Barney & Barney Foundation Recognized as Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

AFPSD to Honor Foundation as Part of National Philanthropy Day

Click HERE for PDF version of Barney & Barney announcement.
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, or call 800.321.4696.

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