ACE Employee Volunteers Join Students and Philadelphia Police Officers at St. Benedict PAL Center for Special Holiday Celebration

Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:37pm EST

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ACE Employee Volunteers Join Students and Philadelphia Police Officers at St. Benedict PAL Center for Special Holiday Celebration

ACE Employees Help Kids Celebrate the Holiday Season with Gifts and Arts & Crafts Activities

The ACE Group (NYSE: ACE):

 

What:

Volunteers join together with the kids at the PAL Center to serve refreshments, work on arts and crafts projects, distribute gifts donated and wrapped by ACE employees from Philadelphia, and join in the holiday festivities.
 

Who:

ACE employee volunteers join kids, staff and Philadelphia police officers from the St. Benedict PAL Center in West Oak Lane. Joining in the fun will be PAL Board of Directors Chairman, Sylvia Nisenbaum; St. Benedict PAL Center Director, Officer Kraig Henry; and a special appearance by Santa!
 

Where:

The St. Benedict PAL Center
6300 Garnet Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19126
 

When:

Monday, December 10, 2012, from 4:15-6:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

 

Why:

ACE is a strong supporter of employee volunteerism and giving back to those communities where its employees live and work. Since 2001, the ACE Charitable Foundation’s relationship with PAL has included supporting its Adopt-A-Center initiative with the help of ACE employee volunteers. In addition to hosting the holiday party for Police Memorial, St. Benedict and Locke/Millcreek PAL Centers, support from the ACE Charitable Foundation allows the Centers to continue to expand their after-school curriculum, maintain existing general operations, and carry on their mission of “Cops Helping Kids.” The Centers provide free after-school programs to kids between the ages of 6-18, many of whom are economically disadvantaged.

 

The ACE Charitable Foundation, part of the ACE Group, assists less fortunate individuals and communities around the world in achieving and sustaining healthy lives. Through a combination of Foundation grants and employee volunteer initiatives, ACE focuses its support in the areas of education, the environment, and poverty and health. The ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 53 countries, ACE provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident supplemental health insurance, reinsurance, and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of the ACE Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Additional information can be found at: www.acegroup.com.

ACE North America Communications
Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744
carla.ferrara@acegroup.com