Jacksonville, FL

Main Street America along with American Family Insurance group companies respond to customers impacted by Hurricane Ian

Claims professionals from Main Street America and all the American Family Insurance group companies, are responding to help customers in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Claims in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia total more than 3,500 and are expected to rise as residents are able to access their properties.

In the week before Hurricane Ian’s landfall, more than 200 claims and call center employees from across the American Family Insurance group prepared to help customers in the line of the storm. The highest reported wind gust from the storm was 128 mph and with rain as much as 31 inches of rain fell in some areas.

Donating thousands to local organizations
Main Street America, Homesite and the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation, are giving $10,000 each to Harry Chapin Food Bank, Premier Mobile Health Services and Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties to aid disaster relief efforts in the impacted areas.

In addition to this localized response, the Dreams Foundation has a longstanding partnership with the Red Cross and provides $40,000 annually to support emergency response needs in our footprint. Our teams will continue to work with our customers as they evaluate the damage and work to recover.

About Main Street America Insurance 
Founded in 1923, Main Street America Insurance offers a wide range of commercial and personal insurance, as well as fidelity and surety bond products, to individuals, families, and businesses throughout the United States. The company writes more than $1.1 billion in annual premium exclusively through independent insurance agents. Main Street America carries an "A" (Excellent) Financial Strength Rating, with a Stable Outlook, and “a+” Issuer Credit Rating from A.M. Best. In 2018, Main Street America merged with American Family Insurance, the nation’s 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and seventh largest Farm owner’s carrier, becoming the group’s channel to distribute products through independent agents. Visit us at msainsurance.com and on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

About the American Family Insurance group
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, American Family Insurance has been serving customers since 1927. We inspire, protect and restore dreams through our insurance products, exceptional service from our agency owners and employees, community investment and creative partnerships to address societal challenges. We act on our belief in diversity and inclusion by constantly evolving to meet customer needs and preferences. American Family Insurance group is the nation’s 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group, ranking No. 251 on the Fortune 500 list. The group sells American Family-brand products, primarily through exclusive agency owners in 19 states. The American Family Insurance group also includes CONNECT, powered by American Family Insurance, The General, Homesite and Main Street America. Across these companies the group has more than 13,500 employees nationwide.