Two-Day Project Supports the Needs of the Homeless, Women and Children
DETROIT, November 11, 2013—Hylant, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms, recently participated in an intense, two-day volunteer effort with the Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS) in Detroit. Patrick McDaniel, president of Hylant’s Detroit office, made the announcement.
“Hylant has always been highly committed to, and engaged in, the communities in which we serve,” said McDaniel. “We are very fortunate to have such a caring team and a company that is equally supportive. I am proud to say that every one of our 60 Detroit employees participated in this great effort.”
During the two-day project, Hylant’s employees painted interior and exterior areas of the building, prepped and decorated rooms, assisted in assembling and moving furniture, and cleaned and organized storage facilities. In all, Hylant’s Detroit office deployed nearly 500 hours to support COTS.
COTS is a private, non-profit organization that provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, and comprehensive support services for the homeless and at-risk population in Detroit.
Hylant, a five consecutive year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013), was founded in 1935 and is a full-service insurance brokerage with 14 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, and Florida. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network, Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits brokerage and consultation, loss control, health care management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals. Hylant is one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States and serves a wide variety of clients locally, nationally, and internationally. For more information, please contact Tammy Cameron at [email protected] or visit hylant.com. Follow Hylant on LinkedIn and Twitter (@hylantgroup).
Founded in 1982, Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS) is a private, non-profit organization that provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, as well as comprehensive support services for the homeless and at-risk population. COTS’ mission is to alleviate homelessness by providing an array of services which enable people to achieve self-sufficiency and obtain quality affordable housing. COTS provides more than 40,000 nights of emergency shelter for more than 2,000 men women and children annually. COTS also exists to advocate for long-term solutions to the problems of homelessness.