SOURCE: Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA

June 28, 2013 10:46 ET

Allianz Global Assistance USA Launches Grant Program to Support National Charities

Charities Receive $20K in Funding

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - June 28, 2013) -  Henrico-based Allianz Global Assistance USA announced today the results of a new corporate giving program, Travel Aid Grant (TAG), to support non-profit organizations across the country.

Travel Aid Grants support organizations whose project, program or initiative is enhanced or achieved through travel. The program is administered by AGA's Corporate Social Responsibility grants team, who meet twice a year, once in May and again October, to determine applicant eligibility. Grants are awarded in a range of amounts between $2,500 and $10,000 and are based on a program's merits and beneficiaries. Allianz awarded $20,000 with its first grants.

Currently, only organizations headquartered in the U.S. or its territories are eligible to participate in the TAG program. Applicants may only apply once in a calendar year.

"We want to share our success within our communities and around the globe by giving back to non-profits that utilize travel to address vital areas of concern for our citizenry, whether traveling for urgent medical care, support, or personal enrichment," said Mark Cipolletti, vice president of communications for Allianz Global Assistance USA.

Recipients of the first 2013 philanthropic grants are:

Henrico Education Foundation

Miracle Flights for Kids

Comfort Zone Camp

Pack for a Purpose

World Pediatric Project

Jack and Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation

To be considered for the October 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 and health, 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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