Eye on the Finalists of the Corporate Volunteer Awards: Hagerty Insurance

On May 12, 2011, VolunteerMatch will announce the winners of the 2011 Corporate Volunteer Awards at our annual Client Summit in Chicago. Here we introduce you to the facts and folks behind one of the ten most effective employee volunteer programs in our
May 3, 2011 9:45 PM ET

Eye on the Finalists: Hagerty Insurance

Company: Hagerty Insurance

  • Award Category Nominee: Corporate Volunteer Program of the Year – Small-Medium Businesses

  • Industry/Sector: Insurance

  • Location: Traverse City, MI

  • VolunteerMatch Member Since: 2008

  • Program Name: Hagerty Cares

  • Year Started: 1984

  • Number of Eligible Employees in Company: 440

  • Program Administrator(s): Carmen Stevens, Senior Manager Corporate Relations

  • Top Accomplishments in 2010:

  • * Maintained a 92% participation rate with Hagerty Cares within employee group, including the induction of almost 50 new employees in the last year.
    * Leveraged local dollars to assist globally in response to the earthquake in Haiti, due to the outcry from Hagerty employees to support the cause.
    * Generated close to $100,000 of in-kind support for local community.
    * Most successful program was the 12 days of giving event during the holidays, which had close to 85% employee participation.
  • Key Nonprofit Partners: Hagerty has 11 core collaborators:

  • American Cancer Society, Father Fred Foundation, Abba’s House, TART Trails, Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, Traverse City Area Public Schools, Cherryland Humane Society, Grand Traverse Bay YMCA, Michigan Land Use Institute, North American VASA, Old Town Playhouse

Other Finalists: - Amway Corporation
- Boehringer Ingelheim
- Logicalis
- NV Energy

To learn more about this year’s nominees for Corporate Volunteer Program of the Year, click here.

To learn more about the criteria used to determine the award winners, click here.