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Arc of Chester County Recipient of Grant from Arthur Hall Insurance and Westfield Insurance Foundation

Date: July 03, 2018

The Arc of Chester County Receives Grant from Arthur Hall Insurance and Westfield Insurance Foundation

Westfield Legacy of Caring Program Lends a Hand to Communities Across America

West Chester, PA, July 2018 — The Arc of Chester County received a grant from Arthur Hall Insurance and Westfield Insurance Foundation to help individuals with disabilities and their families in Chester County and the surrounding areas as part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program. At Westfield, it’s more than writing insurance policies. Helping friends and neighbors during times of need is at the core of the Westfield Insurance Foundation. Each year, Westfield independent insurance agents are invited to nominate a local nonprofit for the Legacy of Caring program. The program invests in communities and helps impact disaster recovery, family stability or safety, and programs that invest in attracting and developing talent to insurance as a career.

“At Arthur Hall Insurance, we believe in the shared responsibility to help strengthen the communities we call home,” said Nicole C. Grebloskie, Agency Principal and Vice President, Personal Lines.  “We are proud of our collaboration with Westfield and the collective impact to critically important initiatives such as those provided by the Arc of Chester County that are essential to so many people.”

“Through the support from the Westfield Insurance Foundation and Arthur Hall Insurance, we can increase our efforts to deliver critical services to individuals with disabilities through our Family Support Services program and Comprehensive Employment Services. These funds directly translate to work placements, community inclusion and engagement, and social skills acquisition for those with disabilities. It also helps combat caregiver burnout, as these services that are rendered in the community provide a break from caregiving for the families, thus providing an increase in stability for the family unit.,” said Jeanne Meikrantz, The Arc of Chester County Executive Director.

This year, the Westfield Insurance Foundation donated more than $500,000 to neighborhoods across the country. Arthur Hall Insurance is one of 88 agencies in 17 states donating to 95 nonprofits, including the Arc of Chester County, for the Westfield Legacy of Caring grant program. Awarding grants through the program is an extension of the fundamental role that insurance plays every day in stabilizing families, businesses and communities in times of uncertainty. Westfield is proud to work with their independent agents in distributing nearly $1.8 million in the last four years.

“Our agency partners are one of our greatest assets and we appreciate their dedication to their own communities,” said Ed Largent, Westfield President, CEO, board chair and Westfield Insurance Foundation chairman.  “Our agents care and work hard to protect our customers, and the Legacy of Caring grant program helps build brighter futures in their own communities.”

About Arthur Hall Insurance

Arthur Hall Insurance is an independent insurance agent and broker providing complete risk management services and solutions to businesses, organizations, non-profits, professionals, and families. Established in 1966, they offer personalized individual service, quality and comprehensive protection, and expert knowledge with a commitment to building and maintaining long-term client relationships. Arthur Hall Insurance offices are located in West Chester, PA, Hockessin, DE and Sparta, NJ.  For more information about Arthur Hall Insurance, visit www.arthurhall.com.

About The Arc of Chester County

The Arc of Chester County was formed sixty-six years ago by parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Since that time, The Arc of Chester County has grown to provide a lifetime of services to individuals with disabilities and their families, serving 3,000 individuals annually. The mission of The Arc of Chester County is to advocate, educate, and provide services to empower individuals with disabilities and their families to enhance the quality of their lives.

About Westfield Insurance Foundation
Westfield Insurance Foundation was established in 2005 as an independent private foundation endowed by Westfield Insurance. In keeping with the values of Westfield Insurance, the Foundation exists as a dedicated community and industry partner; concentrating resources to have an impact on safety, disaster relief and family stability. The Foundation donates over $3 million annually to a variety of charities.

About Westfield
Westfield was founded in 1848 by a small group of hard-working farmers who believed in the promise of the future and the power of the individual. Today, as one of the nation’s leading property and casualty (P&C) companies, we remain true to their vision and are dedicated to your protection and prosperity and to the progress of our community. Visit westfieldinsurance.com for more information.

Pictured in photo from left to right:

Kathryn Daniels, CPCU,CIC, ARM, CRM, Middle Market Field Manager, Westfield Insurance; Dan Mackarevich, CIC, Account Executive, Arthur Hall Insurance; Robyn Fryberger, Director of Administration, The Arc of Chester County; Amanda Blevins, Development Manager, The Arc of Chester County; Lucas Zeigler, Personal Lines Market Underwriter II, Westfield Insurance; Nicole Grebloskie, CAPI, CIC, CISR, Agency Principal and Vice President Personal Lines, Arthur Hall Insurance.