chimacum, Wash.
Jennings Insurance, Portland, Ore.
Community Transitional School, Portland, Ore.
*Miller Insurance, Tualatin, Ore.
Tualatin School House Pantry, Tualatin, Ore.
*Payne West Insurance Agency, Medford, Ore.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Medford, Ore.
Sav-on Insurance Agencies, Des Moines, Wash.
Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, University of Washington Foundation, Seattle, Wash.
Western Pacific Insurance Group, Mill Creek, Wash.
Hope Creek Charitable Foundation, Bothell, Wash.
BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, Fort Myers, Fla.
Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, Fla.
The Benn Agency, Decatur, Ga.
Boys to Men Christian Mentors, Inc., Stone Mountain, Ga.
Brightway Insurance Ponte Vedra, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Folds of Honor Foundation
*Fox/Everett, Ridgeland, Miss.
Central MS Steel Magnolias Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Jackson, Miss.
*J. Smith Lanier & Co., Columbus, Ga.
Brain Tumor Foundation for Children, Atlanta
NBOA Marine Insurance Agency, Sarasota, Fla.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida, Maitland, Fla.
Reliable Insurance Agency, Inc., Lenoir, N.C.
Caldwell County Habitat for Humanity, Inc., Lenoir, N.C.
*Schlitt Insurance Services, Inc., Vero Beach, Fla.
SafeSpace Inc., Stuart, Fla.