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IICF Northeast Division Awards Record Total of Grants

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Northeast division made its largest-ever distribution of charitable grants at its sixth annual benefit dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The total amount of awarded grants is $960,000. David Brinkman, chair of the IICF Northeast …

Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Plans Expansion to Boston

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) is planning to expand its volunteer and charitable services to the Boston and New England region. The foundation will hold an informational meeting in Boston this month to introduce IICF to the local insurance …

Insurance Charity Foundation Raises $1.2M at This Year’s Charity Event

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) New York/Northeast division had a packed charity dinner event this year. The event was held on Dec. 14 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. It drew more than 900 attendees and raised more …

Insurance Charitable Foundation Awards a Record Number of Grants

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) New York/Northeast division awarded a record number of grants at its 2011 benefit dinner on Wednesday in New York City. In total, grants were awarded to 14 charitable groups. Each group received a grant …

Zurich Receives Top Award from Insurance Charitable Foundation

Zurich received the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s (IICF) “Double I” award this week. The award recognizes Zurich’s influence in the insurance industry and its impact through the company’s corporate responsibility programs on the communities it serves. The award was presented …

Western Security Surplus’ Stevens Helps Launch Berry Family 5K

On July 3, 2011, while returning to their home in Houston, Texas, from an annual family road trip to Colorado, the Berry family found themselves victims of a tragic, fatal car accident. The Berry family’s minivan, carrying parents Joshua and …

Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation to Host Benefit Dinner

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) New York/Northeast division will hold its 2011 benefit dinner on Dec. 14. “There are so many people in need in our area, and, in spite of the economy, the insurance industry continues to respond …

Generous P/C Sector Seeks Ways to ‘Give Better,’ McKinsey Author Says

The property/casualty insurance sector that already does a lot of good work is interested in doing more and having even more of an impact, according to the lead author of a landmark report on the property/casualty industry’s charitable giving. “If …

P/C Industry Gave $500M to Charity in 2010, But More Can Be Done

Here is something some people might not know about the property/casualty insurance professionals: they are very generous folks. Property/casualty insurance industry’s charitable giving reached $500 million in 2010. That amount is comparable with other major industries, according to a report …

Farmers, CEO Honored for Work with City of Hope Hospital

City of Hope hospital and research center’s National Insurance Industry Council is acknowledging Farmers Insurance and its chief executive officer, Bob Woudstra, at an annual gala being held on Nov. 12, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, in …