Sun Life Financial and the Toronto Raptors team up to help children get active and plan for a brighter life

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Join Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) on December 19, 2015, as we proudly present the Sun Life Financial Money for Life Heritage Clinic to children in the Chinese community.

 WHAT: Sun Life Financial Money for Life Heritage Clinic
   
WHO
  • Jamaal Magloire, Toronto Raptors Alumnus and Basketball Development Consultant
  • Bill Ramsammy, AVP, Global Brand & Marketing, Sun Life Financial
  • Toronto Raptors Basketball Development Coaches
  • Raptors Dance Pak
 WHEN: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
   
 WHERE: Thornlea Secondary School (8075 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, ON, L3T 4N4)
   
 WHY: The Sun Life Financial Money for Life Heritage Clinics feature Toronto Raptors alumnus and former NBA all-star, Jamaal Magloire and are being conducted in four communities aligned with Raptors Heritage Nights during the 2015-2016 season. Children ranging from ages six to 14 from the Lithuanian, Chinese, Filipino and Baisakhi communities will have the opportunity to play basketball and learn valuable skills from Magloire about being active, eating healthy, respect, saving for the future and planning for a brighter life. 

About Sun Life Financial
Celebrating 150 years in 2015, Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth products and services to individuals and corporate customers. Sun Life Financial and its partners have operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of September 30, 2015, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $846 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 the ticker symbol SLF.

About MLSE
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) one of the world's premier sports and entertainment companies, owns the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Toronto Raptors (NBA), Toronto FC, Toronto Marlies (AHL), Raptors 905 (NBA D-League), and TFC II (USL).  It also owns Air Canada Centre, Maple Leaf Square, three digital channels - Leafs TV, NBA TV Canada and GOLTV Canada and has a partnership with Live Nation - the biggest concert promoter in the world. MLSE has also invested in and operates five of Toronto's sports facilities - Ricoh Coliseum, BMO Field, Kia Training Grounds at Downsview Park, home of Toronto FC's Academy and the First Team's practice facility, and the MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence, the practice facility for the Maple Leafs and Marlies.

Note to editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.

 

 

SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.

For further information:

Media Relations Contacts:
Alessandra Nigro
Manager, Corporate Communications, Sun Life Financial
416-979-4884
alessandra.nigro@sunlife.com

Akasha Di Tomasso
Coordinator, Corporate Communications, MLSE
416-815-5924
Akasha.DiTomasso@mlse.com


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