GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Key Risk (a W. R. Berkley Company), a leading provider of workers compensation insurance products and services for employers throughout the eastern United States, today announced their annual fundraising contribution total of $77,523 for Kids’ Chance chapters in six states. Formed by workers compensation professionals, Kids’ Chance is a national organization that awards scholarships to students (ages 16-25) whose parent’s on-the-job death or catastrophic injury resulted in a substantial decline in family income.
Contributions will be given to Kids’ Chance chapters in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Funds were raised for the state chapters through the combined efforts of Key Risk associates and W. R. Berkley Corporation Charitable Foundation on behalf of W. R. Berkley Corporation and Key Risk.
“Supporting Kids’ Chance is an inherent part of our culture at Key Risk,” said Rob Standen, president of Key Risk. “This is a great organization with a mission to make a difference in the lives of families who have suffered from a catastrophic work related accident.”
“Each year our associates seek new ways to support the Kids’ Chance state organizations,” added Mr. Standen. “On behalf of the entire Key Risk team, we are proud to continuously support Kids’ Chance, and their commitment to providing the children of injured workers with access to higher education.”
Over the past six years, Key Risk’s fundraising contributions to local Kids’ Chance chapters across their footprint have totaled over $215,000.
ABOUT KIDS’ CHANCE:
Established in 1988, Kids’ Chance, Inc. is committed to helping the children of injured workers pursue and achieve their educational goals. Scholarship funds come from donations by individuals, groups, organizations, foundations, medical, legal and other professionals. For more information about Kids’ Chance, visit www.KidsChance.org.
ABOUT KEY RISK:
Key Risk (a W. R. Berkley Company) provides its clients with risk management, claims, and managed care services. Workers compensation policies are written on behalf of member insurance companies of W. R. Berkley Corporation, rated A+ (Superior) Financial Size Category XV by A.M. Best Company. Through their Alternative Risk Services division, Key Risk provides workers compensation third-party administrative services to self-insured clients.
Operating from headquarters in Greensboro, NC and through regional offices and territory-dedicated staff, Key Risk’s regional footprint includes the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia.