In The Community

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.

Goodwill Donation Drive - May, 2024

In early May, Wayne employees partnered with Goodwill for a Donation Drive. Goodwill is a nonprofit social enterprise that helps people achieve their life and work goals.This may include job training and career placements; health care support that allows people to achieve their personal goals; and providing jobs directly through our retail and cleaning enterprises.

Heart of Ohio Diaper Bank - April, 2024

In early April, Wayne employees participated in a Diaper Drive to support the Heart of Ohio Diaper Bank hosted by Bishop’s Family Restaurant in Wooster. Heart of Ohio Diaper Bank offers support to families in times of need by providing access to diapers and other essentials through a network of community partners.

Heart & Ghoul Community Walk/Run - October, 2023

Wayne employees and family members participated in United Way’s annual Heart & Ghoul Community walk/run where all proceeds go to the local United Wayne-funded programs.

CPCU Good Works Project - October, 2023

Wayne employees participated in a sweet treat/dessert auction to help raise funds for the Akron-Canton CPCU Good Works Project. CPCU Society Chapters are credentialed property and casualty insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continuing education. For its Good Works Project this year, the Akron/Canton CPCU Chapter is raising funds to buy holiday gifts for children hospitalized at Akron Children’s Medical Center.

Animal Rescue - October, 2023

Michelle Fredmonsky-Harvey, our claims Casualty Operational Assistant, volunteers her time to work with several organizations that rescue and rehome animals living in unfortunate circumstances. If you would like to assist Michelle in her rescue efforts, she can always use old blankets and towels. You can e-mail her at:

Shreve BBQ - September, 2023

In mid-September, several Wayne employees volunteered to help serve customers at the Shreve BBQ pavilion during the 2023 Wayne County Fair.

Break the Cycle - August, 2023

In August, several Wayne employees and family members participated in OneEighty’s 13th Annual Break the Cycle event, a ride or walk to fight against addiction and substance abuse. OneEighty’s addiction and substance abuse treatment services provide a comprehensive program that helps patients achieve lasting recovery.

OneEighty - August, 2023

In August, several Wayne employees volunteered to help paint at the transition housing provided by OneEighty. The Housing and Supportive Services Program offers assistance to Wayne County residents to help vulnerable or at-risk families achieve stabilized permanent housing and connects them with the resources that will allow them to sustain their housing.

Round Lake Christian Camp - August, 2023

Senior Field Property Claims Adjuster Ray Hoy spent three days volunteering at Round Lake Christian Summer Camp. Founded in 1949, Round Lake provides summer camps, year-round retreats and rentals for private retreats where attendees can learn, grow and share while experiencing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Each camp session raises money for a chosen missionary or missions organization. Since 1949, Round Lake campers and volunteers have given over $1.1 million to local and international organizations.

People to People Ministries - August, 2023

Recently, Wayne employees came together and donated clothes, food, and money for People to People Ministries, that was urgently needed to help those in local communities. People To People Ministries was established in 1978 by the Wayne County Ministerial Association, and a few caring community citizens, to help families facing emergencies.

Wooster Rotary - June, 2023

Kourtney Yoder, Manager of Client & Agency Services (at right), was named president of the Wooster Rotary Club in late June. She took the oath of office, received her Presidents' pin, and shared her goals with the club for the coming year. Wooster Rotary is a service organization of business and professional persons united to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

Killbuck District Day Camp - June, 2023

Commercial Lines Underwriter Crystal Blake volunteered to help Cub Scout Pack 73 from Smithville at the Killbuck District Day camp in early June. The scouts had their days filled with games, archery, shooting BB guns, nature exploration, and other fun and informative activities.

Wayne Insurance Group

For more than a century, the Wayne Insurance Group companies have delivered financial security and peace of mind for families, farms and businesses. As mutual insurance companies, we exist to serve the insurance needs of our policyholders. We have partnered with a network of independent agents to offer a full line of insurance programs backed by prompt, fair claims service and support.

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Wayne Insurance Group
3873 Cleveland Road
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Tel: 330-345-8100 | Tol: 800-222-3873

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