Savannah Insurance Agency, USI Provides Lunches to Homeless

(SAVANNAH, GA) As part of the annual USI Gives Back program, 23 USI Insurance Services employees will be preparing and handing out 150 box lunches to homeless individuals on Friday, August 21 at the Emmaus House, located in the Parish House of Christ Church Episcopal at the corner of Bryan and Abercorn Streets.

Throughout the month of August, each USI office across the country performed local community service. Last year, the company helped over 100 organizations, including: food banks, and depositaries, animal rescue shelters, senior centers, women’s crisis shelters, Title 1 schools, homeless rescue missions, beautification projects, local zoos, parks and beaches, Juvenille Diabetes Research Foundation, Salvation Army, Gilda’s Club and the United Way.

For the third year in a row, the Savannah branch of the insurance agency chose to volunteer at the Emmaus house. Vice President and Savannah Market Leader at USI Insurance Services, Nick Puhala said, “Having a downtown office, we see the struggles homeless individuals face daily and our firm is committed to using USI’s Give Back Days to directly support our community. We felt that the Emmaus House was a very deserving organization right here in our own neighborhood.”

For more information, visit www.usi.biz.

About USI Insurance Services
USI has more than 4,400 dedicated, experienced and innovative professionals connected across over 140 offices throughout the United States, and is a leader in insurance brokerage and consulting in property-casualty, employee benefits, personal risk services, retirement, program and specialty solutions. With approximately $1.0 billion in annualized revenue, USI is the 3rd largest privately held insurance broker1, the 4th largest privately held commercial lines broker in the United States2, and the 12th largest insurance brokerage firm in the world3. USI is also the 3rd largest privately held personal lines broker in the United States2 and the 7th largest benefits broker ranked by global benefits revenue4. USI has been recognized for its innovation by Information Week 500 and Best’s Review January 2014 Innovation Showcase. Visit the Company’s website at www.usi.biz.

1 Business Insurance Largest Privately Owned Brokers, July 21, 2014
2 Insurance Journal’s 2013 Top 50 Privately Held Personal Lines (excludes non standard auto brokers-aggregators) and Insurance Journal’s 2014 Privately Held Commercial Lines Leader Ranking
3 Best’s Review’s Leader Issue July 2015, Top Global Insurance Brokers Ranking
4 Business Insurance Largest Benefits Brokers, July 21, 2014

USI Gives Back in Savannah

(LEFT TO RIGHT) USI employees: Walter Hagan, Wendy Robins, Frank Garrison, Chris Miller, Vicky Carter, Susan Breen, Lori Hampton, Nick Puhala, and Emmaus House chef, Freda Payne

(LEFT TO RIGHT) USI employees: Walter Hagan, Wendy Robins, Frank Garrison, Chris Miller, Vicky Carter, Susan Breen, Lori Hampton, Nick Puhala, and Emmaus House chef, Freda Payne

ABOUT THE EMMAUS HOUSE
Emmaus House is located in the Parish House of Christ Church Episcopal at the corner of Bryan and Abercorn Streets. Founded in 1982 by a group of downtown churches, Emmaus House provides food and day services to the homeless and needy of Savannah. We sustain our service to the homeless community today with the help of our fabulous chef, Freda, a custodian, and many, many volunteers. Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, fifty weeks each year. All are welcome. Day services include washer and dryer, shower and rest room facilities, distribution of donated clothing and shoes. Emmaus House is funded primarily through area churches with additional funding from United Way, individuals and private foundations. For more information, call 912.495.8828, E-mail emmaushousesavannah@gmail.com or visit www.unitedministriessavannah.org

CONTACT
Savannah – USI Retail
25 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Tel: (912) 234-6621

MEDIA CONTACT
Cynthia Wright
Director of Communications
Carriage Trade PR
Cecilia Russo Marketing
cynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com
912.856.9075

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