WEST BEND, WI (September 15, 2022) – West Bend Mutual Insurance Company presented a check for $25,000 to Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin from proceeds collected at a recent fundraising event involving independent insurance agents who represent the company, key business partners, friends, and West Bend associates.
"We’re grateful this year’s event was so successful,” stated Rob Jacques, senior vice president – Commercial at West Bend. “It affirms that our agencies and partners understand and are compelled to help organizations fighting hunger so they may assist those in greatest need.”
Second Harvest Foodbank, through its core services of food acquisition and storage, food distribution, and FoodShare Outreach, provides those facing hunger in the community access to enough nutritious food to thrive.
In addition to Second Harvest Foodbank, West Bend is proud to sustain its 2022 charitable giving through the West Bend Mutual Insurance Charitable Trust and the Independent Agents’ Fund. Grants were made to organizations that include Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, MACC Fund, Arbor Day Foundation, the United Performing Arts Fund, and the American Heart Association.