|[August 19, 2014]
OdysseyRe Foundation Supports Education in Haiti with Grant to Intercession Group
STAMFORD, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
The OdysseyRe Foundation today announced a grant in the amount of
$100,000 to Intercession Group, a community outreach organization
committed to alleviating poverty and improving education in Haiti. This
grant is intended to create new facilities, including the construction
of a school and the development of sustainable agricultural programs.
"Silveus Insurance Group undertook courageous relief efforts in the
aftermath of the 2010 Haitian Earthquake and further demonstrated its
commitment to ease suffering among the victims of this terrible disaster
by establishing Intercession Haiti," said Bran Young, CEO of OdysseyRe.
"We proudly support Intercession Haiti and we applaud Silveus' efforts
to improve the quality of life of those trapped in the vicious cycle of
Dan Gasser, president of Hudson Crop, a business unit of OdysseyRe,
added, "Supporting this initiative is consistent with Hudson's concept
of service. It is more than just being responsive to clients and
producers business needs - it is also about how we serve each other and
the communities in which we work."
About OdysseyRe Foundation
The OdysseyRe Foundation was formed in 2007 by Odyssey Re Holdings Corp.
to provide funding to charitable organizations active in communities in
which OdysseyRe employees live and work, as well as to charitable
organizations dedicated to worldwide disaster relief efforts. For more
information, please visit www.odysseyre.com.
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