RISKWORLD Community Service Project to Bring Hope and Aid to Homeless Families in San Francisco
NEW YORK (March 31, 2022) — Risk professionals from around the world will participate in the 14th annual RIMS Community Service Project, an initiative that provides RISKWORLD™ attendees with the opportunity to give back to the local community. Sponsored by ESIS (a Chubb business unit), this year’s project invites attendees to assemble hygiene kits and snack packs for homeless families in San Francisco via the Hamilton Families charity organization.
Hamilton Families is a non-profit organization that has worked to end family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 30 years. Each year, more than 800 families rely on Hamilton Families for shelter, temporary, and permanent housing. Due to the organization’s tireless efforts, over 200 families receive permanent homes each year.
RISKWORLD attendees can participate on Monday, April 11 and Tuesday, April 12 on-site at the Moscone Center. A designated Hamilton Families station will be setup outside of the entrance to the RIMS Marketplace. Those who would like to donate financially, can do so here: https://givebutter.com/risk-world-2022
“Hamilton Families is proud to provide opportunities to families in our community who are struggling to survive and who do not have a place to call their home,” said Kyriell Noon, Chief Executive Officer at Hamilton Families. “We are so grateful to RIMS and the risk management community that is coming to San Francisco for RISKWORLD for taking time out of their conference to recognize this dire problem and show support for our mission of ending family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area.”
“RISKWORLD attendees lean heavily on our host city’s dining, hospitality and even transportation amenities and it is important that RIMS support the community that plays such an important role in shaping our attendees’ conference experience,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth. “On behalf of risk professionals far-and-wide, I want to thank Hamilton Families for this opportunity to support such a noble cause and commend them for the wonderful work they do helping those in need.”
In 2007, RIMS was one of the first entities to host a large convention in post-Katrina New Orleans. RIMS first Community Service Day was initiated during that conference to support local families and rebuild infrastructure devastated by the natural disaster.
Those interested in getting more involved after RISKWORLD, Hamilton Families has many opportunities including: in-person teaching or tutoring, providing virtual e-mentoring, creating diaper bag and school supply kits, knitting children’s clothes, purchasing items from the Hamilton Families’ online store and more. Visit www.hamiltonfamilies.org/volunteer for more information.
Launched in 1963, RIMS annual conference, now RISKWORLD, has routinely attracted some 10,000 risk and insurance professionals at all experience levels, business executives with risk management interests, brokers, insurers and service providers for the ultimate educational and networking experience. In past years, the four-day event has offered more than 160 educational sessions, keynote presentations, special events and an expansive Marketplace Exhibit Hall with nearly 400 exhibitors. To learn more about RISKWORLD or to register, visit www.RIMS.org/RISKWORLD.
RIMS, the risk management society®, is a global professional association committed to advancing the practice of risk management throughout the world. We bring networking, professional development, certification, and education opportunities to our membership of 10,000 risk management professionals in over 60 countries. Founded in 1950, the Society represents more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. To access RIMS Risk Knowledge resource library and for additional information about the Society, visit www.RIMS.org.
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