A donation of $25,000 from Sun Life Financial to the Canadian Red Cross,
Quebec Division, will go to help disaster victims throughout the
MONTREAL, May 30, 2011 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial has made a donation of
$25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross, Quebec Division, to help residents
who have been forced to leave their homes due to the severe flooding
that has ravaged Quebec, particularly the Montérégie region.
The floods have had a huge impact on clients, employees and advisors of
Sun Life Financial living in the affected areas. "I wish to express our
sympathy to the victims in flood-ravaged areas of Quebec," said
Isabelle Hudon, President, Sun Life Financial, Quebec. "During these
difficult times, our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected
by this disaster."
Sun Life Financial, in cooperation with the Canadian Red Cross, Quebec
Division, is providing financial assistance to aid the victims of the
flooding. The company's donation will be used to meet the critical
needs of affected residents in terms of disaster recovery. These needs
can include housing, food, basic repairs to a principal residence,
children's needs and personal services.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services
organization providing a diverse range of wealth accumulation and
protection products and services to individuals and corporate
customers. Chartered in 1865, Sun Life Financial and its partners today
have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the United
States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan,
Indonesia, India, China and Bermuda. As of March 31, 2011, the Sun Life
Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $469
billion. For more information, please visit www.sunlife.com.
Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and
Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under ticker symbol "SLF."
Note to editors: All amounts are in Canadian dollars.
SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.
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