Utica National Group Foundation Supports Red Cross Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts
October 10, 2018 – New Hartford, New York
Utica National Group Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Utica National Insurance Group, has given a $25,000 grant to the Mohawk Valley Chapter of the Red Cross to support its relief efforts after Hurricane Florence. The hurricane caused significant damage in North Carolina and South Carolina, both states where the company has many employees and policyholders.
“Utica National is dedicated to making positive contributions to the communities where we work and live, especially when a disaster like a major hurricane disrupts the lives of the people in these communities,” said Rich Creedon, President of the Utica National Group Foundation and President and Chief Executive Officer of Utica National Insurance Group. “Our grant to the Red Cross to support their extensive efforts in assisting people affected by Hurricane Florence is just one way we hope to show our commitment to those individuals and families who have been the most impacted by this storm.”
The Red Cross has over 3,500 disaster workers in the two states to help feed, shelter, and support people effected by the hurricane. The Eastern New York region has sent over 60 volunteers to help in these efforts.
The Utica National Group Foundation was founded in 1988 as part of the company’s 75th anniversary. It focuses on charitable, scientific, literary and educational endeavors. In particular, the foundation supports initiatives that promote the healthy development of children and families and that address the root causes of social problems.
About Utica National Insurance Group
Utica National Insurance Group is a nationally recognized insurer, providing personal and commercial insurance products and services, with the second-largest errors and omissions business in the United States. Utica National sells its products through more than 2,000 independent insurance agents and employs over 1,200 people countrywide. The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in New Hartford, New York, with eleven offices throughout the United States.