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[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 poverty."


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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