Travelers Community Relations Electronic Press Kit
Here you’ll find the most up-to-date information, including partnerships, programs and community-related news. For more than 150 years, Travelers has been committed to the communities where we do business, collaborating with community-based nonprofit organizations related to education, community development and the arts to increase quality of life for underrepresented populations.
HARTFORD, Conn., April 27, 2011 — The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today hosted the first joint graduation for its signature education program, Travelers EDGE (Empowering Dreams for Graduation and Employment), in partnership with the University of Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University and Capital Community College. The program creates a pipeline for underrepresented students to develop the skills necessary for success in college and ultimately the workplace. Travelers recruited, mentored and provided financial assistance for the 25 students who graduated today.
New Britain, CT, December 2, 2010 — Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) today announced a new education partnership with The Travelers Companies, Inc. Through the Travelers EDGE (Empowering Dreams for Graduation and Employment) program, CCSU will receive a $130,000 grant that will benefit underrepresented students in Greater Hartford who are interested in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industries. Program resources will be used to mentor undergraduates as well as increase awareness of future career opportunities.
NEW YORK, March 17, 2010 — The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced a $500,000 grant to support The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, a nonprofit, residential summer camp and year-round center serving children suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses. The grant will expand the Camp’s hospital outreach program, bringing the activities of the Camp to children in hospitals from New York to Boston.