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Allianz Global Assistance USA Awards Grants to Support National Charities

RICHMOND, Va., December 31, 2013 – Henrico-based Allianz Global Assistance USA today named the recipients of the second and final wave of its 2013 corporate giving program. The Travel Aid Grant (TAG) program supports non-profit organizations across the country whose project, program or initiative is enhanced or achieved through travel.

 

Travel Aid Grants are administered by AGA’s Corporate Social Responsibility team, who meet twice a year to award grants in a range of amounts based on a program’s merits and beneficiaries.   During this contribution wave, Allianz awarded three organizations a total of $10,000 in grants bringing the program’s total to $30,000 for 2013.

 

Recipients of the second wave of 2013 philanthropic grants are:

Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center, Williamsburg, VA

Wilderness Inquiry, Minneapolis, MN

Make a Wish, Greater Virginia Chapter

Greg Lais, Wilderness Inquiry's Executive Director explained, "This grant from Allianz Global Assistance will be used to provide financial assistance so that persons with disabilities can participate on outdoor adventures as equals and peers with fellow Wilderness Inquiry travelers to places such as Alaska, the Grand Canyon, and the Boundary Waters.  Shared travel experiences are a proven way of bringing people together, and we are grateful to Allianz Global Assistance for their vision and support in doing this."

 

"As a leading travel insurance provider, we give Americans the confidence they need to go new places and gain new experiences,” said Alan Josephs, Chief Marketing Officer for Allianz Global Assistance USA. “We’re proud to support organizations that share our desire to make the world a better place through new experiences and travel."

 

To be considered for the 2014 program, non-profit organizations can request an application by sending an email to howcanwehelp@allianzassistance.com.

 

 

Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company.  We insure 13 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans.

In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.

For more information about Allianz Global Assistance USA, please visit allianzassistance.com. To learn more about Allianz Travel Insurance plans, please visit allianztravelinsurance.com or Like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllianzTravelInsuranceUS.

Allianz Global Assistance

How can we help?

Allianz Global Assistance is an international leader in assistance, travel insurance andhealth, life & home care services, with operation centers in 34 countries. The company has more than 12,000 employees who speak 40 different languages and work throughout the world with a network of 400,000 service providers and 118 correspondents covering 150 countries.

Allianz

Allianz is the 25th largest company in the world (Forbes Global 2012) and 62nd most valuable global brand (Interbrand, 2012). Allianz has 144,000 employees worldwide and 78 million customers in more than 70 countries. In 2012, Allianz had over 106.3 billion euros in revenue and over 1.4 billion euros under management.  In addition to Allianz Global Assistance, Allianz brands in the US include:

Allianz Life

Allianz Global Investors

PIMCO

Fireman’s Fund

Euler Hermes

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

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