RICHMOND, VA,OCTOBER 14, 2016 — Henrico-based Allianz Worldwide Partners USA has announced that eight Richmond-based non-profit organizations have received a total of $40,500 in grants from the company in amounts ranging from $10,000 to $2,000. The non-profits were selected in voting by the company’s associates and received grants as part of its corporate social responsibility program.
Receiving grants in 2016 are:
VCU Massey Cancer Center, $10,000
Richmond SPCA, $7,500
Safe Harbor, $7,500
Richmond Animal League, $2,000
Housing Families First, $2,000
Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond, $2,000
Autism Society of Central Virginia, $2,000
The non-profits receiving grants were selected based on their dedication to providing much needed assistance to the Richmond community.
"We are very grateful to receive this grant from Allianz Worldwide Partners and its associates," said Julie Dillon, Senior Director of External Relations of VCU Massey Cancer Center. "Our mission is to serve as a comprehensive center of excellence in cancer research, prevention and control, as well as patient care and education and these funds will help us continue this important mission."
“We’re proud to support the non-profit organizations that do so much to help make Richmond a better place to live and work,” said Mike Nelson, CEO, Global Travel Insurance and Americas at Allianz Worldwide Partners. “We hope that these donations will help further the great work that they do in our community.”
Allianz Worldwide Partners USA
Allianz Worldwide Partners USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading provider of consumer specialty insurance and assistance. We provide insurance to 21 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance* plans. In addition to travel insurance, our Allianz Global Assistance brand offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.