Country Financial joined leaders from the Chicago Police Department, the Chicago Fire Department and the Battle of the Badges event organizers and presented a donation of $26,000 to help support charities including the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, Ignite the Spirit Fund, Gold Badge Society, Fire Chaplain’s Ministry, Firemen’s Widow and Children Assistance Fund, and the 100 Club of Chicago.
Country Financial has been the proud sponsor of the Battle of the Badges fund raising event for the past six years, bringing its total contribution to more than $150,000.
“Country Financial is honored to support the Battle of the Badges event and the first responder charities it funds,” said Mike Fisher, Vice President of Community Business Development at Country Financial. “We would like to thank the brave men and women of the Chicago Police Department and Chicago Fire Department who put their lives on the line for the safety of our community every day.”
Country Financial is dedicated to supporting first responders in the communities it serves. In 2019 so far, it has donated more than $700,000 through the company’s Operation Helping Heroes program to police, fire, EMS and military organizations in the states where it does business.