December 2014 Newsletter

IICF National News

IICF National Office Relocation

The IICF National Office has moved! Beginning January 1, 2015 the IICF National Office will be located at
Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation
1999 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90067

The IICF contact information has also been updated to reflect our new location. We invite you to reach IICF by phone at (424) 253-1107 or by fax at (424) 253-1108.

During the transition, mail will be forwarded from our Walnut Creek address to our new Los Angeles home. Should you have any questions regarding the transition, please feel free to contact JenniferLandreth, Senior Executive Assistant and Office Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (424) 253-1107.

Should you be in the Los Angeles area, please feel free to pop in for a visit. We look forward to welcoming you to our new office location!

IICF National News

IICF Welcomes Two New Staff Members

IICF is very proud to officially welcome two new team members, Jennifer Landreth and Jackie Helpern. Jennifer Landreth is based in Los Angeles and will serve as Senior Executive Assistant and Office Manager. Jackie Helpern will work to support the Northeast Division as Assistant Director. Both individuals have already proven to be valuable additions to the IICF staff and we look forward to their contributions in achieving IICF’s mission. Welcome to IICF Jennifer & Jackie!


IICF Regional News

Midwest Division Awards $545,000 in Grants

IICF’s Midwest Division is proud to announce $545,000 in community grants to local non-profit organizations in Illinois, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin for 2015. Grants range from $10,000 to $50,000 and support 29 organizations championing education, safety, and health.

“Providing support to the areas we serve is one of the strongest ways that the insurance industry shows its support and dedication to our community,” said Kevin Smith, Chicago Regional Branch Manager at Chubb & Son and IICF Midwest Division Board Chair. “The IICF’s grant program provides a means by which we as an industry can impact positive change where it is needed most.”

Recipients of the Midwest grants include Bernie's Book Bank, buildOn, Chicago Children's Advocacy Center, DuPage Pads, Cornerstone School, Lydia Home, Horizons For Youth, Sue Duncan Children's Center, Breakthrough, Lazarus House, OneGoal, ARTS (Arts Refreshing The Soul), Children's Advocacy, Center of NW Cook County, Peterson Garden Project, Danny Did Foundation, Josephinum Academy, SOS Children's Villages Illinois, Chicago Run, By the Hand Kids Club, Chicago Scholars, Children's Home + Aid, Girls, Inc of Omaha, Meta House, and The Children's Place Association.

In addition to these grants, the Ohio Chapter Board of the IICF is uniting to award $45,000 in grants to the following Ohio-based nonprofits: I Know I Can, Northeast Ohio Children’s Hunger Alliance, Providence House, St. Malachi Center, St. Vincent de Paul Dayton District Council, and Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland.

The IICF’s Midwest Division grants will be highlighted during the Division’s 4th Annual Blazing the Trail Benefit Event on March 12, 2015. For additional information on the dinner including sponsorship opportunities and tickets, please visit http://iicf.com/events/midwest-division-events.html

By the Numbers

Total Grant Dollars Awarded To Date: $23.5 million

Upcoming Events

 2/5/2015

Texas-Southeast Annual Dinner
Lone Star Legends
Special Guest: President George W. Bush
Dallas, TX
http://iicf.com/events/texas-southeast-events.html

2/19/2015
Arizona Chapter
Swing for the Green Charity Challenge
Phoenix, AZ
http://iicf.com/events/western-division-events/2012-09-04-17-44-35.html

 3/12/2015

Blazing the Trail Benefit Event
Chicago, IL
http://iicf.com/events/midwest-division-events.html

3/19/2015
Club100 Dinner
Los Angeles, CA
http://iicf.com/events/western-division-events/club-100.html

6/17-19/2015
Women in Insurance Global Conference
New York, NY

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