KiDS NEED MoRE, a nonprofit devoted to youngsters and households dealing with life-threatening sicknesses and traumatic interruptions of regular childhood, is simply one of many worthy organizations IICF helps.

By Loretta Worters, Vice President – Media Relations, Triple-I

The insurance coverage business contributed greater than $1 billion to charitable endeavors in 2022, in keeping with an unbiased assessment by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF).

Alongside the business’s charitable giving, the IICF Philanthropic Giving Index revealed different neighborhood contributions in 2022, demonstrating the business’s dedication to giving and volunteerism:

  • 137,300 nonprofit companions and causes obtained assist
  • 7.5 million volunteer hours had been served
  • 94,000 insurance coverage professionals volunteered

These numbers had been introduced on November 15, Nationwide Philanthropy Day, which is well known by fundraising professionals, authorities leaders, foundations, companies, particular person donors and others who want to honor all of the contributions philanthropy has made. 

“Philanthropy Day offers a possibility to replicate on the that means of giving and all that the insurance coverage business has achieved,” mentioned IICF Vice President and Chief Program Officer Elizabeth (Betsy) Myatt. With analysis assist from Triple-I, IICF reviewed information from 120 corporations, consultant of all sectors of the insurance coverage business, for this snapshot of industrywide charitable giving and supporting information.

“These collective philanthropic findings present the business with a outstanding numeral illustration of the beneficiant charitable giving and assist by our many insurance coverage companies,” mentioned Myatt, who can also be the Government Director of the Northeast Division of IICF.

IICF is a nonprofit that unites the shared strengths of the insurance coverage business to assist communities and enrich lives by grants, volunteer service, and management. Established in 1994, it has served because the philanthropic voice and basis of the business for near 30 years, contributing $47 million in neighborhood grants together with over 337,000 volunteer hours by greater than 115,000 business professionals. IICF reinvests domestically the place funds are raised, serving a whole lot of charities and nonprofit organizations for optimum neighborhood impression. 

Among the many many charities IICF awards grants to are:

  •  KiDS NEED MoRE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable group devoted to enhancing the lives of youngsters and  households dealing with life-threatening sicknesses and traumatic interruptions of the traditional childhood expertise;
  • 180 Turn Lives Around, which offers packages and providers for victims of home and sexual violence;
  • Boston Scores, serving to to interrupt obstacles to advance racial and gender equality;
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness, whose mission is to assist households and people affected by psychological sickness construct higher lives by training, assist and advocacy.