WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charitable Giving Program for Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, is pleased to announce it has several upcoming volunteer and fundraising efforts scheduled for 2012.
Heffernan employees will be volunteering at four nonprofits in March: Family & Children Services in Palo Alto on March 6; Shelter Inc. in Martinez on March 8; and Fred Finch Youth Center in Walnut Creek on March 16. Additionally, Heffernan's New York office will be sending volunteers to Covenant House, a Manhattan-based adolescent care agency, on March 21.
Later this year, Heffernan will participate in two Avon Breast Cancer walks: July 7-8 in San Francisco, and September 22-23 in Santa Barbara. This is Heffernan's fifth year fielding a team; on March 10 a Breast Cancer Training Walk (8:15 a.m.) and Information Meeting (10:30 a.m.) will be held at Sports Basement in Walnut Creek. Anyone is welcome.
In addition, Heffernan is sponsoring two upcoming fundraisers. On May 20, a Poker Tournament benefitting Heffernan's Breast Cancer Walk Team will be held at 1515 Restaurant in Walnut Creek from 1 – 5 p.m.; and on October 19, a charity golf tournament will take place at the Callippe Golf Course in Pleasanton (Shot Gun start beginning at 12:30 p.m.). The tournament will benefit the Heffernan Foundation, which provides direct support services to local communities in the areas of shelter, food, education and the preservation of the environment.
For more information about these events or Heffernan's Charitable Giving Program, contact Michelle Lonaker at 925.295.2575, or visit http://www.heffernanfoundation.com/News_and_Events.php.
About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.
Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $2.5 million to local charities.
For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.
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