IICF News

IICF Club100 in Hollywood Recognized Insurance Pros for Charity

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Club100 event at the Avalon Hollywood in Hollywood, Calif. on Thursday night drew more than 200 industry professionals to help raise funds for charity. The annual IICF event recognized Frank Robitaille, executive vice president of …

IICF Targets $250K to California and Colorado Charities

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation is awarding $254,000 in grants to 29 local nonprofits in California and Colorado for the kickoff of 2015. The causes supported include child abuse prevention, disaster preparedness, education and health and human services. The 2015 …

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 …

Elmo, Insurers Promote Literacy in Downtown Los Angeles

More than 100 tykes, some crawling their way out of strollers, were noticeably tickled as they scrambled about the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles, making their way to Sesame Street-themed coloring books or lining up to see a big, …

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 …

IICF Northeast Announces Featured Speakers for Year-End Fundraising Dinner

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Northeast division announced three featured speakers who will be accepting grants for charities at its fundraising dinner on Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013 in New York City. The featured speakers are: Robin Roberts, co-anchor of …

IICF, Sesame Workshop Featured on Katie Couric Show

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, will be featured on the Katie Couric Show as part of a Halloween special on Thursday. IICF and Sesame Workshop have paired to promote the goal …

IICF, Cookie Monster Promote Early Childhood Literacy

It’s hard to conceive of taking a step farther away from the topic of insurance than having a big, hairy blue monster drive home your point. But that’s just what the Cookie Monster did when he walked into the Magnolia …

IICF Teams Up With Sesame Street to Promote Early Childhood Literacy

Research shows that prior to starting school, children from high-income families benefit from 400 hours more literacy-related activities than children from low-income families. Furthermore, by age four, a high-income child is exposed to 35 million more words than a low-income …

IICF Grantee Eden Autism Uses 1-to-1 Teaching & Therapy to Change Lives

Eden Autism Services’ modern school and clinic sits in the midst of retail, research, office buildings and farmland in suburban New Jersey, a short drive from nearby neighborhoods and schools. It’s central in the community – much as the nonprofit …