Starkweather & Shepley Supports FHR’s Leadership Program

Published 03/23/2018

Gift enables non-profit’s leadership development and program expansion efforts

Lincoln, Rhode Island – FHR (Fellowship Health Resources, Inc.), a behavioral healthcare organization headquartered in Lincoln, Rhode Island, with programs across seven states, has received the largest corporate philanthropic donation in its 43-year history.

The donation, contributed by Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc., will support FHR’s executive leadership team with professional development and trainings, further positioning the organization for continued growth in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. 

“We are so grateful to Starkweather for this generous investment in FHR’s future,” said Debra M. Paul, FHR President & CEO. “Starkweather has added value to our organization across the spectrum, with employee healthcare benefits, and also risk mitigation. This contribution and our partnership with Starkweather will allow FHR to advance our mission and longstanding history of improving the quality of life for individuals in the communities we serve.”

“Starkweather & Shepley is proud to support FHR and their initiatives. It is mission critical to support the community we serve,” shared Larry Keefe, Starkweather & Shepley Insurance CEO.

FHR has been a client of Starkweather & Shepley since 2009.

About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently the largest independent agency in Rhode Island and the 68th largest Insurance brokerage firm in the U.S. Starkweather & Shepley, held in Trust since 1935, insures the firm will remain privately-held in perpetuity, providing certainty to clients and associates alike. The firm provides commercial and personal insurance, health and employee benefits, surety bonding and risk management services. These services are provided nationally and internationally, through its partnership with Assurex Global. Headquartered in East Providence, RI, Starkweather has additional branch offices in Westerly, RI; Bristol and Shelton, CT; Westwood, Sturbridge, and Martha’s Vineyard, MA; Brattleboro, VT and Tampa and Ft. Myers, FL.

About FHR
Fellowship Health Resources, Inc. fosters hope and recovery. We provide behavioral health services to improve the quality of life for individuals living with mental illness and addiction disorders. FHR serves over 7,000 individuals through a person-centered approach across 7 states – Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia.

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