Westfield Insurance Press Release


Community Building Institute Receives Grant from Moon & Adrion Insurance and Westfield Insurance Foundation

Westfield Legacy of Caring Program Lends a Hand to Communities Across America

Middletown, Ohio June – The Community Building Institute received a grant from Moon & Adrion Insurance Agency and Westfield Insurance Foundation to help the Middletown High School Future Center as part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program. At Westfield, it’s more than writing insurance policies. Helping friends and neighbors during times of need is at the core of the Westfield Insurance Foundation. Each year, Westfield independent insurance agents are invited to nominate a local nonprofit for the Legacy of Caring program. The program invests in communities and helps impact disaster recovery, family stability or safety, and programs that invest in attracting and developing talent to insurance as a career.

“At Moon & Adrion it is our responsibility to be a good neighbor and do our part to help strengthen the communities we call home,” said Talbott Moon. We are proud of our collaboration with Westfield and the collective impact to critically important initiatives that are essential to so many people in our own backyard.”

“Through the support from the Westfield Insurance Foundation and Moon & Adrion we can increase our efforts toward empowering students to take ownership of their future by creating a post-graduation plan for college, trade school, military or workforce.” said Karin Maney, Executive Director.

This year, the Westfield Insurance Foundation donated more than $500,000 to neighborhoods across the country Moon & Adrion Insurance is one of 88 agencies in 17 states donating to 95 nonprofits, including The Community Building Institute, for the Westfield Legacy of Caring grant program. Awarding grants through the program is an extension of the fundamental role that insurance plays every day in stabilizing families, businesses and communities in times of uncertainty. Westfield is proud to work with their independent agents in distributing nearly $1.8 million in the last four years.

“Our agency partners are one of our greatest assets and we appreciate their dedication to their own communities,” said Ed Largent, Westfield President, CEO, board chair and Westfield Insurance Foundation chairman. “Our agents care and work hard to protect our customers, and the Legacy of Caring grant program helps build brighter futures in their own communities.”

Community Building Institute Middletown, Inc.

The Community Building Institute (CBI) of Middletown is an asset based community revitalization non-profit whose mission is to be a primary force for creating and sustaining community revitalization in Middletown, Ohio; transforming Middletown one child, one family and one neighborhood at a time. CBI’s cradle-to-career continuum of programs focuses on improving the quality of life for Middletown families by empowering them to move from poverty to self-sufficiency. Programs include kindergarten readiness, structured extracurricular programming for youth ages 5-17, post-graduation planning for high school students, adult education and workforce readiness.

About Westfield Insurance Foundation
Westfield Insurance Foundation was established in 2005 as an independent private foundation endowed by Westfield Insurance. In keeping with the values of Westfield Insurance, the Foundation exists as a dedicated community and industry partner; concentrating resources to have an impact on safety, disaster relief and family stability. The Foundation donates over $3 million annually to a variety of charities.

About Westfield
Westfield was founded in 1848 by a small group of hard-working farmers who believed in the promise of the future and the power of the individual. Today, as one of the nation’s leading property and casualty (P&C) companies, we remain true to their vision and are dedicated to your protection and prosperity and to the progress of our community. Visit westfieldinsurance.com for more information.