ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Foundation, the charitable giving program for Heffernan Insurance Brokers, announced today that its Wines of the World fundraising event in the St. Louis, Missouri area raised over $5,000 to provide support to local nonprofits.
The event was held on August 18, 2016 in the Heffernan Insurance Brokers Missouri office and attended by over 80 guests. Veritas Gateway to Food and Wine served wines and cheeses from Italy, Spain, France, and Napa, CA as guests learned about the Heffernan Foundation's efforts in local communities.
Event sponsors included Patriot National Insurance Group, The Hanover Insurance Group, Assurant Employee Benefits, Sunnyhill, Inc.—a Missouri-based nonprofit Heffernan employees regularly volunteer with—Anthem Inc., Missouri Employers Mutual, Aetna, The Medicine Shoppe, The Hartford, ePlata, Janet Mcafee Real Estate, Standard Insurance Company, and private sponsors.
The day after hosting the event, Heffernan employees cooked food for families staying at HavenHouse St. Louis, a hospital hospitality house that provides the comfort of a home and community support to patients and their families who travel to St. Louis for medical care.
About Heffernan Foundation
Heffernan Foundation's mission is to serve nonprofits that provide direct support and services to local communities in the areas of shelter, food, education and the preservation of the environment.
Heffernan Foundation is the charitable giving program of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., and with offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY. Employee-owned, the company has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003, donating more than 13 percent of profits to charity in 2015.
For more information, visit www.heffernanfoundation.com or call 925.295.2575. License #0564249
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