Hartford, Conn. (March 8, 2020) — Travelers has awarded $250,000 to United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut to support its mission of bringing together the right people and resources to ensure that children succeed academically and families achieve financial security.
“We are grateful to Travelers for this significant investment which comes at a critical time given the health and economic effects COVID-19 is having on people,” said Paula S. Gilberto, President and CEO, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut. “Awards to United Way, like this one, support a network of partners working together to address the comprehensive education, financial and health needs of children and families.”
Travelers is ensuring opportunity by contributing to efforts that create strong, vibrant communities and offer pathways to success. Through corporate funding and the Travelers Foundation, Travelers targets its giving to three key outcomes: academic & career success, thriving neighborhoods and culturally enriched communities. With the primary focus of educating underrepresented students to lead tomorrow’s workforce, Travelers also contributes to organizations that aid in developing communities through small business support and neighborhood revitalization and enriching lives and learning through arts and culture.
In addition to the award made by the Travelers Foundation, the company also works with United Way to engage employees in volunteerism and special events across their footprint.
About United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut
United Way brings people and resources together to address immediate needs and finds long-term solutions for the wellbeing of children and families. For more information about United Way and ways to partner visit https://unitedwayinc.org/get-involved/for-companies/.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home, and business. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $30 billion in 2018. For more information, visit www.travelers.com.