Barney & Barney Foundation Announces 2016 San Diego Grant Recipients

Seventh Annual Rock the Foundation Event Raises $110,000 in Support of Community Organizations

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SAN DIEGO, CA, Nov. 7, 2016 – The Barney & Barney Foundation today announced it has awarded $110,000 in grants to four local nonprofit groups following its recent benefit concert at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego.

The Barney & Barney Foundation, established in 2009 by Barney & Barney Insurance Services LLC, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company, donated proceeds from its seventh annual Rock The Foundation concert to the following nonprofit organizations:

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito – $20,000
Junior Achievement of San Diego County – $20,000
Social Advocates for Youth – $20,000
Women’s Resource Center of Oceanside – $50,000

“We would like to thank everyone who participated in Rock The Foundation for raising $110,000 to continue the work of these organizations,” said Paul Hering, CEO of Barney & Barney. “We are especially grateful for the generosity of our sponsors, donors and employees who continue to support the Foundation’s mission to give back to local communities.”

Now in its seventh year, the Rock The Foundation event is lead by Barney & Barney, with support from headline sponsors Word & Brown, and RT Specialty. Other key sponsors are Aflac, Aetna, Zenith, One Beacon, Kemper, TransAmerica, Travelers, Zurich, UNUM, Kaiser, Hanover, CRC Insurance Services, FIRST Insurance Funding, The Hartford, Nationwide and San Diego Business Journal.

The Barney & Barney Foundation donates proceeds from the Rock The Foundation concert and Charity Golf Tournaments to nonprofit organizations in San Diego, Orange County and the San Francisco Bay Area. The Foundation has made more than $2 million in grants to nonprofit organizations in California.

About Barney & Barney

Barney & Barney, a Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency LLC (MMA), 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. Barney & Barney has offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, and Orange County. For more information, visit, or call 800.321.4696.

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