WIND is committed to disaster recovery funding to assist those in financial need following devastating natural disasters. Since 2004, WIND has contributed more than $250,000 to disaster recovery and relief efforts.

March 2020

WIND Donates $25,000 to Salvation Army for Nashville, Tennessee area Tornado Relief

In March 2020, people in Nashville, Tennessee and surrounding communities were devastated by multiple tornadoes. The Windstorm Insurance Network Board of Directors, on behalf of the organization’s membership, presented a designated gift of $25,000 to the Salvation Army Nashville for disaster relief efforts.

October 2018

WIND Donates $5,000 for Hurricane Michael Relief

Two months after the Florida Panhandle was impacted by near category 5 Hurricane Michael, WIND presented the Northwest Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross with a $5,000 check for disaster relief efforts.

Here’s a report on the ARC recovery as well as a video on their relief efforts.

October 2017

WIND Donates $20,000 for Texas and Florida Hurricane Relief

In October 2017, WIND contributed $20,000 to various charities to help people and our four-legged friends. Here is a list of those charities:

Hurricane Harvey

  • Habitat for Humanity – Houston Chapter
  • Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas
  • The Girl Scouts Houston Chapter
  • The Boy Scouts Houston Chapter
  • Houston Pets Alive

Hurricane Irma

  • Habitat for Humanity of Key West and the Lower Keys
  • Gulf Coast Community Foundation in Venice, Florida
  • Holly Dog (Greyhounds) Rescue

May 2013

Windstorm Insurance Network Donates $13,400 to the Oklahoma City Chapter of the American Red Cross for Moore, OK Tornado Disaster Relief

The Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. donated $13,400 to the Oklahoma City, OK Chapter of the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of the devastating and fatal tornadoes that hit Moore, OK on May 20, 2013.

May 2013

WIND Donates to Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief

As an organization, WIND matches members’ donations up to $15,000 for disaster relief for the Moore, OK tornado. Donations sent to the American Red Cross local Oklahoma chapter.

2012

WIND Scholarship at FSU

Qualified graduate and undergraduate students majoring in Risk Management are eligible to apply for the scholarship. WIND members with qualified dependents are asked to apply as well, as additional preference is also given to students affiliated with WIND. To qualify an eligible student must have a 2.5 GPA or above and must be in good standing with the College of Business. Consideration is also given to applicants with financial need, especially greater consideration will be given to scholarship, leadership, character and community service.

Summer 2012: WIND is again pleased to continue to fund our Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. Scholarship Fund at FSU’s College of Business / Risk Management. Our recent $5,000 donation will fund scholarships for qualified graduate and undergraduate students majoring in Risk Management.

January 2012: WIND contributed $5,000 to the Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. Scholarship Fund at FSU College of Business/Risk Management.

May 2011

WIND Donates $25,000 to Tuscaloosa Chapters of the Salvation Army and American Red Cross for Alabama Tornado Disaster Relief

The Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. (www.windnetwork.com) donated $25,000 to the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Chapter of the Salvation Army and West Alabama/Tuscaloosa Chapter of the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of the devastating and fatal tornados that hit the area on April 27, 2011.

January 2011

WIND Scholarship Recipients Awarded/WIND Expands Funding to $25,000 annually to WIND Scholarship Fund at FSU

WIND is pleased to announce the expansion of our WIND Scholarship Fund at Florida State University’s School of Business/Department of Risk Management. FSU undergraduate student recipients of the WIND Scholarship recipients are David Flowers, Dominique Reed, Brenae Robinson, and Ashley McCreadie and graduate students Sonia Casablanca and Sarah Logue.

June 2010

WIND Scholarship Fund at Florida State University

WIND contributed $5,000 to the Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. Scholarship Fund at FSU College of Business/Risk Management.

May 2010

WIND Responds to Nashville Flood Relief with $15,000

WIND Responds to Nashville Flood Relief. The WIND Board of Directors voted on May 10, 2010 to donate $7,500 to the Nashville Chapter of the Salvation Army and $7,500 to the Nashville Chapter of the American Red Cross

January 2010

WIND responds to Haiti Earthquake donates $15,000

On behalf of its members and Board of Directors, WIND has donated $7,500 to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund and $7,500 to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund.

September 2009

Windstorm Insurance Network, Established Scholarship Fund

WIND established the Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. Scholarship Fund at the College of Business/Risk Management at Florida State University. Currently, $5,000 is given annually to qualified graduate and undergraduate students majoring in Risk Management.

October 2008

WIND gives $25,000 to Salvation Army

Salvation Army, Galveston, Texas. For disaster relief for communities devastated by Hurricane Ike. Thanks to our members for their donations for Hurricane Ike relief:

Associated Claims Management, Inc.

  • $500 donation to the Salvation Army Galveston
  • $500 donation to the American Red Cross Galveston

Hightower & Partners, P.A.

  • $50 donation to the Salvation Army Galveston
  • $50 donation to the American Red Cross Galveston

Charles R. Tutwiler, Inc

  • $500 donation to the American Red Cross Galveston

October 2008

WIND gives $25,000 to American Red Cross

American Red Cross, Galveston, Texas County Unit

For disaster relief for communities devastated by Hurricane Ike.

January 2011

FSU Foundation/Katrina Froeschle Memorial Scholarship Fund

$5,000 – For FSU School of Insurance Scholarship Endowment Fund in memory of Katrina Froeschel, property insurance adjuster.

March 2008

WIND Gives Gift of $500 to American Heart Association

In memory of WIND Member Emmanuel G. Pappas, EGP & Associates.

September 2007

WIND Donates $1,000 Lymphoma Research Foundation

In memory of WIND President Janice A. Kelly’s husband, Donald Kelly.

February 2007

WIND sends $10,000 to Florida Disaster Recovery Fund

For disaster relief for February 1, 2007 Florida tornado victims.

October 2005

WIND donates $25,000 to Salvation Army

Salvation Army, Gulfport, MississippiFor disaster relief for communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

October 2005

WIND donates $25,000 to American Red Cross

American Red Cross, Gulfport, Mississippi – For disaster relief for communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

August 2005

FSU Foundation/Katrina Froeschle Memorial Scholarship Fund

$5,000 – For FSU School of Insurance Scholarship Endowment Fund in memory of Katrina Froeschel, property insurance adjuster.

May 2005

WIND donates to Florida Hurricane Relief Fund

Florida Hurricane Relief Fund – For disaster relief for communities throughout Florida devastated by the 2004 hurricane season.

August 2004

WIND donates to American Red Cross

$25,000 – American Red Cross, Charlotte County, Florida Chapter – For disaster relief for communities throughout Florida devastated by the 2004 hurricane season.