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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 in 2014 as …

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 …

Northeast Strong: IICF Benefit Event Topples Attendance Record

The seventh annual benefit dinner sponsored by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Northeast division drew record attendance of more than 1,000 attendees to the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on Dec. 11, 2013. At the event, the organization announced 16 …

Austin Insurance Professionals’ Donations to Capital Area Food Bank Will Feed 3,000

The Austin Association of Insurance Professionals (AAIP) collected food and money for the Capital Area Food Bank at their November luncheon. At the AAIP luncheon held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Austin in November, a total of $750 was …

IICF Northeast Division Awards 16 New Grants Totaling $879,000

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Northeast division announced 16 charitable grants at its seventh annual benefit dinner on Wednesday. The total amount of the grants is $879,000. Lisa Tepper, chair of the IICF Northeast division board of directors and …