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American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation recognizes six employees with first-ever Community Champion Award


Community Champion Awards announced on Giving Tuesday.

The American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation exists to spark social impact – especially for its employees. American Family Insurance group employees have access to a suite of social impact programs including matching gift, volunteer incentives, volunteer time off and more.

To celebrate a Tuesday all about giving, the Dreams Foundation is amplifying the impact of six very special givers and announcing the first team of Community Champions.  

Award acknowledges employees who go above and beyond for social impact

The Community Champion Award is designed to recognize employees of the American Family Insurance group who are using their social impact program to make a big impact in their communities. Winners include passionate founders of nonprofits, dedicated mentors, passionate advocates and more.

Local honorary grants awarded

The Dreams Foundation honored one individual from each of the American Family Insurance group’s six operating companies. In recognition of the employee’s partnership, the Dreams Foundation has awarded an honorary grant of $5,000 in unrestricted general operating support to the local organizations they champion with their time and treasure in their own communities.

A total of $30,000 was invested in six local nonprofits to kick off their #GivingTuesday.

The 2022 Community Champions

  • Anthony Maroon, American Family Insurance Claims Services, Ashlie’s Embrace
  • Rachel Reilly, American Family Insurance, Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
  • Craig Carlton, CONNECT powered by American Family Insurance, Ashwaubenon Youth Baseball
  • Jennifer Bush, Main Street America Insurance, Hundred Nights, Inc.
  • Lucia Page, Homesite, Strong Women Strong Girls
  • Terri Staroska, The General Insurance, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Tennessee 

Congratulations to our first team of Community Champions! 

Read about these employees’ inspiring stories and the organizations they support.

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About American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation
The American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation, Inc. builds on our long-standing commitment and support of communities we serve by offering unrestricted, general operating grants to eligible non-profit partners. We are committed to using trust-based values to create meaningful, impactful relationships and reduce the inherent power imbalances of the traditional funding model. Like many of our community partners, we’re also committed to learning, listening, and changing through collaboration and trust. The Dreams Foundation grant funding priorities are Academic Achievement and Education, Healthy Youth Development, Economic Opportunity, and Community Resiliency. These priorities align with our organizational efforts to invest in and improve the communities where we live and serve. Read more.