NEW YORK--August 3, 2011— Aon Benfield and the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) are pleased to announce that their annual charity softball tournament in Central Park, held on July 28, raised over $50,000 for the Family Reach Foundation. This grant will provide assistance for 50 families of children with cancer who are in financial crisis as a result of their children’s illness. Partner Reinsurance of the US was the victor, beating out 13 teams from the reinsurance industry to win the tournament.
Rob Bredahl, President Aon Benfield Americas commented, “We are pleased to be able to host this event and to combine our insurance industry gifts through our partnership with IICF. Everyone is a winner here today since we share in the knowledge that our gifts will help 50 children who are fighting cancer.”
In addition to the host, Aon Benfield, and the victor, Partner Re, the contributing teams came from Allied World Reinsurance Company, Arch Reinsurance Company, Aspen Re America Inc., AXIS Re, Catlin Group US, Endurance Reinsurance Corporation of America, Everest Reinsurance Company, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc., Odyssey America Reinsurance Corporation, and Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, and XL Reinsurance America.