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Press Release

California Casualty has Dollars for Public School Music and Art Programs

San Mateo, CA, February 1, 2019 – California Casualty has introduced a new grant program to benefit school music and arts programs. Educators at public K-12 schools can apply for a $250 Music and Arts Grant at The entry deadline is June 30, 2019, with grants awarded in September.

Three First Responders Receive Prizes from California Casualty

San Mateo, CA, January 19, 2019 – California firefighter Trent Knuckles is the latest recipient of California Casualty’s “Better Safe Than Sorry” Work Hard/Play Hard Sweepstakes. He won one of three prize packages that included a check for $2,250 to purchase the Liberty Colonial Safe of the winner’s choice, and a collection of 5.11 tactical gear that included a carry bag, backpack, RAID Glasses, flashlight, hats and more. The value of the package was $2,950.

Paradise, California Educators Get Special School Lounge Makeover from California Casualty

San Mateo, CA, January 18, 2019 – Knowing the emotional and physical trauma the Camp Fire inflicted on educators in Paradise, California, California Casualty is providing a $7,500 School Lounge Makeover® to make their time at school a little easier.

$15,000 Available to Students in Spring Create Real Impact Safe Driving Contest

San Mateo, CA, January 14, 2019 – What would you say to prevent distracted driving and how would you say it? That’s the challenge to students ages 14-22 as the Spring 2019 Create Real Impact Contest, presented by Impact Teen Drivers and California Casualty, kicks off.

California Casualty Applauds California’s Teachers of the Year

San Mateo, CA, January 4, 2019 – California Casualty congratulates the five 2019 California Teachers of the Year who were recently honored for their exceptional impact on students, schools and their communities. The annual gala was sponsored by California Casualty.

CSFA/California Casualty Team Up for Photo Contest

San Mateo, CA, December 28, 2018 – Have you ever wondered what it’s like being on the frontline of a fire, feeling the heat and battling the flames? California Casualty and the California State Firefighters’ Association (CSFA) are providing a glimpse with the CSFA photo contest.

Giving Back—Part of California Casualty’s DNA

San Mateo, CA, December 27, 2018 – 2019 marks California Casualty’s 105th year in business. The company was founded on strong partnerships and giving back in meaningful ways. Looking back on 2018, California Casualty provided a total of $680,950 to the professions it serves: educators, peace officers, firefighters/EMTs and nurses.

Ohio and Oregon Nurses Celebrate the Season with $1,000 Nurse’s Night Out from California Casualty

San Mateo, CA, December 20, 2018 – Coshocton, Ohio RN Iris Mercentile and Bend, Oregon RN Tiffany Simmons are counting their blessings after receiving the latest $1,000 Nurse’s Night Out awards from California Casualty.

California Casualty Recognizes First Responders for Their Hard Work

San Mateo, CA, December 20, 2018 – Detective William W. will have the safe he has always wanted to protect his important papers, personal items and weapons. The detective is one of three winners of California Casualty’s “Better Safe Than Sorry” Work Hard/Play Hard Sweepstakes.

Bloomingdale Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Award

Bloomingdale, IL, November 16, 2018 – Kathleen Nikides is recovering from a state of shock after being surprised with a $25,000 check during a school assembly Friday morning. Kathleen, an 8th grade English instructor at Stratford Middle School in Bloomingdale, IL, is the grand prize winner of California Casualty’s “Wherever Your Journey Takes You…We’ll be There” Sweepstakes. She learned about the contest in an email from the Illinois Education Association (IEA).

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