Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Awards 2008 Grants
The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation based in Walnut Creek, Calif., has awarded its 2008 charitable grants to outstanding nonprofit agencies in California.
The following organizations received recognition and financial support:
The City of Hope, honoring a 15-year funding relationship with this state-of-the-art hospital and leading edge research facility;
The Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation, concluding a three year visionary grant supporting medical research and successful treatments for this children's orphan disease
Leadership Grants were awarded to Shriners Hospitals for Children in Sacramento and Los Angeles.
The Metro YMCA and Los Angeles Salvation Army received special recognition at the 4th Annual Club100 industry gathering. Under the focus area of prevention of child abuse and neglect, the Foundation awarded a series of grants to the following agencies: in Northern California, STAND! Against Domestic Violence and the Child Abuse Prevention Council; and in Southern Californian, Orangewood Children's Foundation.