From the Wires
Universal Insurance Services Announces Fall Food and Fund Drive to Benefit Feeding South Florida
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 13, 2012 09:15 AM
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Insurance Services is hosting its first Fall Food and Fund Drive from November 1 – 21. Benefiting Feeding South Florida, the drive is the first initiative under the company's new Universal Cares community outreach program.
"We are pleased to support such a great organization and are very proud to be able to help make a difference in our local community," said Julie F. Smith, coordinator of the drive for Universal. "Planning the fall food drive has given our entire company the opportunity to learn first-hand about the people in our community that are struggling with hunger every day. We feel privileged to be able to help," Smith said.
Feeding South Florida's mission is to feed South Florida's hungry in order to improve their lives. They do this by distributing food and groceries through their network of not-for-profit organizations, educating the public about the issue, and engaging the community in the fight to end hunger. Feeding South Florida distributes approximately 2 million pounds of food each month to hungry South Floridians, including children and the elderly, the unemployed and the working poor, the disabled, the homeless, and victims of natural disasters, illness and violence.
Suggested food items for donation include canned meats (tuna, chicken), rice, beans (dry or canned), canned fruits and vegetables, canned soups and meals, pasta meals (ravioli, mac and cheese), plastic jars of peanut butter and jelly. In addition, checks can be made payable to Feeding South Florida. Donations are being collected at the Universal Insurance Services headquarters located at 800 Fairway Drive, Suite 320 in Deerfield Beach, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, please contact Julie F. Smith at 800.878.8280.
About Universal Insurance Services
Universal Insurance Services of Florida, Inc. (Universal Insurance Services) is a financial services business serving the broker-dealer, general agency, producer group and high-end agent. The company is supported by a top-tier wholesale distribution platform of life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability insurance and annuities. Headquartered in Deerfield Beach FL, Universal Insurance Services operates throughout the United State along with its divisions, Elite Advisors Group, Private Advisor Suite, Advisor Architect and Universal Partners. Certain Registered Representatives of Universal Partners and its divisions offer securities through NFP Securities, Inc. (NFPSI), Member FINRA/SIPC. For more information, please visit www.uiservices.com.
SOURCE Universal Insurance Services
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