NAILBA Charitable Foundation Announces 2012 Grant Recipients

Brokerage association promotes ‘quality of life’ for the less fortunate

(Fairfax, Va.) The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) Charitable Foundation awarded nearly $210,000 in grants to organizations in NAILBA member communities that serve to enhance the quality of life for those less fortunate, with an emphasis on children, and the LIFE Foundation.
Following are the grant award recipients for 2012:

*HUGS (Help, Understanding & Group Support), Honolulu, HI:  $25,000
*Recipient of the Col. J. William Felton III Grant
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency CPA Insurance Services)

Alexander Leigh Center for Autism, Crystal Lake, IL:  $21,800
(Sponsored by NAILBA Supporter The Life Insurance

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Passaic County, Wayne, NJ: $20,000
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency Holmdel Agency)

New Orleans Women’s Shelter, New Orleans, LA:  $15,000
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency Towne Brokers)

Quest for Grace Foundation, Rexford, NY:  $15,000
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency New York & National Long Term Care Brokers)

Downtown Ministries, Athens, GA:  $13,899
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency The Milner Agency)

Christie’s Place, San Diego, CA: $13,750
(Sponsored by NAILBA supporter Superior Mobile Insurance Solutions)

Fentress County Children’s Center, Jamestown, TN:  $13,750
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency Southern Insurance Group)

Best Foot Forward Foundation, Boca Raton, FL:  $10,000
(Sponsored by NAILBA supporter Apptical)

Our Mother’s Home of Southwest Florida, Ft. Myers, FL:   $10,000
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency Ash Brokerage of Southwest Florida)

Children’s Advocacy Center Coastal Bend, Corpus Christi, TX:  $8,380
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency BBA Life Brokerage)

Fresno Survivors of Suicide Loss, Fresno, CA:  $7,331
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency CPS/Impact)

Give Them Wings, Inc., Hood River, OR: $5,485
(Sponsored by NAILBA member agency CPS/Impact)

LIFE Foundation – LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program, Arlington, VA:  $30,000

To make a contribution or receive more information about the NAILBA Charitable Foundation, please contact Kathy Allison, NAILBA’s Director of Membership and the Foundation at or (703) 383-3072.

The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) Charitable Foundation is a public charity that receives gifts mainly, but not exclusively, from the membership of NAILBA and its corporate supporters. The mission of the NAILBA Charitable Foundation is to encourage volunteerism among the NAILBA membership and provide grant funds to worthy charitable organizations with limited operating budgets in local communities served by member agencies, with a special emphasis on those that enhance the quality of life for children.

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