ST. CLOUD, MN (November 12, 2021) –
The 2021 Federated Challenge® — an annual gala put on by Federated Mutual Insurance Company, a business insurance company based in Owatonna, Minnesota — raised a record-breaking $3,316,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters®, during its 17th annual gala on Sunday, July 25.
“Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota is an extraordinary agency with the ability to do life-changing work,” said Chairman Jeff Fetters. “The funds we raised during this year’s Federated Challenge will have a direct and lasting impact on young people across the country and in our own backyards.”
Of the more than $3 million dollars raised, $475,000 was generously donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota during their October board meeting.
“We cannot thank Jeff and Marty Fetters, Co-Chairs of the Federated Challenge, Federated Insurance, and all those who support the event, enough,” said Jackie Johnson, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota. “They are true heroes. We are profoundly grateful for their ongoing partnership and support, which makes it possible for us to carry out our mission of creating and supporting one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.”
To learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota, visit BigDefenders.org. To get involved in the Federated Challenge, visit FederatedChallenge.org.