Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee receives donation from Nationwide Private Client and The Crichton Group

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee received a $5,000 Partners in Giving donation from Nationwide Private Client in honor of The Crichton Group. This donation will be used to help support Goodwill’s mission of changing lives through education, training and employment.

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 Jim Pedersen, 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 chose Goodwill of Middle Tennessee, as it is a valuable resource to the Middle Tennessee community,” said Cooper Jones, president, The Crichton Group. “We believe in its mission of changing lives through the power of work.”

“We are grateful to Nationwide Private Client and The Crichton Group for this generous donation,” said Matthew Bourlakas, CEO, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee. “As a key community partner, Nationwide Private Client is helping Goodwill create jobs and provide a hand up to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.”

To date, Private Client has contributed $730,000 to organizations in Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Texas and Washington through the Partners in Giving program. Private Client has committed an additional $301,000 for further charitable donations.

About Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded in 1957 that sells donated goods in its retail stores to provide employment and training opportunities for people with disabilities and others who have trouble finding and keeping jobs.

About The Crichton Group

The Crichton Group is middle Tennessee’s largest independent insurance agency, with significant involvement in Nashville’s nonprofit community. The firm partners with its clients to provide insurance advocacy, intelligence and guidance.

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