Wayne Insurance Group and its employees are dedicated to giving back to our local communities. From charitable giving to volunteer participation, we are actively involved with a variety of nonprofit organizations and educational institutions that are working to improve the quality of life where we work and live. We believe that, in this era of ever-expanding technology, building relationships and inspiring excellence within our communities remains vitally important.
We encourage you to check this page periodically for recent examples of our charitable and volunteer activities.
Akron Children's Dessert Auction - Oct. 3, 2019
On October 3, Wayne Insurance Group employees held a dessert auction to raise money for the Akron-Canton Chapter Society of CPCU. The Akron-Canton CPCU raises money every year to purchase gifts for the children who are hospitalized at the Akron Children’s Medical Center during the holidays. This is a tradition we enjoy being a part of because these gifts bring so much joy to the staff and children.
Mercer County SWCD Scholarship - Sept. 26, 2019
Mitchell Pugh, a Fort Recovery High School senior, received a $1,000 Agricultural Conservation Scholarship sponsored by the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District and Wayne Insurance Group. This scholarship was open to graduating seniors or college freshmen or sophomores planning to major in agriculture, natural resources, or a conservation related field. Mitchell has been involved in FFA, having served as president for two years and participated in numerous community and judging events. He is also captain of the Indians varsity football team and works on his family's 650-acre grain farm. He plans to study ag business at either The Ohio State University or Wilmington College. Presenting the scholarship to Mitchell is Marie Wilker (left), senior underwriter at Wayne Insurance Group and Theresa Howick (right), vice-chairman of the Mercer County SWCD.
Break the Cycle Benefit - August 24, 2019
A group of Wayne Insurance Group employees and family members participated in the 9th annual Break the Cycle Benefit that raises funds and awareness for OneEighty's addiction treatment and prevention services.
To learn more about OneEighty, visit https://www.one-eighty.org/
Heart & Sole Race - August 3, 2019
A group of Wayne Insurance Group employees and family members participated in the 15th annual Buehler’s Heart and Sole Community Walk and Run that raises funds and awareness for the local United Way.
To learn more about the Heart and Sole Race, visit https://www.uwwh.org/events/2019
Back to School Project - July 26, 2019
In July, Wayne employees rallied together to collect school supplies for People to People’s “Back to School Project”. The mission of the Back to School Project is to provide children of families in need with new clothes and supplies to start off the school year right!
To learn more about People to People Ministries, visit https://ptpm.net/special-ministry-projects/back-to-school-project/
Wooster Rotary Parade of Flags - May 17, 2019
In May, Marketing Supervisor Kourtney Yoder and Marketing Specialist Lindsey Carpenter helped distribute American flags around Wooster for Wooster Rotary’s Parade of Flags project. The Wooster Rotary Club places flags five times a year in the front yards of local supporters who pay an annual fee. All proceeds raised by the Parade of Flags project support community, national, and international Rotary projects and the local community groups.
People to People Ministries Christmas Toy Project -
Dec. 3, 2018
On December 3rd, the Wayne Insurance Group employees joined in with People to People ministries Christmas Toy Project to collect gifts for local families in need! We enjoyed contributing to this wonderful tradition and their mission.
To learn more about People to People Ministries, visit https://ptpm.net/