The Travelers Companies Inc. announced that the 2017Travelers Championship generated more than $1.6 million forcharity. The tournament provides 100% of its net proceeds tononprofits throughout New England and will help support more than160 organizations this year, including the primary beneficiary,TheHole in the Wall Gang Camp. Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, TheHole in the Wall Gang Camp provides a camp experience for childrenfacing serious illnesses.

The tournament will also be making a donation to the Jay S.Fishman Fund at the Bruce Edwards Foundation for ALS Research. Thefund was established in memory of Jay Fishman, the former chairmanand CEO of Travelers.

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Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at [email protected].