GEICO Associates and the GEICO Philanthropic Foundation Team Up to Help Donate 1.25 Million Meals* In April
WASHINGTON D.C., May 18, 2021—GEICO Associates and the GEICO Philanthropic Foundation donated $125,000 to Feeding America during April.
With $1 helping to provide at least 10 meals, the month-long campaign resulted in 1.25 million meals* going to people facing hunger through the Feeding America network of food banks.
Community connection and service have long been important to the GEICO family.
"GEICO Cares isn't just a slogan," said Carl Tims, GEICO's Vice President of Community Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer. "Because of our associates' deep desire to improve their communities, throughout the year, GEICO will partner with them and other organizations to donate to important causes, like food insecurity, that are affecting so many."
A member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, GEICO was founded more than 80 years ago and has a longstanding commitment to communities across the country.
"Due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, more than 42 million people may experience food insecurity this year, including a potential 13 million children," said Lauren Biedron, Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America. "The generous outpouring of support from partners like Geico has had an amazing impact to the network of food banks Feeding America helps support."
*$1 helps to provide at least ten meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the third-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 27 million vehicles in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. A member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, GEICO employs more than 38,000 associates countrywide. GEICO constantly strives to make lives better by protecting people against unexpected events while saving them money and providing an outstanding customer experience. Along with personal auto insurance, commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available. Homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft, term life, and more coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, LLC. Visit geico.com for a quote or to learn more.