8th June 2020
Throughout the pandemic, the IICF has continued to support our charities through an industry-wide campaign, IICF UK COVID-19 Crisis: Community Relief Fund, through which nearly £75,000 has been raised.
At a time where smaller charities are truly struggling to continue to provide the services they do on a regular basis, the IICF has been able to step in to provide that support.
One grant recipient that has benefitted from the campaign includes St Giles Trust, where the money raised has enabled them to provide food and support to those without a safety net during the crisis. The IICF plans to award further grants to Advance and Scran Academy this month.
Tsjanneke Hawkins-van der Cingel, Corporate Account Manager, St Giles Trust, commented: “We are so thankful for the commitment and support from the IICF and the incredibly generous member companies. We are so grateful that such kindness exists in these extremely difficult times, enabling us to continue providing the vital support our clients need during this crisis.”
“On behalf of IICF, I want to say thank you to all of our supporters for the role they have played in our success to-date. I am proud to have seen the IICF represent the insurance industry as its charitable foundation for the past five years, giving voice to the remarkable and collective good work achieved by companies and individuals in our community. We look forward to going even further in the next five years!” commented Wendy Wilder, Executive Director of IICF UK.
Watch our video below of the virtual cheque handover to St Giles Trust. It features:
Wendy Wilder, Executive Director of IICF UK;
Rob Owen, OBE, Chief Executive, St Giles Trust;
Tsjanneke Hawkins-van der Cingel, Corporate Partnerships Manager, St Giles Trust;James Eaton, Assistant Manager, KPMG.