Gore Mutual Insurance Company Donates $2 Million



    TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - Gore Mutual Insurance Company announced today
that they have donated $2 million to their charitable foundation. This is the
company's largest contribution to date.
    The Gore Mutual Insurance Company Foundation was established to support
worthwhile causes in the communities where Gore Mutual's clients live. The
Gore Mutual Foundation works closely with local independent insurance brokers
to determine ways in which they can make a difference.
    "One of Gore Mutual's core values is a commitment to community," says
Kevin McNeil, President and CEO of Gore Mutual. "Our brokers are leaders in
supporting worthwhile causes in their communities and we are pleased to
support their efforts."
    In 2007, the Gore Mutual Foundation made donations to over 100
organizations including purchasing a CT scanner, supporting camp programs for
children with illnesses, providing affordable housing for adults with
developmental difficulties, and helping to furnish a new cancer treatment
wing. Organizations that received support include United Way, The Children's
Aid Society of Owen Sound, Sarnia Lambton Task Force on Healthcare Worker
Recruitment, British Columbia Federation of Foster Parent Association and
HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre.

    Established in 1839, Gore Mutual is Canada's oldest property and casualty
insurance company and provides both personal and commercial insurance through
their offices in Cambridge, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia. Gore
Mutual distributes their products exclusively through independent insurance
brokers. For more information about Gore Mutual please visit
www.goremutual.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Melissa Willis, Marketing & Communications
Specialist, Gore Mutual Insurance Company, Cambridge, Ontario, Tel. (519)
623-1910, ext. 364, 1-800-265-8600 x. 364, Email: mwillis@goremutual.ca

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