Nationwide and Allied Insurance distributing humanitarian aid to tornado victims
Nationwide and Allied Insurance responding to customer claims
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2011
Mike Switzer (614) 249-4092
Bridgeton, MO — Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. and Allied Insurance are distributing humanitarian aid to the victims of recent tornadoes in the St. Louis area. The temporary aid station is located at 11900 St. Charles Rock Rd. in Bridgeton, Missouri, near the site of some of the worst devastation from this weekend’s storm.
Nationwide and Allied representatives are distributing water and other emergency supplies to families displaced from their homes. The company will distribute aid through most of this week, or as long as there is demand from the community.
The company’s claim representatives and agents are assisting customers throughout the St. Louis area. Procedures are in place providing quick response to customers needs.
Nationwide policyholders with storm damage should call the Nationwide claims hotline at 1-800-421-3535 or contact their local agent. Allied Insurance customers should call the Allied claims hotline at 1-800-282-1446.
“Our hearts go out to victims of this terrible storm,” said Terrance Williams, regional vice president of Nationwide’s Central Plains Region. “We’re pleased to assist the community with humanitarian relief and would encourage anyone who needs emergency supplies to visit our mobile catastrophe unit. We’re also committed to providing timely service to Nationwide and Allied Insurance customers who may have experienced damage to their homes.”
Allied Insurance is a property and casualty insurer established in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1929. Allied operates in 34 states through a network of independent agents with regional offices in Denver, CO; Des Moines, IA; Lincoln, NE; Gainesville, FL; and Sacramento, CA. Allied has been a member of the Nationwide family of companies since 1998, and is responsible for the Nationwide’s independent agency system. Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is a Fortune 500 company and one of the country’s largest multi-line insurers and financial services organizations. Information is available at www.alliedinsurance.com.
Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by A.M. Best. The company provides a full range of personalized insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and productivity services. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
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