- Directs Funds to Support Victims of Hurricanes and Other Disasters in Texas -
HOUSTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc., today announced that it has contributed $20,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and has directed the funds to help victims of hurricanes and other disasters throughout the state of Texas.
The grant is in line with The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation's long, proud tradition of helping to make the communities where the company does business stronger, safer and more vibrant. Locally, The Hanover Insurance Group is located at 10333 Richland Ave., Suite 690, Houston, TX 77042 and can be contacted by calling (800) 608-8141.
"The Red Cross is very grateful to The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation for its financial support to help disaster victims in Texas rebuild their lives," said Lisa A. Piehler, CEO, American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts. "These types of donations make it possible for the Red Cross to provide shelter, meals, relief supplies, comfort and financial assistance to disaster victims throughout the state."
"Hurricanes Gustav and Ike were some of the worst disasters that we have seen in Texas in recent years," said Robin Nicks, president of The Hanover Insurance Group's central region. "Our agents, policyholders and employees were impacted by these storms. And, I am proud that The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation was able to make this contribution to the American Red Cross and direct it in a way that helps local people in need and demonstrates our commitment to being a true community partner."
All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can help the victims of thousands of disasters across the country each year, disasters like the Hurricanes of 2008, by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to victims of disaster. The American Red Cross honors donor intent. If you wish to designate your donation to a specific disaster please do so at the time of your donation. Contributions to the Disaster Relief Fund may be sent to the American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts, 2000 Century Drive, Worcester, MA 01606 or by visiting www.redcrossworcester.org.
About The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation
The mission of The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc. is to improve the quality of life in communities where The Hanover Insurance Group companies have a major presence, placing a special emphasis on helping to build world class public education systems and inspiring and empowering youth to achieve their full potential.
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG), based in Worcester, Mass. is a leading provider of auto, home and business insurance in Massachusetts.
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is the holding company for a group of insurers that includes The Hanover Insurance Company, also based in Worcester; Citizens Insurance Company of America, headquartered in Howell, Mich., and their affiliates. The Hanover offers a wide range of property and casualty products and services to individuals, families and businesses through an extensive network of independent agents, and has been meeting its obligations to its agent partners and their customers for more than 150 years. Taken as a group, The Hanover ranks among the top 40 property and casualty insurers in the United States. For more information, please visit www.hanover.com.
CONTACT: The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation Amy Lynn Banek (508) 855-4486 firstname.lastname@example.org
|SOURCE The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc.|
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