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New year, new community champions


Five American Family Insurance Group Community Champion Award winners have been selected for their community work in 2023. 

The American Family Insurance Group is ringing in the new year by celebrating an incredible group of employees. 

Last fall, the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation accepted applications for the Community Champion Award. This award recognizes employees who are going above and beyond in their community work whether it be through volunteering, founding an organization, fundraising, advocacy or board membership.

Five Community Champion Award winners from across American Family Insurance Group were ultimately selected (read more about them in the link below). In recognition of the employees’ efforts, the Dreams Foundation will donate $5,000 in unrestricted general operating support to each of their selected organizations.

The American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation empowers employees to make an impact wherever they are and take it to the next level with a social impact budget that allows them to match donations and earn volunteer rewards. In 2023, American Family Insurance Group employees donated $7.5 million and 76,000 volunteer hours. The employees who demonstrate exceptional commitment are recognized with the Community Champion Award.

Read more here about the organizations being uplifted by our five winners pictured above and why they choose to engage in community work.

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About the American Family Insurance Group
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, American Family Insurance has been serving customers since 1927. We inspire, protect and restore dreams through our insurance products, exceptional service from our agency owners and employees, community investment and creative partnerships to address societal challenges. We act on our belief in diversity and inclusion by constantly evolving to meet customer needs and preferences. American Family Insurance group is the nation’s 12th-largest property/casualty insurance group, ranking No. 301 on the Fortune 500 list. The group sells American Family-brand products, primarily through exclusive agency owners in 19 states. The American Family Insurance Group also includes CONNECT, powered by American Family Insurance, The General, Homesite and Main Street America Insurance. Across these companies the group has nearly 13,000 employees nationwide.

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.