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Travelers Provided More Than $25 Million in Community Support in 2018
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Travelers Provided More Than $25 Million in Community Support in 2018

Company publishes annual community report detailing its charitable

HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV)
today announced it provided more than $25 million in community support
during 2018. Details were published in the company’s annual Community
. Funds were distributed to programs and organizations that
focus on improving academic and career success for underrepresented
students, creating and maintaining thriving neighborhoods and enriching
lives through arts and culture.

Through corporate giving and the Travelers Foundation, the company has
provided more than $218 million toward community initiatives over the
past decade.

The sustainability of our business is tied in part to the success of
the neighborhoods we call home, and we have a strong commitment to
taking care of those communities,” said Marlene Ibsen, Vice President of
Community Relations at Travelers and CEO and President of the Travelers
Foundation. “That commitment runs through not only our giving programs
but also our employees, who, over the course of just last year,
dedicated about 120,000 hours of their time volunteering for important

Highlights of Travelers’ 2018 community support include:

  • More than $6.5 million went toward nearly 100 organizations to support
    educational initiatives.
  • Through the company’s signature education program, Travelers
    EDGE®: Empowering Dreams for Graduation and Employment
    , 91
    students received a direct scholarship or stipend to help them work
    toward a bachelor’s degree.
  • More than 560 women, minority and veteran small business
    representatives participated in free educational workshops about
    business continuity and risk management through the company’s Small
    Business Risk Education
  • More than $1.7 million in funding went to organizations that work to
    create culturally
    enriched communities
    through the arts.

To view the full report and learn more about Travelers’ community
involvement, please visit

About Travelers
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV)
is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto,
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


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