Thursday, July 12, 2012
(New York, N.Y.) - QBE has awarded $10,000 grants to three
Southern California organizations to support programs focused on
education, skill development and basic needs.
According to QBE President and Chief Executive Officer John
Rumpler, the grants are given to further the QBE Foundation's
mission of supporting vocational opportunities and helping people
live more independently, successfully and productively. "Without
the assistance of these fantastic charities, people may not be able
to make strides toward helping themselves," he said. "We are
delighted our foundation grants will make a significant
The organizations and the services the grants will support
• Community SeniorServ, Orange County- To
support health and nutrition programs that improve the quality of
life for older adults.
• John Tracy Clinic, Los Angeles and Long Beach
- To support the clinic's early intervention and education services
for young children with hearing loss so they may thrive in school
and in life.
• Women Helping Women/Men2Work, Santa Ana - To
help fund comprehensive employment support services to
disadvantaged men, women and teens.
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.qbeamericas.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.