Texas Mutual Insurance Company Raises Record-Breaking Donation for United Way

Jan 05, 2010, 11:45 ET from Texas Mutual Insurance Company

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the leading provider of workers' compensation insurance in Texas with regional offices in Austin, Houston, Dallas and Lubbock, raised $148,736 for United Way in 2009, breaking its previous record of $146,338 raised in 2008.

"With the current state of the economy, we would have been thrilled to reach our goal of $135,000," Ron Wright, president and CEO of Texas Mutual Insurance Company, said. "To have a record-breaking performance is remarkable, and it is entirely thanks to the dedication and giving hearts of our employees."

Texas Mutual's 800 employees raised funds for United Way in 2009 through individual contributions, raffles, sporting events and even songfests.

To date, Texas Mutual has raised more than $1.3 million for United Way.

"The generosity and perseverance of Texas Mutual employees will go a long way in helping United Way address needs in three key areas across the state--education, financial stability, and health and wellness," said Wright.

Texas Mutual Insurance Company

Austin-based Texas Mutual Insurance Company is the state's leading provider of workers' compensation insurance, with approximately 25 percent of the market. Since 1991, the company has provided a stable, competitively priced source of workers' comp insurance for Texas employers. Helping employers prevent workplace accidents is a major part of Texas Mutual's mission. For more information, visit www.texasmutual.com.

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