Thursday, September 16, 2010

Heffernan Foundation Sponsors First 5-Mile Walk for Humanity: Saturday, September 25, 2010

Heffernan Foundation Sponsors First
5-Mile Walk for Humanity
Saturday, September 25, 2010

Registration: 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Walk Starts: 9:00 a.m.

Price: $20/person
Contact: Michelle Lonaker,
Telephone: (800) 234-6787

Description: This is the Heffernan Foundation’s first philanthropic walk. Donations from this “active volunteering” opportunity will benefit nonprofits that provide services in the areas of shelter, food, education, and the environment. All participants will receive breakfast and a tote bag with their registration and are encouraged to bring their own water bottles.

The Heffernan Group believes that giving back, whether through volunteer opportunities or donations, is a way to improve the communities where we live and work for the future.

· Each Heffernan employee is granted four paid days off per year, one day per quarter, to volunteer their time at a local nonprofit.
· The Heffernan Group averages $1,462 in donations per employee annually.
· Heffernan Group was ranked number 43 out of 60 in the 2010 list of Bay Area “Top Corporate Philanthropists” by the San Francisco Business Times.
· The firm established its own Foundation in 2006. The Foundation’s grant making committee reviews all submissions each year in mid-December and makes grants from $1,000 to $10,000. Nonprofits that provide direct service are given priority.

Location: Walk begins at the Heffernan headquarters office, 1350 Carlback Avenue in Walnut Creek

About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides comprehensive insurance and financial services products to a wide range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Heffernan has additional offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, and Orange, California; Portland, Oregon; and Chesterfield, Missouri. For more information, please visit or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.


  1. Thank You Anna. You are a great community resource and we appreciate your help.

  2. We're looking forward to it! Thanks for sharing the information Anna.