Georgia's InsuranceHub Makes the Holidays Happy for Local Families

Tech-Driven Insurance Agency Teams Up with Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter; Challenges Other Companies to do the Same
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Jim Lloyd - Founder of InsuranceHub - Collects Gifts for Homeless Families in GA
Jim Lloyd - Founder of InsuranceHub - Collects Gifts for Homeless Families in GA
 
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Dec. 13, 2018 - PRLog -- Helping people isn't merely part of the job at Gwinnett County-based InsuranceHub, it's part of the corporate culture. Jim Lloyd – founder and president of the tech-driven insurance agency – has long served on the Executive Board for Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter, a local nonprofit focused on giving homeless children and their young mothers a hand up rather than a hand out. He has also organized one of Home of Hope's largest fundraisers of the year for the last three years, the Sip & Swine BBQ Festival at Coolray Field. He encourages his team members to give back to their communities year-round. This holiday season – the "season of giving" – Jim Lloyd and the InsuranceHub team has "adopted" two families who currently reside at Home of Hope. They will fulfill the families' holiday wish lists in an attempt to help put the "happy" back in their holidays.

"Homelessness affects people of all ages," said Lloyd. "As a matter of fact, according to the Georgia Alliance to End Homelessness, the average age of a homeless person is 9-years-old. Home of Hope is a residential care facility that provides services for homeless children up to 17 years of age along with their young mothers. Impacting the lives of two generations at once and serving as their next best step towards independence, this incredible nonprofit teaches these families valuable life skills while giving them a true sense of community and empowerment. By adopting two families this holiday season, InsuranceHub also hopes to give them a true sense of hope and happiness. For me, it's incredible to witness the generosity displayed by our employees. They get it… it really IS better to give than to receive."

In addition to asking his employees to dig deep and give generously this holiday season, Lloyd also challenges local companies to do the same. He added, "It's a fine example to set for your employees, an excellent form of team building and the responsible thing to do for your community. While I happen to believe that Home of Home at Gwinnett Children's Shelter is one of the finest nonprofits with one of the purest missions in our area, I applaud company leaders for encouraging their employees to support any nonprofit that is near and dear to their own hearts."

Businesses that wish to accept Lloyd's challenge and adopt a family can contact Home of Hope Executive Director Maureen Kornowa at (678) 546-8770. In addition to the opportunity to adopt a family at Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter, the nonprofit is always in need of monetary contributions to support its operations and programming. Donations can be made securely online at www.homeofhopegcs.org.

"The generosity of our friends at InsuranceHub will ensure a VERY happy Christmas Morning for our children." said Kornowa. "It is so very important to have the support of our community and business partners to help us continue the mission of addressing the homeless issue in Gwinnett and the metro Atlanta area.  We have zero government dollars and every investment from our community is an investment in a viable solution to homelessness.  We need and appreciate the support from our corporate partners like InsuranceHub, Daimler Trucks, Hendrick Automotive Group, Rick Hendrick Chevrolet, Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler in Duluth and Lawrenceville, Georgia Power, Brand Properties, Renasant Bank, State Farm, Publix Supermarkets, Primerica and many others."

To learn more about InsuranceHub, interested parties are encouraged to visit www.insurancehub.com. For more information about Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter, please visit www.homeofhopegcs.org.

About InsuranceHub: InsuranceHub is technology-driven insurance agency that serves over 15,000 clients all across the United States. Our goal is simple: make insurance easy. As a long-standing agency, we've developed strong relationships with some of the most respected insurance carriers in the industry. It's because of these relationships that we're able to provide our own customers with transparent choices and competitive rates. When customers choose to work with InsuranceHub, they are not only selecting an agency, but a partner that becomes a trusted advisor. Since its launch in Metro Atlanta in 1985, InsuranceHub has grown to include multiple offices throughout the Southeast. For more information about InsuranceHub, visit www.insurancehub.com.

About Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter: Focused on ending homelessness two generations at a time, Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and a residential care facility that provides services for homeless infants and children up to 17 years of age along with their young mothers. Home of Hope also offers care and services for homeless girls aging out of the foster care system at 18 years of age. It provides customized "Life Plans" that are designed around the physical, emotional and educational needs of the children it serves, while helping their mothers develop a plan of action to get back on their feet. Not wishing to serve simply as a place of refuge, Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter is the "NEXT STEP" towards independence. It takes its guests from homelessness, to hopeful, to a home of their own. To learn more about Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter, visit www.homeofhopegcs.org.

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