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.

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

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.

Ohio Based, Ohio Strong - May 1, 2020

As an Ohio-based company, Wayne Insurance Group and its employees are dedicated to giving back to our local communities. We are honored to provide additional support during this time of need and are donating to the following foodbanks, healthcare and service organizations. We are in this together, Ohio.

If you would like to join us in contributing to the organizations shown in the image, you can find their website links below:

Salvation Army bell ringing - Dec. 4, 2019

On December 4, several employees of the Wayne Insurance Group volunteered to ring the Salvation Army bell to help raise money for local families in need.

People to People Ministries food and toy drive - Nov. 25, 2019

On November 25, Wayne Insurance Group employees joined in with People to People Ministries for their annual Christmas Toy Project and food drive. Each year People to People Ministries holds a food drive for Thanksgiving dinner boxes and a Christmas Toy Project to help local families and we enjoy contributing to this wonderful tradition.

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.


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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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