Habitat for Humanity competes in Jewelers Mutual campaign to donate $2 million


ATLANTA, July 12, 2016 – RealEstateRama – Habitat for Humanity is participating in Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company’s “Band Together” online voting campaign this month, which allows the public to decide how $2 million will be distributed to national nonprofits. Beginning today, voters may cast daily ballots for Habitat for Humanity. Other participating nonprofits include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with Feeding America and Food Banks Canada competing together. The cause that receives the most votes by July 31 will receive the $1 million grand prize from Jewelers Mutual. The runner-up will get $700,000 and $300,000 will go to the third-place winner.

“Jewelers Mutual has a long legacy of supporting organizations that make lasting and positive changes in their communities,” said Scott Murphy, president and CEO at Jewelers Mutual. “But this year, we are pulling out all the stops and donating the biggest one-time gift in our history. Our business is thriving, and we’re committed to helping people in need thrive, as well.”

As part of the campaign, online voters will also be eligible to win one of three sets of stacking bands from Stacked New York. Each week of the campaign, one voter will be randomly selected to win.

Jewelers Mutual will announce the winners and vote totals on Aug. 1.

About Habitat for Humanity International
Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity has grown from a grassroots effort that began on a community farm in southern Georgia in 1976 to a global nonprofit housing organization in nearly 1,400 communities across the U.S. and in over 70 countries. People partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering, or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visithabitat.org.

About Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company
Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, the only insurer dedicated solely to serving the jewelry industry in the United States and Canada, was founded in 1913 by a group of Wisconsin jewelers to meet their unique insurance needs. Today, Jewelers Mutual remains the trusted insurance advisor and loss-prevention expert for jewelry businesses including retailers large and small, wholesalers, manufacturers, custom designers and appraisers. Consumers also put their trust in Jewelers Mutual to protect their personal jewelry and the special memories it represents. The company’s strong financial position is reflected in its 29 consecutive ratings of “A+ Superior” from A.M. Best Company and more than $14 billion of jewelry coverage in force. To learn more, visit JewelersMutual.com.

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