USHealth Advisors sales health insurance to the self-employed and small businesses. Individual policies are also available.
Troy McQaugge USHealth President and CEO. In that capacity, he decided that in addition to offering health insurance USHA should also offer HOPE. As Troy put it, “Every company has a ‘soul’. That ‘soul’ lies at the very core of who the company and its people really are.”
The letters H-O-P-E stand for “Helping Other People Everyday”. The program launched in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina where USHA teamed-up with Phoenix of New Orleans (PNOLA).
PNOLA is a not-for-profit whose mission is the restoration of New Orleans’ Lower-Mid City district. In addition to building housing and business properties, PNOLA helps individuals work towards a higher standard of living.
USHealth Advisors employees provided the labor to tear down buildings that weren’t salvageable. Their efforts cleared the way for the building of new housing. H.O.P.E. volunteers also assisted in the rebuilding of structures that could be saved.
In 2011 and 2012 USHealth Advisors held its Leaders Meeting in Phoenix Arizona. USHA has made it a policy to provide HOPE to the community where the Leaders Meeting is held. Read more about Troy McQuagge US Health at Slideshare
Operating in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area the non-profit shelter for children Crisis Nursery was HOPE’s 2011 beneficiary. USHA donated necessities like baby formula and clothing. The value of the items was in the thousands of dollars.
The following year, the charity HOPEKids Arizona received $25,000 through the HOPE initiative. HKA assists children with serious illnesses. The program also offers support to the sick child’s family.
USHA Agents based in Brevard County Florida threw their support behind the Brevard County Homes for Warriors Project. The agents spent time working on a home to be occupied by a soldier and his family. The house was given to the family cost-free.
Thinking along similar lines as their colleagues in Florida USHA agents in Arizona made supporting the Wounded Warrior Project their contribution to HOPE. Each week agents in that office donate money to Wounded Warriors by placing money in a fishbowl. The weekly donations are always in excess of $100. Check:http://www.ushealthfamily.com/awards/