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Giving Back to Manatee County

For more 30 years Anderson & Associates has been committed to improving our Southwest Florida community. Through volunteering and charitable giving, we provide support that helps to strengthen Manatee County.

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We’re committed to improving people’s lives, and in the process, enriching the lives of our team members, as well.

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Anderson & Associates Insurance Group builds on our heritage of improving people’s lives and making the Manatee County a better place. We work with our partners to address community concerns using a coordinated approach. Our efforts are backed by our entire staff, and outlined below.


Manatee County Salvation Army – Serving dinners and community outreach to the homeless population in Manatee County. Whether through individual volunteering or through organizations like the Manatee Young Professionals, our team members like Andrea King are regular faces on the Salvation Army serving lines.

Mission941 Outreach – Providing Thanksgiving Dinner to struggling Manatee County families, our involvement with Mission941 extends from planning and prep to Thanksgiving basket deliveries and much more.

Toys for Tots – Each year, our Palmetto insurance office is a local donation center for the Toys for Tots events.

Charitable Organizations

Our team is extremely committed to giving back to the community. Leaders are engaged in community efforts by serving as board members for charitable organizations, and team members are volunteering alongside fellow Manatee County citizens at community events.

Blessing Bags – And organization providing basic necessities to our local homeless and less fortunate throughout Manatee County. Shelli Ensminger is a long-time board of directors member. Learn more about them at

Parenting Matters Parenting Matters is committed to parenting education and the prevention of child abuse in our community. Currently, Shelli Ensminger and Veronica Huzzard are board members of this great organization, and serve an active role in all of their events.

Manatee River Exchange Club – Team members Shelli Ensminger and Veronika Huzzard have been Exchange members for years, and are dedicated to the clubs many charitable initiatives.

Local Events

The Sangria Showdown – Benefitting the Family Partnership Center of Manatee County, our team rasied funds and helped to plan this wonderful annual event. Find out more at

Toys for Tots Christmas – Serving as a donation center for the Toys for Tots toy drives, in recent years we have matched a portion of the toys dropped off at our office.

Pinwheel 5k Run – An event sponsored by the Family Partnership Center, the Annual 5k Pinwheel run is a fun and exciting event that brings awareness to Child Abuse Prevention Month.