GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products, and a Chubb company, recently served as a participating sponsor for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) One Walk, a walk that brings together more than 900,000 people across the country in support of people living with type 1 diabetes. The walk was held at Montrose Harbor in Chicago on Oct. 2.
The JDRF is a leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. The organization works to improve the reality of living with this disease for millions of people—by funding research, advocating for government support of research and new therapies, ensuring new therapies come to market and connecting and engaging the T1D community. Combined Insurance has supported JDRF for more than 20 years.
"We are proud to support an organization that funds life-changing research for type 1 diabetes—being on the journey with them has been a rewarding experience for all of us at Combined Insurance," said Melanie Lundberg, Assistant Vice President, Talent Management and Corporate Communications at Combined Insurance. "Our continued commitment to JDRF holds true to our founder's legacy of philanthropy and his vision of making the world a better place."
In the last three years, Combined Insurance employees raised more than $10,000 for the organization. The company is also a five time recipient of the JDRF Bronze Achievement award for its charitable contributions.
"We thank long-time supporter, Combined Insurance, for their participation in our One Walk this year," said Katrina Meckes, Director of Development at JDRF. "Our community partners and supporters allow JDRF to continue raising funds for life-changing research and allow us to make grand efforts in finding a cure for type 1 diabetes."
Combined Insurance has a tradition of success in the insurance industry dating back more than 90 years. Founded in 1922 by W. Clement Stone, the company honors his commitment of giving back with volunteer efforts and donations to charitable organizations throughout the year with a special focus on Veteran, Latino, and health-related charities.
Combined Insurance has an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau, and an A+ (Superior) financial strength rating by A.M. Best, one of the world's top insurance rating firms.
About Combined Insurance
Combined Insurance Company of America (Chicago, IL) is a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products and a Chubb company. With a tradition of more than 90 years of success, Combined Insurance is one of Ward's Top 50® Performing Life-Health Insurance Companies and was named the number one Military Friendly® Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine in 2015 and 2016. Combined Insurance is committed to making the world of supplemental insurance easy to understand. For more information about Combined Insurance products, career opportunities or to contact a local sales agent, call 1-800-490-1322 or visit www.combinedinsurance.com.
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.
SOURCE Combined Insurance