Vermont Mutual Insurance Group Charitable Giving Fund Makes Donation to Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity
MONTPELIER, Vermont (April 25, 2016)—Vermont Mutual Insurance Group®, long recognized as a top 50 Property and Casualty insurer in the U.S., recently presented Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity with a donation of $15,000. The grant is part of the Charitable Giving Fund that was established by the Group back in 2014.
“Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity builds affordable, decent, energy-efficient homes in partnership with families in need” stated Debbie Goodwin, Executive Director, Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity, Inc. “We are thrilled to be sponsored by Vermont Mutual Insurance Group for our upcoming local building projects. We look forward to working with the community to ensure more affordable housing.”
Vermont Mutual President and CEO, Dan Bridge, stated “We are especially pleased to present this check to Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity. For forty years Habitat has helped millions of low-income families realize the American dream of owning a home. It seems very fitting that our organization, which has been protecting the homes of Vermonters for 188 years, would partner with Habitat to make home ownership possible for someone right here in the community where we were founded and remain today.”
Vermont Mutual’s Charitable Giving Fund provides financial support to organizations that help to build, maintain and enrich healthy lives and strong, vibrant communities. The Fund’s primary focus is to contribute to non-profit organizations that serve Vermont Mutual communities. The Charitable Giving Fund, launched In 2014, has provided grants to over 75 charities in the communities we serve.
Chartered in 1828, Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® (vermontmutual.com) is one of the ten oldest mutual property/casualty insurers in the United States. They have operated continuously since that time in Montpelier, VT. Along with the wholly owned subsidiary, Northern Security Insurance Company, Inc. and the affiliated Granite Mutual Insurance Company, Vermont Mutual Insurance Group provides coverage throughout the Northeast. With more than 800 independent agency office locations, the Group insures over 285,000 policyholders with a direct written premium of more than $400,000,000. Rated “A+ Superior” by A. M. Best and a Ward’s Top 50 performing property/casualty for the past seven consecutive years.