QBE presents Wounded Warrior Project with $175,000

Monday, December 05, 2011

The QBE Divisional Foundation has awarded a $175,000 grant to Wounded Warrior Projectâ„¢ to support the group's programs aimed at economic empowerment for injured service members.

According to QBE President and Chief Executive Officer John Rumpler, the Wounded Warrior Project's economic empowerment services fit well with the foundation mission. The foundation is dedicated to supporting vocational opportunities around the world through local organizations that help people live more independently, successfully and productively.

The grant will help Wounded Warrior Project provide unique, direct programs focusing on higher education, information technology training and employment assistance. "We are pleased to lend a hand to our injured service members who sacrificed so much for our country," he says. "We look forward to our foundation grant helping these service members and their families to be financially stable and successful going forward."

Wounded Warrior Project EVP of Development Jonathan Sullivan thanked QBE and its employees for their generosity. "We are grateful for this incredible support and the incredible impact it will have." 

Wounded Warrior Project is one of 10 charities receiving grants from QBE in 2011. More than 200 charities providing vocational services in QBE's local communities were nominated and voted on by employees in 143 offices across the country.

QBE Insurance Group Limited is one of the top 25 insurers and reinsurers worldwide. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 49 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The Americas Division, headquartered in New York, conducts business through various property and casualty insurance subsidiaries in 10 countries. QBE's Americas Division produced $5.2 billion in gross written premium in 2010 and an 89.7 percent combined operating ratio. QBE Insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by Standard and Poor's. For more information, visit qbe.com.