At ERIE, we believe in investing in our communities and in the lives of others. We give our time, talent and resources in three key areas of focus.
We support the United Way and projects for urban revitalization and basic human needs. We also help culture and arts initiatives, entrepreneurialism and education.
We support the disaster relief efforts of the American Red Cross and other programs that help keep individuals and families safe and out of harm’s way.
We plant community gardens and help programs that use resources, energy and new technologies responsibly.
Our employees and agents build homes, feed families and tutor young students. Through the ERIE Service Corps, employees also spend up to nearly eight hours of a workday volunteering in the community. Other employee initiatives such as the Matching Gifts program, the H.O. Hirt Scholarship Fund and the F.W. Hirt Employee Emergency Fund help address the financial needs of community organizations, students and others. Insurance agents who are wholeheartedly committed to community service can receive an annual grant to give to their favorite non-profit organizations.
Zach was part of a team of employee volunteers who helped landscape the grounds of a public school in Erie, Pa.
Employees and agents volunteered at the Puerto Rican Festival in Rochester, New York.
Employees prepare food at the Northern Illinois Food Bank, which serves the suburbs of Chicago and rural communities across Northern Illinois.
Employees and agents help support a home rehabilitation project for the Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. The project was part of a neighborhood revitalization program.
Volunteers from ERIE rallied to help at a community festival.
Kara comforts a dog and other pets at the ANNA Shelter (Association for Needy and Neglected Animals) in Erie, Pa.
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We support communities in many ways. Learn more about the way we work.
Through the Serving Together Program, Erie Insurance supports our fire prevention education, free smoke alarm installations in high risk neighborhoods and enables us to provide the needed assistance to those experiencing a disaster. Our partnership with Erie Insurance provides the financial, volunteer and leadership support that makes a real difference in the safety of our communities.
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Employees spent nearly 5,700 hours volunteering.
3,964 Charitable gifts Were given by employees and matched by ERIE.
485 charities received donations from ERIE and our employees.
Nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations and accredited educational institutions located in the areas served by Erie Insurance are encouraged to submit a funding request annually. Your request should also support one of our areas of focus: Safety, Community Building and Environmental Responsibility. You can submit a funding request under $10,000 for consideration at any time. The deadlines to submit funding requests of $10,000 or more are:
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