OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This episode of A.M. BestTV spotlights some of the charitable efforts conducted by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), a nonprofit funded and directed by insurance industry professionals. The IICF's charitable endeavors were on display at its recent benefit dinner in New York; in particular, a Sesame Workshop partnership aimed at tackling early childhood literacy. Lloyd's North America President Hank Watkins announced at the dinner that the IICF's fundraising efforts had set a new record. Click on www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=iicf1213 to view the video program.
Other highlights of the event included:
- Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a professional dance instructor and survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing, accepted a grant to The One Fund Boston, formed to assist victims and families;
- Tennis legend John McEnroe, who accepted a grant to Riverkeeper, a clean water advocate;
- ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff, who accepted a grant to his nonprofit, the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which helps injured U.S. service members, veterans and families; and
- Ironshore and its CEO Kevin Kelley were honored for industry influence and community impact.
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