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American Family to donate $270,000 to 90 charities

In honor of 90th anniversary, customers can nominate a nonprofit to win $3,000

For its 90th anniversary, American Family Insurance will donate a total of $270,000 to 90 nonprofits nominated by customers, agents and employees.

To celebrate its 90th anniversary in early October, American Family Insurance is giving back to the communities that have supported it for decades.

Specifically, American Family customers, agents, agency staff, and employees can nominate their favorite nonprofit organization* for the chance to win a $3,000 Community of Dreamers donation for the charity. The company will donate $3,000 to 90 different nonprofit organizations for a total of $270,000.

“We’ve been around for 90 years, thanks in large part to the support of our customers,” said Jim Buchheim, American Family vice president of communications. “As a thank you, we want to support them and their communities.”

Customer nominations are open from September 7 through September 22 at 5 p.m. CST and will be accepted through an online nomination form. Only current American Family Insurance customers may submit.

Customers will be contacted if their charity is chosen, and winners will be announced in late September and early October.

Read more about the Community of Dreamers donation and Community Investment at American Family Insurance.

*Organizations are subject to the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation funding guidelines. There is no tax benefit provided to those whose nominated nonprofit is selected as a recipient.



About American Family Insurance
Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2017, is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 315 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General and Homesite) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the Internet or by phone. Web; Facebook; Twitter