New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2013
The QBE Foundation has awarded nearly $290,000 in grants – ranging from $2,000 to $50,000 – to support services provided by 18 charitable organizations in the U.S. and around the world. They are:
QBE President and Chief Executive Officer John Rumpler said the grants are given to further the QBE Foundation’s mission of supporting vocational opportunities and helping people live more independently, successfully and productively. “QBE is pleased to help organizations provide critical services to people in need in many parts of the globe,” he said. “We want people to be able to take care of themselves and their families, and become the best they can be as individuals.”
QBE’s North America operations are part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the top 20 insurers and reinsurers worldwide. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 52 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The North America operations, headquartered in New York, conducts business through its property and casualty insurance subsidiaries. QBE insurance companies are rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best and “A+” by Standard & Poor’s.