Chubb and Junior Achievement of NJ Teach Kids Finances and a Love of Reading
Forty-two Chubb employees volunteered their time and talents to help 390 students in 21 classrooms at the Lincoln School in
Newark, New Jersey, improve their financial literacy skills. As participants in Junior Achievement of New Jersey’s 2012 “JA
Day,” the Chubb employees worked in teams to teach the JANJ-produced financial education curriculum to students in Kindergarten
through the eighth grade. The teams led hands-on games and activities that are designed to impart lessons about business,
economics and life skills, while instilling the children's confidence and driving home the economic value of a diploma.
This was Chubb's fourth consecutive year delivering the JA Day program at the Lincoln School, where Junior Achievement remains
involved year-round. Chubb and its employees to commit to three or four events at the school each year, including accompanying
students in the upper grades as teachers during field trips to JA's Mobile Finance Park in Newark for intensive hands-on instruction
in personal money management and finance. Chubb also takes part in the annual JA Bowlathon fund raiser. In 2011 and 2012,
proceeds from Chubb's annual Hendon Chubb Golf Classic (a 77-year-old tournament open to all employees and retirees) went
Chubb has also partnered with JANJ to provide books to Lincoln School students in time for “Read Across America” Dr. Seuss
Day. In both 2011 and 2012, employee donations allowed 455 students to receive their own personal copies of a Dr. Seuss book
appropriate for their grade, and employees volunteered to read to the children. On a single day in mid-July in 2012, 34 summer
interns and 12 actuarial, accounting and finance trainees from Warren, Whitehouse and Branchburg collectively logged 25 volunteer
hours organizing, cataloging and assembling 5,000 donated books into the Lincoln School's first-ever centralized lending library.
Chubb's Dino E. Robusto, president of personal lines and Claims, serves on Junior Achievement's New Jersey State Board. He
has brought together the team that keeps Chubb connected to JA and the Lincoln School.