Union Settlement Receives $15,000 Donation from Crum & Forster Press Release

Union Settlement Receives $15,000 Donation from Crum & Forster in Support of Early Childhood Development and Educational Programs

East Harlem, NY – Union Settlement (www.unionsettlement.org), East Harlem’s oldest and largest social service provider, today announced it received a charitable donation of $15,000 from Crum & Forster, a leading provider of property & casualty, accident & health and specialty insurance solutions, in support of Union Settlement’s early childhood development and education programs as well as other growth initiatives.

Crum & Forster is supporting selected non-for-profit organizations in celebration of its 200th year Anniversary and identified Union Settlement for its unwavering commitment and dedication to serving the communities, families and residents of East Harlem. The unrestricted donation will be used to support early childhood education and childcare, a cornerstone of Union Settlement’s essential services to support East Harlem families and children.

“We are grateful to receive a generous and unrestricted contribution from Crum & Forster to grow Union Settlement’s critical early childhood education programs,” said Derrick Boone, Interim Chief Executive Officer at Union Settlement. “Support from partners like Crum & Forster is essential for Union Settlement to support working families and children in accessing greater opportunities for success and growth.”

“Crum & Forster is proud to help create positive change for East Harlem through this donation to Union Settlement. From pre-natal care to early childhood education and senior services, Union Settlement has consistently delivered exceptional care and support for East Harlem and its residents for decades,” said Ranjini Pillay, senior vice president of Crum & Forster’s Credit Division. “Union Settlement has become an advocate for many families and individuals: immigrants, minorities and the underserved, offering a chance of a better life for their family and loved ones.”

About Union Settlement

Union Settlement is an on-the-ground resource for East Harlem residents of all ages, and a passionate advocate for the needs of underserved communities. Established in 1895, Union Settlement is an anchor institution providing dozens of programs, across two dozen sites, reaching more than 10,000 East Harlem residents every year. Visit www.unionsettlement.org.to learn more about our services spanning early childhood education, afterschool and summer youth programs, college preparation, job readiness, adult education, mental health counseling, economic development, senior centers, Meals on Wheels and more.

About Crum & Forster

Crum & Forster (www.cfins.com) is a leading national property, casualty, accident & health insurer, wholly owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (www.fairfax.ca), providing specialty insurance products through its admitted and surplus lines insurance companies.

Founded in 1822, C&F is one of the oldest U.S. insurance companies with $3.7 billion in gross written premium in 2021, doing business through a network of independent agents, brokers and wholesalers. C&F is rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best (2022). The C&F logo, C&F and Crum & Forster are registered trademarks of United States Fire Insurance Company. To learn more, follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and Instagram.