Community Involvement



Safety National has long recognized the importance of being a civic-minded business partner to help strengthen the communities in which we work and live. We take corporate social responsibility very seriously, as reflected in our year-round charitable efforts of both time and monetary donations.

Safety National is a proud sponsor of Kids’ Chance of America, a charity that provides need-based educational opportunities and scholarships for the children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job.

United Way’s Battle of the Bands

Last Friday night, the Old Rock House was rocking again. The atmosphere was highly charged and exciting as over 150 Safety employees and contractors, family and friends gathered to watch the Battle and support the United Way. Safety National raised over $11,000 to benefit this year’s Battle of the Bands. Safety National’s band “Driven to Excess” took first place for the fourth…

Safety National Day of Service

2017 marked another year for Safety National’s Day of Service, where the Company gave employees time off to volunteer in the community. The results were amazing! 367 employees donated 1,098 hours of service at several agencies, including Connections to Success, Boys Hope Girls Hope, Food Outreach, Helping Hand Me Downs, Oasis Food…

Gateway Dragon Boat Races

Two teams of Safety National employees rowed for charity at the annual Gateway Dragon Boat Races. All proceeds benefited Operation Family Help – a Signature Healthcare Foundation initiative to assist families of patients with financial challenges by providing services such as therapy, equipment or transportation.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Safety National served as a water station sponsor, with employees, family and friends handing refreshments to race participants while Driven to Excess, Safety National’s band, served as entertainment performing – along side the water station. A number of employees chose to both participate in the race, itself, and donate to…

Connections to Success Clothing Drive

Safety National held a clothing drive for Connections to Success. For the clothing drive, we collected over 800 items including business casual clothing, shoes and accessories. Connections to Success brought their truck to Safety National along with jewelry made by their clients. Connections to Success provides a comprehensive network of…

Kids Enjoying Exercise Now

KEEN is a group that helps kids with disabilities in the St. Louis area stay active. KEEN’s mission is to empower youth with disabilities by providing free, non-competitive one-to-one programs of exercise, fitness, and fun, led by volunteer coaches. Safety National volunteered at this year’s event where they worked one-on-one with…

One Warm Coat

Safety National joined together with our sister companies TMNA Services, Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Tokio Marine America, First Insurance Company of Hawaii and Reliance Standard to benefit One Warm Coat. We gathered 250 gloves, hats and scarves, 1,250 coats and $16,815 collectively.

Barwick/Newton Poker Tournament

Safety National participated in the Annual Barwick/Newton Texas Hold Em Poker Tournament. The fund’s main focus is to cover travel expenses for family members of fallen officers so they are able to attend memorial ceremonies for their fallen heroes in Washington.

St. Patrick Center’s Trivia Night

St. Patrick Center hosted a He said, She said trivia night in February. Safety National sponsored two tables. The trivia night was to benefit the St. Patrick Center’s programs to end homelessness.

The Big Muddy Dance Company

Safety National donated $4,000 to the Big Muddy Dance Company in support of their Senior Embrace Program. This program allows the dance company to perform at local nursing homes and senior centers.

Annual Guns ‘n Hoses

Police officers and Firefighters battle it out for a good cause in the 30th annual Guns ‘n Hoses event. This event raises money for BackStoppers, an organization that provides immediate and long term financial aid and support for the families of fallen Police Officers and Firefighters.

Memorial Day Poppy

The Memorial Day poppy distribution was coordinated by Judy Donati, who serves with the American Legion Auxiliary. Safety National made a donation to the organization, a combination of employee donations and a company donation. Those donations went to support the needs of veterans, military members and their families.

Special Olympics

Safety National supported the St. Louis Metro Area Special Olympics Track and Field Day as one of the major presenting sponsors. In addition, 10 employees volunteered as buddies for the day, where they accompanied a special athlete to each event, on visits to Victory Village, and to the awards ceremony.

Girl Scout Cookies for Service Members

Initiated by Safety National employees with immediate family and friends serving in the military, our Girl Scout cookie drive yielded over 400 boxes of cookies that we mailed to several relatives and friends stationed overseas for a little taste of home.

Variety Bike Build Event

Safety National volunteers spent a Saturday morning building bicycles at Variety Club’s “Bikes for Kids” event. Toolboxes in hand, volunteers built traditional bikes for disadvantaged children and therapeutic bikes for children with physical disabilities. Just in time for the holidays, over 200 excited kids paraded in to receive their bicycles.

Project Peanut Butter Luncheon

Each year Safety National sponsors a peanut butter and jelly luncheon to support Project Peanut Butter – a St. Louis-based initiative to feed malnourished children in Somalia. The stated challenge was that $25 can save a life. So far, employee donation totals reflect the equivalent of 99 lives saved during…

Zoofari

Safety National volunteered at Zoofari’s 2015 event June 19th. Zoofari is the zoo’s biennial “Grazing Party” fundraiser featuring food and beverages from over 60 St. Louis area restaurants, as well as a silent auction and live entertainment provided by Kenny Loggins! Proceeds from the fundraiser help the Zoo in their efforts…

Pathways to Independence Holiday Party

For the past four years, Safety National has sponsored the holiday party for Pathways to Independence, an entity that supports, educates and empowers adults with learning disabilities to obtain personal growth and enhance social skills. Safety National employees interact and socialize with the guests from Pathways from Independence.

Big Muddy Dance Company’s Senior Embrace

Safety National employees mingled with residents and served refreshments during the Big Muddy Dance Company’s Senior Embrace program, which offers performances at senior living facilities for early-stage dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. By engaging both emerging and established choreographers, collaborating across the community through senior outreach, and training future performers through…

Rebuilding Together – St. Louis

Safety National sponsored a house through Rebuilding Together – St. Louis, an organization that helps low-income elderly and disabled residents of the St. Louis Metro area complete improvements on their homes. Volunteers spent a Saturday making various home repairs like painting and installing blinds.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Safety National’s CEO, Mark Wilhelm, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday at an all-company assembly to raise money for The ALS Association. As part of the challenge, Safety National’s executive team doused Wilhelm with ice water as employees made donations to the charity, which will be matched by Safety…

Project Peanut Butter Luncheon with SLUH

Safety National partnered with St. Louis University High School to host a Project Peanut Butter Luncheon, taking a cause that Safety National has supported for years to another level. Each five students equates to $25 in donations, which is the cost of providing enough peanut paste to save one child’s…

Susan G. Komen Hair Strand Event

Safety National employees donated in a unique way to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Each employee’s donation bought them a pink strand to be inserted into their hair and help the cause in spreading breast cancer awareness.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Safety National employees rolled up their sleeves and opened their hearts to benefit The American Red Cross. Safety National employees graciously donated enough blood to save the equivalent of 135 lives.