September 2014 Newsletter

IICF National News

IICF Serves as Major Supporter for Sesame Street 45th Anniversary Exhibit

A new exhibit, Somebody Come and Play, celebrating Sesame Street's 45th anniversary opened its doors last night at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

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IICF serves as the major supporter of the exhibit through a unique partner grant from the IICF National Board of Governors and the Northeast Division. In addition to Sesame displays on Sesame history, music and inspiration, the IICF Early Literacy Initiative program, "Every Day is a Reading and Writing Day" materials are featured. The exhibit will run through January 31, 2015 and is expected to draw in more than 60,000 attendees.

We invite you to share this fun exhibit with your colleagues, associate and friends. Should you be in New York, be sure to stop by and take tour. More Information

New in IICF

Volunteers Needed for 400 IICF Week of Giving Events Across the Country

To date, over 1500 insurance professionals have registered to participate in this year's Week of Giving. Are you registered for IICF Week of Giving? Mark you calendar and plan to take part in IICF's longest running fall tradition, Week of Giving, October 11-18, 2014.

Over 400 volunteer opportunities from over 30 different locations across the United States are now available. Projects cover a broad range of opportunities for service including: education, youth and children, food service, homeless populations, housing, health and disease issues, arts, women's issues, disability, elderly care, and disaster preparedness.

In addition to volunteering, Week of Giving includes a personal giving campaign. Funds raised through Week of Giving will benefit Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, and the IICF Early Literacy Initiative.

Volunteer with a local nonprofit. Donate to support the Early Literacy Initiative. Make a difference.

To register a volunteer team visit www.weekofgiving.iicf.org.

Learn more about the IICF Early Literacy Initiative and make a donation at iicf.org/literacy.

Northeast Division Announces Honoree and Speakers for Annual Benefit Dinner

Save the date, Wednesday, December 10, 2014 for the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Northeast Division Annual Benefit Dinner

NED 2014 Dinner STD

The Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City
6:00PM Reception           7:00PM Dinner and Program

Honoring:
Munich Re America
Accepted by Anthony Kuczinski, President & Chief Executive Officer

Featuring:

  • Bernie Williams, New York Yankee Great and chart topping guitarist and composer will accept an IICF grant to Mount Sinai Kids Zone.
  • Jeffrey Donovan, Actor/Director, Founder: Jeffrey Donovan Scholarship for the Arts, Board Member: Family Reach Foundation will represent Family Reach.
  • Bridget Moynahan, Actress and Spokesperson for Jumpstart will accept an IICF grant to Jumpstart.

For more information about the benefit dinner, contact the Northeast Division Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Benefit Office at 212.763.8597 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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