The Missouri Chapter of the Midwest Division of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) has expanded its scope to form the Heartland Chapter. This new branch will include insurance industry supporters based in Missouri, Kansas and Southern Illinois, with the potential reach to neighboring Iowa and Nebraska in the future.
The Missouri Chapter was founded in St. Louis in 2017 and has since awarded $117,000 in grants to 11 area nonprofits focused on education, health and safety.
Companies currently represented in the newly expanded Heartland chapter include: AmWins Group Inc., Aon, Assured Partners, Crane, Chubb, CNA, the Daniel and Henry Co., Lockton, Safety National, Swiss Re, The Hartford, Thomas McGee Group, and Zurich.
The new Heartland Chapter recently hosted its 2019 Oktoberfest annual benefit event, where more than 200 attendees raised $36,000 for six featured nonprofits, including Butterfly Haven, City Academy, Covenant House, HOME WORKS!, Our Lady’s Inn and St. Louis MetroMarket.
The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) is a nonprofit that unites the collective strengths of the insurance industry to help communities and enrich lives through grants, volunteer service and leadership. Established in 1994, IICF has served as the philanthropic foundation of the insurance industry for more than twenty-five years, contributing $36 million in community grants along with 300,000 volunteer hours by more than 110,000 industry professionals. IICF reinvests locally where funds are raised, serving hundreds of charities and nonprofit organizations, for maximum community impact. IICF is a registered nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
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