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Royal Neighbors of America Recognizes Top 10 Chapters

Jun 24, 2022

Rock Island, Ill. (June 24, 2022) – Royal Neighbors of America, a fraternal benefit society located in Rock Island, Ill. has recognized its top 10 community chapters in the country. Royal Neighbors chapters are made up of Members who have a desire to impact their community through volunteerism. This designation is based on the number of volunteer hours generated by a chapter in one year.

A membership organization boasting nearly 250,000 Members nationwide, Royal Neighbors offers life insurance and annuity products and is driven by its mission of supporting women and serving communities, making social impact the cornerstone of their work. Royal Neighbors’ local chapters of volunteers carry out the organization’s mission.

“As Royal Neighbors, we commit to making a meaningful and lasting impact through volunteerism,” said Royal Neighbors’ Director of Philanthropy Amy Jones. “These chapters exemplify what it means to be a Royal Neighbor. They are leveraging their membership to impact their local communities through grassroots volunteerism. They are serving meals to the hungry, sewing pillowcases for the homeless, and mentoring young girls in afterschool programs. They are leaders in their local communities.”

Top 10 Chapters recognized across the country include:

  1. Chapter 20196 of Seminole, Fla. - 16,381 hours
  2. Chapter 20184 of Seminole, Fla. - 6,267 hours
  3. Chapter 20187 of Sherrard, Ill. - 5,354 hours
  4. Chapter 1491 of New Bedford, Ill. - 4,657 hours
  5. Chapter 5146 of Grasston, Minn. - 4,538 hours
  6. Chapter 20210 of East Brunswick, N.J. - 4,440 hours
  7. Chapter 20139 of Phoenix, Ariz. - 3,580 hours
  8. Chapter 7072 of Guthrie Center, Iowa - 3,482 hours
  9. Chapter 20048 of Rock Island, Ill. - 3,463 hours
  10. Chapter 20217 of Valrico, Fla. - 3,301 hours

Royal Neighbors offers Members opportunities to serve their communities through membership programs which include monetary grants to offset the cost of volunteer projects, grant awards for select nonprofits, educational scholarships, and more. More information about Royal Neighbors membership programs can be found at royalneighbors.org/membership.

The number of volunteer hours submitted by Royal Neighbors chapters is data calculated to measure Royal Neighbors’ annual Social Impact goal. The organization evaluates its social impact by measuring four areas including its annual philanthropic investment, annual volunteer value the monetary value of the long-term impacts of volunteerism, and total savings provided through their Member Savings program. Earlier this year, the fraternal benefit society announced it had reached a new record of $20.5 million in social impact.

About Royal Neighbors of America

Royal Neighbors of America is a unique provider of life insurance and annuities whose mission is to protect women financially and empower them to improve their lives, families, and communities. Royal Neighbors was founded in 1895 as a membership organization by nine pioneering women who recognized the need to insure the lives of women and children. In 2020, Royal Neighbors was upgraded to “A Excellent” (3rd highest out of 13) by the AM Best Company for overall financial strength and ability to meet ongoing obligations to certificate holders. The rating was affirmed as of November 30, 2021. Royal Neighbors is a five-time Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization. For more information about life at Royal Neighbors of America, go to royalneighbors.org.

 

Media Contact:
Marie Young, Manager, Communications
Marie.Young@royalneighbors.org | (309) 732-8280

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