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Southlake Insurance Agency Wins Award for Philanthropy

Jun 08, 2017 04:37PM ● By Audrey Sellers

Pictured from left: Brad Cavnar (CavnarSmith Insurance), Robert Finn (past Metroport chairman) and his wife Monica

Southlake-based CavnarSmith Insurance Agency has earned a 2017 Safeco Insurance® Make More Happen Award for demonstrating extraordinary volunteerism to make positive change happen in the community. The award includes $5,000 to use towards its community work with Metroport Meals On Wheels, which is committed to providing nutritional support and other services for seniors. 

This year, Safeco is offering agents an additional opportunity to help the causes they care about most. Brad Cavnar, an independent agent for CavnarSmith Insurance, and Metroport Meals On Wheels and their stories will be featured on with a chance to raise an additional $5,000. If the story is shared from at least 50 times on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, the total donation will increase to $10,000. Click here to help them reach their goal by sharing their story.

“We are excited to offer agents the ability to raise even more funds through social media sharing, and we hope their stories inspire others to volunteer in their communities,” said LeTesha Wheeler, Safeco Insurance Central Region territory manager, via press release. “Safeco’s Make More Happen program recognizes agents who are committed to making a difference in their local communities, and we want encourage them to directly support the local charities where they see the most need.”

Safeco’s Make More Happen awards focus on nonprofits in the areas of health and safety, education and civil service. CavnarSmith Insurance was selected for a Make More Happen Award based on a photo and application demonstrating its commitment to Metroport Meals On Wheels.

Throughout 2017, Safeco will select a total of 23 independent agents for the awards and donate up to $230,000 to the nonprofits they support. The Make More Happen Awards are a part of Safeco Insurance’s Agent Giving Program.