MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2013) - Pacific Specialty Insurance Company and its employees are helping the victims of the Rim fire. The insurer made a cash contribution to the Yosemite National Park chapter of the American Red Cross. Its employees in Menlo Park and Anaheim donated clothing, blankets, toys, and other useful items the Red Cross will distribute to people whose homes were damaged or destroyed.

"As a California-based company with a strong commitment to the community, we believe it's important to do our part when a catastrophe strikes," said Brian S. Cohen, Pacific Specialty's president and CEO. "Our employees have really come through."

The company is headquartered in Menlo Park and has an operations center in Anaheim.

Pacific Specialty offers a wide range of products through independent insurance brokers, who give customers personal counseling and a choice of competitive carriers. Admitted in all states, it is rated A (Excellent) for financial strength by A.M. Best Co. More information is available at

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