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VGM Insurance 25 Years Winners – As of September 2015

When partners unite, we can make a difference for those in need. The Quarter Century of Caring Campaign was created to do just that. We’ve receive more than one hundred nominations of local charities from our VGM Insurance customers. $19,000 has been reward in quantities of $1,000 to local charities throughout the country.

The campaign was created in celebration of VGM Insurance’s 25th anniversary year as a way of thanking our customers, our affiliated insurance agents, and VGM member for the good they do for their communities.

Winning charities range from baseball fields for children with disabilities, to Hospice organizations, inclusive playgrounds and a senior wish program. The videos below highlight all the winners, month by month. Thank you for all of those who have nominated local charities.

To nominate your favorite charity go to

MARCH – Winner video: 


Winners Highlighted:

The Madison Claire Foundation of Woodbury, Minn.

Nominated by: Jeffrey Hall of Reliable Medical Supply, Inc. of Brooklyn Park, Minn. 


HANDS Foundation of Brunswick, Ohio

Nominated by: Lori and Greg Betz of GTB Medical Service of Brunswick, Ohio.


APRIL – Winner video: 


Winners Highlighted:

The South Jersey Field of Dreams of Absecon, N.J.

Nominated by: Michael Thomas of Glenn Insurance, Inc.




Club Blue of Rockford, Ill.

Nominated by: Mark Hatch of Integrated HomeCare Services.



MAY – Winner video: 


Winners Highlighted:

The Athletes with Disabilities Network of Rochester Hills, Michigan

Nominated by: Anthony J. Filippis of Wright & Filippis.




The ALS Association: Jim "Catfish" Hunter Chapter of Raleigh, North Carolina

Nominated by: Deb Stalls of Stalls Medical, Inc.


JUNE – Winner video: 


Winners Highlighted:

Hospice at Home (Hanson House) of Stevensville, Michigan

Nominated by: Maryanna "Cookie" Hart of Van's Medical Equipment of Lakeland


West Michigan Miracle League of Zeeland, Michigan

Nominated by: Steve Nyhuis of Airway Oxygen, Inc.




Angel's Hands Foundation of South Jordan, Utah

Nominated by: Darcy Heck of Eaze Bracing



Pegasus Project of Yakima of Yakima, Washington

Nominated by: Chuck Vetsch of Keeler's Medical Supply





The WAVE Foundation of Issaquah, Washington

Nominated by: Lori Dillon of Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy



JULY – Winner video:  


Winners Highlighted:

Camp No Limits, of Ellenton, Florida

Nominated by: Loi T. Ho of Prosthetic Design and Research



HopeKids Minnesota, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Nominated by: Kelsey Halena of Pediatric Home Service


Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Nominated by: Terry Luft of Dynamic Healthcare Services


AUGUST – Winner video:


Winners Highlighted:

Kashmir American Humane Society of Whittier, California - Nominated by Faisal Butt of Alliance Prosthetics and Orthotics.





Pursue Hope International of Harlingen, Texas

Nominated by Zachery Phillips of W.J. Phillips.




Children with Disabilities Foundation of Idaho Falls, Idaho

Nominated by Sue Landon of Rocky Mountain Artificial Limb and Brace.


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