Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce Member, GoodWorks Insurance, Boosts Charities With GoodWorks Insurance Community Grants

Insurance Agency Will Donate 50 Percent of Related Profits to Chicopee-Area Charities

CHICOPEE, MA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2015) -  A member of the Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce is offering a new way for other members to support local nonprofits automatically through a portion of the premiums they and their employees spend on insurance.

GoodWorks Insurance, an independent insurance agency, will donate 50 percent of related profits to charities in Chicopee-Springfield area. The program, called GoodWorks Community Grants, applies to both business insurance bought by Chamber members and home and auto insurance purchased by the members' 12,000 employees.

Chamber members can take advantage of GoodWorks' risk management services and expertise in placing property-casualty insurance for organizations of all sizes and types. Representing 40 insurance carriers, GoodWorks Insurance shops the market for the best deals in business and personal insurance. 

"It's an insurance agency with a heart," said Chamber president Eileen P. Drumm. "We're committed to economic development and the health and wellbeing of the business and civic community. GoodWorks speaks to both parts of our mission with this unique program."

Additionally, a GoodWorks consultant can work with members to assess the feasibility of creating a group auto-and-home insurance program for their employees. 

GoodWorks Insurance donates 50 percent of its overall profits to local nonprofits that support education, healthcare and public safety.

As well as insuring businesses across the board, GoodWorks has special expertise working with manufacturers and machine shops, contractors, nonprofits, banks and financial institutions, fuel oil and propane dealers, convenience stores, craft brewers, schools and children's programs, and medical and dental providers. 

The Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce ( provides benefits that are available to all employees of its members. It has 375 members.

GoodWorks ( insures businesses and families across the region. For more information about the Chicopee insurance program, contact Ed Ryan at 413-237-6294 or email Ed at


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