Chubb Charity Challenge

Bringing together agents and clients from around North America to drive, chip, and putt for causes they care about.

Announcing the 2019 Results

We had something happen in 2019 that’s never happened before in the 20 years of the Challenge. A tie. Congratulations to the Lloyd Sadd team out of Calgary and the IMA Select team from Kansas City for both coming in first place. They each won $50,000 for their charity of choice. From the nearly $1 million in total funds raised this year, the rest of the finalist 45 teams scored as follows:

Rank
Agency
Charity
Total Raised
1
Lloyd Sadd (Calgary)
Little Warriors
$50,000
1
IMA Select (Kansas City)
Hillcrest Ministries of MidAmerica
$50,000
3
DiBuduo & DeFendis Insurance Brokers (San Ramon)
Congregation of the Sisters of Nazareth
$40,000
4
Borrelli Partners Insurance Agency (White Plains/Albany)
Soul Ryeders
$35,000
5
IMA (Denver)
Homes for Our Troops
$30,000
6
HUB International Northwest + Brown & Riding (Seattle)
Childhaven
$25,000
7
Associated Benefits & Risk Consulting (Minneapolis)
Vail Place
$23,000
8
Assurance (Schaumburg)
ACT
$20,000
9
R&R Insurance (Milwaukee)
Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
$18,000
10
Arthur J. Gallagher (Charlotte)
Dream on 3
$16,000
11
PDCM (Des Moines)
Exceptional Persons Foundation
$12,000
12
The Crichton Group (Nashville)
Cumberland Heights
$12,000
13
J.W. Terrill, a Marsh & McLennan Agency (St. Louis)
The Arc of the Ozarks
$11,000
14
Arthur J. Gallagher (Home Office)
American Cancer Society
$11,000
15
Catto & Catto (Austin)
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio
$10,000
16
Arthur J. Gallagher (Dallas)
Humane Society of North Texas
$10,000
17
Novak Insurance Agency (Cleveland)
Jewish Federation of Cleveland
$9,500
18
Murray Securus (Philadelphia)
VisionCorps
$9,500
19
Hylant Group (Indianapolis)
Wabash Center
$9,500
20
USI (Los Angeles)
American Heart Association
$9,000
21
Tick and Co. (Uniondale)
MLT Foundation
$9,000
22
Insurance Management Company (Pittsburgh)
Children's Home of Bradford, PA
$9,000
23
Brown & Brown of Florida (Tampa)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay
$9,000
24
The Hilb Group (Boston)
Dave's Fresh Marketplace Charitable Fund
$8,500
25
The Insurance Exchange (Washington DC)
St. John's Community Services
$8,500
26
NFP (Chicago)
Compass to Care
$8,500
27
J.T. Insurance (Vancouver)
Endocrine Research Foundation
$7,000
28
Marsh (San Francisco)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
$7,000
29
Aon (Richmond)
Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center
$6,000
30
Lawley (Rochester)
Buffalo City Mission
$6,000
31
Dean & Draper (Houston)
Camp Hope
$5,500
32
LSG Insurance Partners (Detroit)
Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS)
$5,500
33
The Clements Agency (Phoenix)
San Miguel High School
$5,500
34
Willis Towers Watson (New York City)
Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York
$5,500
35
Roehr Insurance Agency (Cincinatti)
International Rett Syndrome Foundation
$5,500
36
Brown & Brown Northwest (Portland)
New Avenues for Youth
$5,500
37
USI (New Jersey)
Eva's Village
$5,500
38
Dillingham Insurance (Tulsa)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
$5,000
39
Mathison Insurance Partners (Birmingham)
Sunnybrook Children's Home
$5,000
40
Purves Redmond (Toronto)
Ronald McDonald House
$5,000
41
J. Smith Lanier, a Marsh & McLennan Agency (Atlanta)
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
$5,000
42
Maury Donnelly & Parr (Baltimore)
Maury Donnelly & Parr (Baltimore)
$5,000
43
Rhodes & Williams (Montreal)
Cystic Fibrosis Canada
$5,000
44
Alliant Insurance Services (Newport Beach)
Project Concern International
$5,000
45
Abercrombie, Burns, McKiernan & Company Insurance (New Haven)
Darien YMCA
$5,000

Golfing for good

The Chubb Charity Challenge unites our partners, clients, and colleagues in support of their local communities by teaming up with those in need. Harnessing a friendly spirit of competition, Chubb is proud and honored to help our participating teams give back to their charities of choice through the game of golf.

Supporting local communities

Each year, our teams raise significant money for their charities of choice. See how these funds are impacting communities.

Why we play

Our teams are deeply committed to the charities they play for, putting their hearts into every stroke and bringing a deep sense of pride to each tournament.

Teeing up across North America

More than 6,000 charities across the United States and Canada have received donations through agent, broker, and client participation in Chubb Charity Challenge. From food assistance to research funding, these efforts have made an astounding difference in the lives of so many families.

2019 charity donations:

Watch how this amount increases as local tournaments take place this spring and summer.
To learn more about tournaments in your area, explore the map below.

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The tradition

In 1996, Chubb’s Murray Hill office hosted its first charity golf tournament at Meteconk Golf Club. Local New Jersey charities received $25,000 in donations from the event. In 1999, Chubb’s Northern Zone expanded the concept to 10 branches, and in 2000, the Chubb Charity Challenge was officially born. Now, nearly every one of our 48 branches across North America hosts its own local tournament, with players competing to advance to the national event. Teams have raised nearly $15 million for local charities since the tradition began.

The competition

Our business partners and clients join with our local staff in locations around North America to enjoy a day on the course dedicated to fun and philanthropy. At least five foursomes compete in a local event, each choosing a charity to play for. The winner earns a trip to the finals and the opportunity to play for a $50,000 donation to their selected charity.

FAQs

How the challenge works and more.

Our teams’ charities

Supported by Marsh
Atlanta
Supported by Watkins Insurance Group
Austin
Supported by Wetzel & Lanzi
Baltimore
Supported by Cobbs Allen
Birmingham
Supported by Telamon Insurance & FInancial Network
Boston
Supported by Jones Brown from Calgary
Calgary
Supported by Marsh & McLennan Agency
Charlotte
Supported by Mesirow Insurance
Chicago
Supported by AssuredPartners
Cincinnati
Supported by Novak Insurance Agency, Inc.
Cleveland
Supported by McGriff, Seibels & Williams Inc.
Dallas
Supported by CCIG
Denver
Supported by Arthur J. Gallagher
Des Moines
Supported by LSG Insurance Partners
Detroit
Supported by Aon
Home Office
Supported by Dean & Draper
Houston
Supported by Gregory & Appel Insurance
Indianapolis
Supported by IMA Select
Kansas City
Supported by Lockton
Los Angeles
Supported by M3 Insurance
Milwaukee
Supported by Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting
Minneapolis
Supported by Hub International Quebec Limited
Montreal
Supported by Crichton Group
Nashville
Supported by Lockton
New Haven
Supported by Wharton / Lyon & Lyon
New Jersey
Supported by HUB International Northeast
New York City
Supported by Marsh & McLennan
Newport
Supported by Conner Strong & Buckelew Companies, LLC
Philadelphia
Supported by The Clements Agency, LLC
Phoenix
Kelsey’s Christmas
Supported by Aon
Pittsburgh
Supported by Brown & Brown NW
Portland
Supported by Marsh McLennan, Rutherfoord
Richmond
Margaret Rose Weber
Supported by M&T Insurance Agency
Rochester
Supported by ISU Insurance Services
San Francisco
Supported by Edgewood Partners Insurance Center
San Ramon
Supported by Assurance Agency
Schaumburg
Supported by Parker Smith & Feek
Seattle
Supported by Insurance Source Inc.
St. Louis
Supported by McGriff Insurance Services
Tampa
Supported by Jones Brown Inc.
Toronto
Supported by Rich & Cartmill, Inc.
Tulsa
Supported by Arthur J. Gallagher
Uniondale
Supported by Peak & Richmond Ltd.
Vancouver
Supported by Howard Insurance Agency, Inc.
Washington DC
Supported by JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.
White Plains

Teeing up for charity

More of our business partners and clients share why the Chubb Charity Challenge matters to them and their communities. Read their personal expressions in these moving blog posts.

Congratulations to the 2018 winners!

More than 360 teams participated in our 2018 challenge, raising $914,050 for their charities of choice. Colleagues and clients enjoyed the competition, camaraderie, and the chance to golf for a good cause.

2018 Total Charitable Contributions

$914,050

Giving back in 2018

JLT Specialty Insurance, playing for Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth, won the $50,000 grand prize. Congratulations to them and our Albany/White Plains branch. The top 5 rounded out as such: Lockton (Los Angeles branch) won $45,000 for Friendship Foundation; HUB International Northeast (New York branch) won $40,000 for Environmental Defense Fund; Rampart Insurance (Uniondale branch) playing for Childrens Medical Center won $35,000; and IMA Select (Kansas City branch) won $30,000 for Hillcrest Ministries of Mid America.

Rank
Agency
Charity
Total Raised
1
JLT Specialty Insurance
Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth
$50,000
2
Lockton
Friendship Foundation
$45,000
3
HUB International Northeast
Environmental Defense Fund
$40,000
4
Rampart Insurance
Cohen Childrens Medical Center
$35,000
5
IMA Select
Hillcrest Ministries of Mid America
$30,000
6
Watkins Insurance Group
Helping Hand Home for Children
$25,000
7
Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting
Interfaith Outreach
$23,000
8
Lockton
Make-A-Wish Connecticut
$20,000
9
CCIG
Special Olympics of Colorado
$18,000
10
Brown & Brown Northwest
Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metro Area
$17,000

Frequently asked questions

From how it works to who competes, get the details on the Chubb Charity Challenge.

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What is the Chubb Charity Challenge?

The Chubb Charity Challenge is an annual golf tournament, now in its 20th year, aimed at raising funds for local charities across North America. Agents, brokers, and clients form teams and play in local tournaments organized by Chubb’s nearby branch offices. Each team plays on behalf of a local charity of their choosing. The winning team in each regional tournament is invited to play in the finals tournament during the fall for a chance to win up to $50,000 in donations for their chosen charity.
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Who participates in the Chubb Charity Challenge?

Chubb invites insurance agents, brokers, and clients to form teams with up to four players. Tournaments take place in cities across North America from May through September.

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How does the tournament work?

To hold a tournament, local branches must have at least five teams participating. Each team picks a charity or organization that they play for in the tournament. The winnings go to the designated charities, based on each team’s ranking in the event leaderboard. A portion of the local entry fees fund the prize pool for the finals tournament.

The winning team in each regional tournament is invited to play in the finals tournament in September, for a chance to win from $5,000 to $50,000 in additional donations for their charity. The 2019 Chubb Charity Challenge finals will take place on September 22–24, at The American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin.
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Do all the charities represented in the tournament — both regional and national — receive a donation?

All charities in the finals tournament receive a donation. For the local tournaments, it’s up to the discretion of the branch. In 2018, participating teams raised more than $900,000 for charities across North America.

Between 2000 and 2018, more than 5,200 teams participated in the Chubb Charity Challenge, raising nearly $16 million for selected charities.
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Why does Chubb sponsor this annual event?

Chubb is committed to supporting the local communities where we work. The tournament was designed to provide a fun, competitive activity to bring together agents, brokers, and clients to thank them for their relationship with us. The money donated through the tournament helps local charities expand their impact in their communities. We are proud to be involved in giving back to the organizations that make a difference in the lives of our agents, brokers and clients, as well as their communities.

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