QBE announces $600,000 in foundation grants
NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2012
NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --QBE has announced the 10 charitable
organizations that will receive $600,000 in QBE Foundation grants. They are:
oAutism Speaks – $25,000
oBoys and Girls Clubs of America – $100,000
oCovenant House, New York – $50,000
oDress for Success – $50,000
oGoodwill Industries – $50,000
oHabitat for Humanity – $150,000
oNational Multiple Sclerosis Society – $25,000
oTeach for America – $50,000
oUnited Way of Dane County, Wisconsin – $50,000
oWounded Warrior Project – $50,000
According to QBE President and Chief Executive Officer John Rumpler, these
organizations provide services that fit well with the foundation mission. The
foundation is dedicated to supporting vocational opportunities around the
world through organizations that help people live more independently,
successfully and productively.
"Many people will be able to better help themselves with the support of these
outstanding charities," Rumpler said. "We are delighted our grants will help
make a positive impact in the communities where our employees live and work."
The QBE Foundation has also donated $50,000 to the Red Cross to benefit
Hurricane Sandy relief in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the top 20
insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE Insurance Group's 2011 results can be
found at www.qbena.com. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out
of 52 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance
market. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts
business through its property and casualty insurance subsidiaries. QBE
insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by
Standard & Poor's.
Contact: Sabrena Tufts, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs,
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