Barney & Barney Foundation Recognized as Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

AFPSD to Honor Foundation as Part of National Philanthropy Day

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Click HERE for PDF version of AFPSD announcement.

San Diego, August 20, 2014 – The Barney & Barney Foundation today announced that it will be honored as an Outstanding Philanthropic Organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Diego Chapter (AFPSD).

The Barney & Barney Foundation will join eight community leaders at the upcoming National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, presented by Sharp Health Care, on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel.

National Philanthropy Day recognizes the critical role philanthropy plays in the community and honors those who do it best. The organizations that nominated the Barney & Barney Foundation include the following: Rady Children’s Hospital, Neighborhood House Association, the San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association, Voices for Children, and Walden Family Services San Diego.

“We’re honored to be recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in San Diego for our commitment to our communities,” said Paul Hering, Barney & Barney CEO. “We also want to thank the organizations that nominated us, and we look forward to continuing our work to support our local nonprofit organizations.”

The Barney & Barney Foundation, established in 2009 by Barney & Barney, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company, has awarded over $1 million in grants to more than 60 nonprofits in San Diego, Orange County and the Bay Area. San Diego organizations include Alpha Project, Burn Institute, Center for Community Solutions, Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, Jacobs Cushman San Diego Food Bank, Neighborhood Healthcare, Neighborhood House Association, New Alternatives, Palomar Family YMCA, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego History Museum, San Diego Youth Services, San Diego Symphony, The Crossroads Foundation, and Voices for Children.

About Barney & Barney

Barney & Barney is one of the nation’s leading insurance brokerages, offering a comprehensive line of risk management and employee benefit solutions. The firm specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal lines and surety. In 2014, Barney & Barney joined Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. Barney & Barney has offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Oakland and Orange County. For more information, visit www.barneyandbarney.com, or call 800.321.4696.

Barney & Barney to Host “Rock the Foundation” Benefit Concert on Sept. 18

Barney & Barney Foundation will honor 9 California non-profits

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SAN DIEGO, August 4, 2014 – The Barney & Barney Foundation today announced that The Pine Mountain Logs will headline its annual fundraising event, Rock The Foundation, on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in San Diego.

The Barney & Barney Foundation, established in 2009 by Barney & Barney, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company, donates proceeds from the Rock The Foundation concert to nonprofit organizations in San Diego, Orange County and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Now in its fifth year, the Rock The Foundation event is lead by Barney & Barney, with support from headline sponsor Aflac. Other key sponsors include Aetna, Chubb, MMA, Guardian, One Beacon, Anthem, First Insurance Funding, Sharp HealthCare, United Healthcare, UNUM, Zenith, Zurich, and San Diego Business Journal.

The Pine Mountain Logs are a rock ‘n’ roll cover band from Los Angeles. As a group, and individuals, they have toured and recorded with rock legends such as Jackson Browne, Stevie Nicks, Roger Waters, David Crosby, Brian Wilson, and Phil Collins. In addition, three of the Pine Mountain Logs performers are also core members of the internationally acclaimed band, Venice.

“This is our fifth year celebrating the amazing work of California non-profits, and we are excited to honor this year’s grant recipients,” said Paul Hering, CEO of Barney & Barney. “Our sponsors, donors and associates make Rock the Foundation possible every year and we are extremely thankful for their support.”

Since inception, the Barney & Barney Foundation has awarded over $1 million in grants to more than 60 nonprofit organizations in California. These grants reflect the firm’s commitment to supporting the communities it serves. The grant recipients from this year’s concert will be the following:

For tickets and additional event information, go to www.barneyandbarneyfoundation.org.

About Barney & Barney

Barney & Barney is one of the nation’s leading insurance brokerages, offering a comprehensive line of risk management and employee benefit solutions. The firm specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal lines and surety. In 2014, Barney & Barney joined Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. Barney & Barney has offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Oakland and Orange County. For more information, visit www.barneyandbarney.com, or call 800.321.4696.