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ALIVE Receives Partners in Giving Donation

Jan 04, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – ALIVE (Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments) recently received a $5,000 Partners in Giving donation from Nationwide Private Client in honor of J.W. Terrill, a Marsh & McLennan Agency. This donation will help ALIVE support the critical need for safety and security in the St. Louis and Franklin County communities by providing immediate shelter services when all other traditional shelters are filled to capacity. The funds will also aid in providing free counseling services. 

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.”

“We are honored to provide this donation to ALIVE,” said Dan Friehs, executive vice president for J.W. Terrill. “We take pride in our outreach program and our partnership with Nationwide Private Client.”

“I truly want to express my gratitude to Nationwide and J.W. Terrill for nominating our agency to be the recipient of these funds,” said Maggie Menefee, executive director for ALIVE. “The generous support is needed to continue our mission of providing safety and security to anyone who is impacted by domestic violence.”

To date, Nationwide Private Client has contributed more than $1.2M to organizations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada, Michigan, Missouri, Texas, Tennessee and Washington through the Partners in Giving program. Nationwide Private Client has committed an additional $87,000 for further charitable donations.

About ALIVE (Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments)

The mission for ALIVE is to provide counseling, emergency sanctuary and other critical services to adults and children impacted by domestic abuse, as well as to increase awareness to create a supportive community.

ALIVE’s services include – temporary shelter, transportation, emergency food and counseling for adults and children who have witnessed violence, court advocacy and education in the community.

About J.W. Terrill, a Marsh & McLennan Agency

J.W. Terrill, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, serves to protect and build the futures of its clients and their employees by combining insurance programs and services to develop solutions to challenges businesses and individuals face every day. J.W. Terrill is committed to providing its employees with opportunities to serve those less fortunate in their communities.

About Nationwide

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