SOURCE: Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA

December 18, 2014 13:54 ET

Allianz Global Assistance USA Awards Final 2014 Grants to Non-Profits

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Henrico-based Allianz Global Assistance USA today named the recipients of the final wave of its 2014 corporate giving program. The company's 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 the company's Corporate Social Responsibility team, which meets twice a year to award grants based on a program's merits and beneficiaries. During this contribution wave, Allianz Global Assistance awarded two organizations $5,000 each for a total of $10,000. Total grants through the TAG program have now reached $60,000. 

Recipients of the final wave of 2014 philanthropic grants are:

The Bon Secours Evelyn D. Reinhart Guest House

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia

"Make-A-Wish serves a unique and vital role in helping strengthen and empower children who are battling life threatening medical conditions," said Sheri Lambert, CEO of The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia. "We truly appreciate the support of our corporate partners in this important mission and we are so pleased to have been selected as a TAG grant recipient."

"We're proud to call Richmond home and we're proud to support those organizations that serve the Richmond community," said Mike Nelson, CEO of Allianz Global Assistance USA. "Organizations such as these that serve the needs of sick children and their families are vital to our community and we're honored to support them."

To be considered for the TAG 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 16 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.

To learn more about Allianz Travel Insurance plans, please visit allianztravelinsurance.com or Like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllianzTravelInsuranceUS.

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Allianz Global Assistance is an international leader in assistance, travel insurance and health, life & home care services, with operation centers in 34 countries. The company has more than 13,000 employees who speak 58 different languages and work throughout the world with an extensive network of quality service providers covering 167 countries.

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Allianz is ranked 27th in the Forbes Global 2000 (2014) and is the 55th most valuable global brand (Interbrand, 2014). Allianz has 144,000 employees worldwide and 83 million customers in more than 70 countries. In 2013, Allianz had 110.8 billion euros in revenue and over 1,770 billion euros under management. 

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