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EMC's 100 Ways of Giving

$25,000 Grant Recipients Selected


Four nonprofit organizations were selected to receive $25,000 from the EMC Insurance Foundation in the final phase of the 100 Ways of Giving program sponsored by EMC Insurance Companies in 2011. In total, EMC gave away $200,000 through the program, in celebration of the company’s centennial. Read the press release.

The following four nonprofits received $25,000 each:

The Potosi Foundation, Inc.
Potosi, Wis.

Nominated by TRICOR Insurance,
Lancaster, Wis.

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Special Olympics Iowa
Grimes, Iowa

Nominated by Holmes Murphy and Associates, Des Moines, Iowa

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The Vista School
Hershey, Penn.

Nominated by Keystone Insurers Group, Charlotte, N.C.

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Woodland Hospice
Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

Nominated by General Agency Company, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

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Six other top vote getters received $1,500 each:

The Buddy Foundation, Arlington Heights, Ill.
Nominated by Insurance Service Center, Inc

The First Tee of Tucson-Conquistadores Youth Golf Fund, Tucson, Ariz.
Nominated by Crest Insurance Group

Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community, Johnston, Iowa
Nominated by CSB Insurance Group

Mountain Home Christian Clinic, Mountain Home, Ark.
Nominated by Todd Gilbert Insurance

Neurofibromatosis Midwest, St. Charles, Ill.
Nominated by The Nolan Agency

The Option Institute/Autism Treatment Center, Sheffield, Mass.
Nominated by Forsberg Engerman Company

In early 2011, the EMC Insurance Foundation awarded $1,000 grants to 91 nonprofit organizations that were selected by top EMC insurance agencies. Those nonprofit organizations competed through online public voting on this website for an additional $25,000 grant. The foundation awarded the additional grants based on the public votes and a review of categories for each organization, including overall community impact, organizational support and the population served. The remaining $9,000 was divided between the six other organizations that received the most votes out of the nearly 1 million votes that were cast.

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