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Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Receives Partners in Giving Donation

Jan 30, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Nationwide Private Client recently donated $7,500 to the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida as part of its Partners in Giving program in honor of Al Purmort Insurance. This donation will help the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida provide financial aid to girls whose families are facing financial barriers, allowing them to enjoy the full benefits of Girl Scouting. 

Private Client is Nationwide's personal lines carrier focused on the affluent market. Its appointed independent agents are offered an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others with charitable donations in their local communities through the Partners in Giving program.

“Partners in Giving provides our agency partners with opportunities for us to make charitable donations on their behalf — helping them give back to the communities where they live and work,” stated Paul VanDenBosch, president, Nationwide Private Client. “This form of giving is foundational to our culture and integral to our success. It is a constant reminder that, in our efforts to serve our clients, we are also generating meaningful support for local communities.”

“As proud supporters of the Sarasota non-profit community, Al Purmort Insurance, in conjunction with Nationwide, is honored to help the local chapter of the Girl Scouts with their educational and leadership programs,” said Patrick Del Medico, COO, Al Purmort Insurance. “We are honored to participate in the Partners in Giving program.”

“The need for fully funded troops in our council is ever-growing,” said Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida CEO Mary Anne Servian. “This gift from Al Purmort Insurance and Nationwide Private Client will help ensure that no girl is turned away from Girl Scouting due to her family’s financial constraints. This investment in girls can help forever break the cycle of poverty.”

To date, Nationwide Private Client has contributed more than $1.25M to organizations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada, Michigan, Missouri, Texas, Tennessee and Washington through the Partners in Giving program

About Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc.

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA and serves 6,000 girls in 10 counties including Manatee, Hardee, Highlands, Sarasota, DeSoto, Charlotte, Glades, Lee, Hendry, and Collier. For more information about Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida visit

About Al Purmort Insurance

Al Purmort Insurance has served Southwest Florida’s diversified insurance needs since 1985. During its many years of service and commitment, the team has remained loyal to providing its customers with effective, efficient and accurate risk management for their personal, as well as business and professional, insurance requirements.

About Nationwide

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the United States. Nationwide is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. An industry leader in driving customer-focused innovation, Nationwide provides a full range of insurance and financial services products including auto, business, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit

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