Making a Difference Blog

We're dedicated to protecting what's important to you, and ensuring the future of your organization. Enjoy these safety tips from our experts so you can focus on what matters most.

Lightning Safety Essentials Being There Lightning Safety Essentials Baseball, barbecues, beaches and ice cream dripping down your cone – these are the things we like to think about in the summer. This week, the National Lightning Safety Council is making sure that’s all you have to think about with their... Read More
You Ask, We Answer: Protecting Your Church from Financial Fraud Shared Values You Ask, We Answer: Protecting Your Church from Financial Fraud Churches are funded primarily by the charitable contributions of members and other donors, but what happens when funds are stolen or embezzled? Does your church have a financial safeguard plan in place? Keeping tabs on your ministry’s... Read More
Gearing Up for Summer Youth Activities Planning Ahead Gearing Up for Summer Youth Activities

As the school year comes to a close, summer activities are ramping up. If your organization is planning events for the youth in your community – Vacation Bible School, camps, daycare and family activities – there are many safety... Read More

Steps to Take After a Storm Being There Steps to Take After a Storm So far in 2017, there have been 10,709 reports of severe weather across the country. This includes 928 tornadoes, 3,471 reports of hail and 6,310 reports of strong winds. Of these reports, the state of Texas alone had 1,180 reports of... Read More
Food Allergy Facts and Resources Being There Food Allergy Facts and Resources Food allergies are a growing concern for families. As you plan summer events for your organization, it’s important to think carefully about the meals and snacks you’ll serve. Consider these statistics from Food Allergy Research &... Read More
5 Ways to Help Prevent Financial Fraud at Your Church Shared Values 5 Ways to Help Prevent Financial Fraud at Your Church

Awareness is key when it comes to protecting your church’s funds. The more your church’s finance team knows about preventing fraud, the better off you’ll be now and in the long run. Here are some ways to keep your finances on the up and... Read More

Protect Your House of Worship from Arson Being There Protect Your House of Worship from Arson It’s National Arson Awareness Week, and this year’s theme is arson prevention at houses of worship. Arson at houses of worship is more common than you might think: There’s been an average of 103 arson fires per year at houses of worship... Read More
What the Executive Order on Religious Liberty Entails Being There What the Executive Order on Religious Liberty Entails

Last Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order concerning religious liberty and free speech. In it, the president established the policy of the executive branch “to vigorously enforce Federal law’s robust protections for... Read More

Upcoming Webinar: Prevent Financial Fraud at Your Church Shared Values Upcoming Webinar: Prevent Financial Fraud at Your Church Financial fraud is an expensive problem for churches. It amounts to $37 billion in worldwide church-related crime losses and $8 billion in losses due to mismanagement of funds.* It can be as simple as stealing money from the offering plate... Read More

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