Arc of Chester County Selected to Receive Generous $5,000 Gift

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Pictured (from left) Jeanne Meikrantz, CEO, Jen Strausser, COO, Lisa Harner, Director of Administration, Liz Schlosser, GMG and Rita Mandik, Director of Human Resources
Image via The Arc of Chester County.
Pictured (from left) Jeanne Meikrantz, CEO, Jen Strausser, COO, Lisa Harner, Director of Administration, Liz Schlosser, GMG and Rita Mandik, Director of Human Resources

The economic fallout from the events of the last two years continues to hit some segments of the population harder than others.

This spring, the Westfield Insurance Foundation joined together with GMG Insurance to donate $5,000 to The Arc of Chester County as part of Westfield’s Legacy of Caring program.

“We are incredibly grateful to have been nominated by GMG Insurance and selected by Westfield Insurance Foundation to be a beneficiary of this grant,” said Jeanne Meikrantz, CEO of The Arc of Chester County. “This Legacy of Caring grant will have a direct and immediate impact on The Arc of Chester’s services and programs for individuals with disabilities and their families.”

Each year, Westfield’s independent insurance agents are invited to nominate a local nonprofit in their community to receive a donation from the program. Grants were made to over 100 nonprofits in cities within Westfield’s national footprint., including the Arc of Chester County.

The Westfield Insurance Foundation, an independent private foundation endowed by Westfield, awards the donation as an extension of the fundamental role that insurance plays every day in stabilizing families, businesses, and communities in times of uncertainty.

This year, the Legacy of Caring program donated $625,000 to nonprofits across the country focused on helping under-employed families overcome barriers in education, finance, housing and jobs and recover from disasters.

“Our team at GMG Insurance is always seeking out opportunities to volunteer and support our community,” said Liz Bettinger Morgan, Senior Employee Benefits Account Executive at GMG Insurance. “We are proud of and grateful for our collaboration with Westfield, which helps GMG make a more powerful impact on the communities where we live and work.”

About The Arc of Chester County

The mission of The Arc of Chester County: To advocate, educate, and provide services to empower individuals with disabilities and their families to enhance the quality of their lives.

The Arc’s programs and services enhance quality of life by preparing individuals with the skills and support they need for living in the community and speaking up for their rights. Today, The Arc serves nearly 3,000 children and adults with disabilities, and their families each year through the provision of a lifetime of services beginning at birth and extending through a person’s life.

Find out more about the Arc of Chester County’s programs and service,or make a donation and help support individuals with disabilities and their families.

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