Rowan Branch receives donation from Nationwide Private Client and Huether Insurance Agency

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – Rowan Branch received a $5,000 Partners in Giving donation from Nationwide Private Client in honor of Huether Insurance Agency. The money will be used to purchase specialized cribs and parents' sleep chairs for the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.

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 are honored to participate in the Partners in Giving program, as our company has a long tradition of supporting local charities,” said Tim Huether, principal, Huether Insurance Agency.  “We selected UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital because we appreciate and understand the miracles they provide to the sick and injured children of our community.”

"We are thrilled with this generous donation from Nationwide Private Client and Huether Insurance Agency,” said Sharon Burke, co-chair, Rowan Branch of Children’s Hospital Branches. “The funds will go a long way to meeting our fundraising goal for expanding services in the NICU.”

To date, Private Client has contributed $725,000 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 $306,000 for further charitable donations.

About Rowan Branch

Rowan Branch of the Children’s Hospital Branches, Inc. is a nonprofit organization raising funds for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Comprised of women of all ages, the Branches have been a major fundraising force for Children’s Oakland for more than 100 years.

About Huether Insurance Agency

Huether Insurance Agency has been providing both personal and business insurance in the San Ramon Valley and surrounding areas for more than 20 years. The agency focuses on individual attention and exceptional customer service to create an experience difficult to find in today’s insurance industry.

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 U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit


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