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.
Back to School Project - August, 2021
In early August, several Wayne employees volunteered to help People to People Ministries with their Back to School Project. The Back to School Project collects and provides local children in need with the necessary supplies for the upcoming school year.
Back to School Project - July, 2021
Wayne Insurance Group employees came together and donated money and nonperishable items to the local People to People Ministries for their annual Back to School Project. The Back to School Project helps collect and supply local children in need with the necessary supplies for the upcoming school year. We always look forward to participating in this annual fundraising project.
Wooster Rotary Flag Day Project - June, 2021
Kourtney Yoder, Manager of Client & Agency Services, traveled around Wooster placing flags in the yards of those who participate in the Parade of Flags project. The Parade of Flags project, which is hosted by the local Rotary Clubs, displays the community’s patriotic pride by flying the American Flag in each participant’s yard six times throughout the year. All profits support community, national and international Rotary projects.
Buffalo Pug & Small Breed Rescue - May, 2021
Michelle Fredmonsky-Harvey, Claims Operational Assistant, assisted Buffalo Pug & Small Breed Rescue in releasing and transporting two dogs from unfortunate circumstances. Buffalo Pug & Small Breed Rescue is a non-profit organization that rescues and rehomes all breeds of dogs and cats from abusive situations, kill-shelters, and surrenders.
Salvation Army bell ringing - Dec. 7, 2020
On December 7, several Wayne Insurance Group employees volunteered to ring the Salvation Army bell for the annual Red Kettle Campaign that raises money for local families in need.
People to People Ministries food and toy drive - Nov. 4, 2020
In early November, Wayne Insurance Group employees joined in with People to People Ministries for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Box Project. The event raises money and food for local families in need, a tradition Wayne employees always enjoy contributing to.
Break the Cycle - August 29, 2020
In August, several Wayne employees and family members participated in OneEighty’s 10th 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 a lasting recovery.
To learn more about OneEighty, visit https://www.one-eighty.org/
Volunteering at Darke County Fair - August 9, 2020
Amy Hanes, Wayne Insurance Group’s Farm Underwriting Supervisor, and agent Mike Fearon from the Graves-Fearon Agency pose for a picture at the Darke County Fair. Amy volunteered her time and helped work the food stand for the Ohio Youth Livestock Expo. All proceeds support the Darke County Jr Fair to pay for the expenses incurred at the county fair.