Day of Giving at Second Harvest Heartland

At Farmers Union Insurance Agency, we believe in giving back, and strive to fulfill our slogan that we are “Trusted. Local. Committed.” Part of how we do this is by donating our time and talents, both as individuals and as a company, to worthy organizations within our community.  Our Agents and Staff are actively involved with other organizations, community events and volunteerism.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 was a Day of Service for the Staff and Agents of Farmers Union Insurance Agency, donating time, labor and funds to Second Harvest Heartland in Maplewood, sorting food donations destined for local food shelves throughout Minnesota.

President & General Manager Rodney Allebach and wife Linda led the team effort in the morning, sorting and packaging almost 9,000 pounds of meat.  District Manager Jared Harding, Commercial Marketing Specialist Kathleen Zehm and Agent Cary Sundlof were also part of the morning crew.

Staff and Agents of Farmers Union Insurance Agency sorting and redistributing meat donations destined for local food shelves across Minnesota.


President Rodney Allebach, District Manager Jared Harding, and Commercial Marketer Kathleen Zehm sort and redistribute meat donations. Almost 9,000 pounds of meat were sorted and packaged during the morning shift.


During the afternoon shift, Operations Manager Robin Rohde Keller, Director of Communications Emmy Frederickson, Information Specialist Emily Olson, and Accountant Tim Nummela sorted bread and bread products, accumulating 7 pallets, or 343 boxes.

Company partner MAX, MutualAid eXchange, through their Mutual Aid Ministries program, also assisted with grant money toward our cause, and funds were matched and added to by President Rodney Allebach and the Agency, providing an additional 975 meals for those in need.

Second Harvest Heartland Major Gifts Officer Anne Rodenberg accepted the monetary donation from President Rodney Allebach on behalf of the Agency, which was supplemented by a grant from company partner MAX, MutualAid eXchange through their Mutual Aid Ministries program.

Farmers Union Insurance Agency is proud to offer our time and fellowship to Second Harvest Heartland, and we look forward to future volunteer opportunities with this worthy organization!  Please consider giving back to your community by visiting their website at

Farmers Union Insurance Agency is committed to providing comprehensive, quality insurance products and service to fit the needs of your family, and being active in our communities on a local level.  We work to establish long-term relationships, placing emphasis on protecting your most important assets at home and in your business.  Our high standard of excellence is a part of our adhering to the Trusted Choice® pledge of performance.  Contact your local FUIA Agent today and see why our company stands out from the rest.

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