Monday, December 05, 2011
The QBE Divisional Foundation has awarded a $175,000 grant to
Wounded Warrior Project™ 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
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.
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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.