ProAssurance Companies demonstrate our commitment to Treated Fairly® through giving back to the communities in which we live and work. Employees regularly participate in office fundraising and volunteer efforts for non-profit organizations. Each office location has their own unique approach to giving back to their community.
ProAssurance Corporation proudly supports national giving initiatives. Visit the Community Involvement page for more information.
Examples of office-based charities at ProAssurance include:
PICA Cares is a charitable giving program based out of the Franklin, Tennessee office. The program encourages employees to donate their time and volunteer efforts to non-profit organizations. Since the program’s inception in 2012, PICA Cares has donated to 20+ organizations through fundraising events.
Through the local United Way, PICA employees participated in Days of Caring by volunteering at the Second Harvest Food Bank (SHFB) in Nashville.
SHFB partners with nearly 500 agencies, such as food pantries and soup kitchens to feed hungry people and solve hunger issues in Middle Tennessee.
Several PICA employees, along with other volunteers, sorted and packaged over 21,000 pounds of goods for distribution to those in need.
Left to Right: Ryan Attanasio, Bailin Gao, Adam Price, Terry Bird
For nearly 20 years, the Okemos Charity Committee has supported numerous local, non-profit organizations. Okemos, Michigan is ProAssurance’s second largest office location and contributes organized donations regularly. Employees contribute to the Victor Adamo Family Scholarship Fund, the Capital Area United Way, St. Vincent Catholic Charities Adopt-a-Teen and charity fund-raising jean days. Employees also participate in donation drives, volunteer days, and other community-based fundraisers.
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham works with philanthropies and non-profit organizations to improve local communities in Alabama near ProAssurance’s headquarters. The foundation also supports national giving initiatives. ProAssurance collaborates with the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham to support financial aid for disaster relief, education, research programs, and more.
ProAssurance sponsors a scholarship with employee donations and company contribution for Stella, a Spinone Italiano dog, through Hero Dogs. This non-profit organization raises and trains service dogs and places them with veterans, free of charge. The scholarship goes toward Stella’s advanced training.
ProAssurance recognizes and honors military veterans and employees who served in branches of the military or National Guard. In addition, ProAssurance had a jeans day to raise money for Hero Dogs.
Read Stella’s blog for updates on her activity.
Advancing healthcare research is an important part of ProAssurance’s mission. ProAssurance supports the Birmingham American Heart Association through fundraising activities and events—including sponsoring the Go Red for Women Luncheon, Birmingham Heart Ball, and Annual Heart Walk.
The Birmingham Heart Walk and Fundraiser helps raise funds to fight cardiovascular disease and prevent strokes. ProAssurance's headquarters has participated in the event since 2013.
Victor Adamo was the President and Vice Chairman of ProAssurance Corporation from 2001-2013. After his retirement, he established a scholarship fund in his family’s name. It allows a student to attend the University of Michigan in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. During the week of the University of Michigan versus Michigan State University rivalry football game, employees participate in fundraising events, called Adamo Week, benefiting the fund.
Medmarc employees drive which community non-profit organizations to support throughout the year. Every year during the holiday season, Medmarc gives an annual donation toward various community philanthropies—including healthcare organizations for children, military veterans, hospice care, physicians, and more.
Medmarc recently donated to National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Medical Care for Children Partnership, Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia Brady-Shields Endowed Chair in Ocular Oncology, and Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation.
The ProAssurance Chicago Metro office based out of Lisle, Illinois works with the local United Way to support the Angel Tree program. The program is a collaborative effort with The Salvation Army to provide gifts for children and senior members in the community during the holiday season. In 2016, the Lisle office donated gifts in the Greater Aurora area. With this, The Salvation Army was able to provide holiday gifts to over 860 families, impacting over 2,300 children and seniors.
In addition to other giving and volunteerism, Wisconsin employees choose local nonprofits to receive donations from the ProAssurance/PIC Wisconsin Employee Trust Fund (Fund). Established when PIC Wisconsin joined ProAssurance in 2006, the Fund donates to Wisconsin nonprofits selected by employees who serve on the Fund’s advisory committee. Recipients include community healthcare clinics, food pantries, and youth enrichment, literacy, and housing programs.