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.

5 Ways to Say 'Thank You' on Employee Appreciation Day Being There 5 Ways to Say 'Thank You' on Employee Appreciation Day Think about the tasks required by your business each and every day. Now imagine trying to get those done without any employees. Tough, right?

Employees play a large role in the overall success of your organization. Whether they are the... Read More

Calling All Future Religious Institution Leaders In the Community Calling All Future Religious Institution Leaders In 2014, the GuideOne Foundation created an annual scholarship program for individuals pursuing a career in ministry. As one of America’s leading insurers of churches, GuideOne Insurance believes it is important to support the future... Read More
Personal Auto, Business Use Planning Ahead Personal Auto, Business Use

Whether they’re delivering meals, collecting donations, visiting a church member in the hospital or attending an off-site work meeting, do your employees drive vehicles owned by your organization or their own vehicles when traveling for... Read More

Emergency Shelter Preparedness Planning Ahead Emergency Shelter Preparedness Tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires, hurricanes, floods and winter storms: These are all natural disasters that, recently, we’ve heard about much too often. In 2016, 103 natural disasters were declared across the United States. Among those... Read More
Test Your Heart Smarts Being There Test Your Heart Smarts Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you love this holiday or think it’s overrated, one thing is for certain: A healthy heart is worth celebrating.

Heart disease accounts for 1 in 7 deaths in the United States, according to the American... Read More

Portable Space Heater Safety Planning Ahead Portable Space Heater Safety Portable electric space heaters come in handy when you’re trying to warm a specific room in your house or take the chill out of a drafty workspace. But if they’re not used properly, they can be more hazardous than helpful. Read More
Tax-Time Resources for Your Organization Planning Ahead Tax-Time Resources for Your Organization Tax season is upon us, and you’re probably beginning to think about what you and/or your finance team needs to do in order to file your organization’s annual return. 

In general, organizations that are exempt from federal income tax... Read More

Safer Snow Blower Use Planning Ahead Safer Snow Blower Use

It’s no secret that slips and falls are a common cause of winter injuries – who hasn’t taken a spill on an icy walkway at one point or another? But even snow and ice removal poses its own set of safety concerns. If you missed our recent... Read More

Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling Planning Ahead Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling When faced with a fresh snowfall, snow removal rises to the top of your to-do list. Whether you're clearing walking surfaces at home or at your business, it's one more chore to tackle before you move onto another. Read More