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Insurance Pros Make Case for Diversity at IICF Conference in California

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation on Thursday convened Southern California insurance industry leaders to explore the impact of fostering an inclusive work environment, with an estimated 200 attendees at its Women in Insurance Conference Series luncheon in Los Angeles. Two …

Norman-Spencer Agency Starts Nonprofit Division; Will Donate 50% of Profits

Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., a national property and casualty insurance provider, has launched a new nonprofit division. This division offers three programs — Food Distribution & Thrift Stores, Foundations & Grant Making, and Housing & Shelters. Coverage lines being provided by …

Insurance Charity Benefits Make-A-Wish, Honors Wells Chief

In a room packed with insurance industry professionals, an undeniable air of gratitude hung over those who were doing the giving. Speaker after speaker came up and talked to the audience at a charity event about how grateful they were …

USAA Pledges $2.1M to Fight Veteran Homelessness in San Antonio

Insurer USAA has pledged $2.1 million to help end veteran homelessness in San Antonio. The company said USAA’s pledge was inspired by the White House Administration’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, which was announced by First Lady Michelle Obama …

City of Hope Research, Treatments Boosted by Insurance Industry Pocketbooks

When many people in the insurance industry think of the City of Hope, they probably associate it with the well-publicized National Insurance Industry Council’s Spirit of Life Award gala each year that has raised millions and brought together industry professionals …

Westfield Insurance Foundation Awards $695K to 40 Nonprofits

During the fourth quarter, Westfield Insurance Foundation, independent private foundation endowed by Westfield Center, Ohio-based Westfield Insurance, awarded $695,000 to 40 nonprofits for their efforts related to disaster relief, family stability and safety. The donations brought the Foundation’s total giving …

P/C Industry Growing and Aligning Its Charitable Giving

U.S. property/casualty insurers have increased their charitable giving by an average of 15 percent since 2011, to an industry total of $575 million, outpacing inflation and moving closer to what many industry leaders believe the public expects, according to the …

IICF Touts Insurance Industry Volunteer Week Success

More than 8,575 insurance industry volunteers from 76 cities in 30 states provided more than 25,000 hours of service to community nonprofits during the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s (IICF) Week of Giving, according to IICF. Held this year from October …

West Virginia Lottery to Charities: Casino Night Fundraisers Are Illegal

West Virginia Lottery officials say “casino night” fundraisers conducted by charitable organizations are illegal but the Lottery does not have authority to crack down on such events. County prosecutors have shown little interest in pursuing charges against members of local …

IICF Northeast Announces $1.2M in Grants to Local Nonprofits

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) announced $1.2 million in grants to 16 local and regional nonprofits at its 8th Annual Northeast Benefit dinner Wednesday in New York. The event was attended by 900 insurance industry professionals and was headlined …