REGINA, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Co-operators Life Insurance Company and
its employees raised a total of $183,900 during the 2013 United Way
campaign to support the vital health and social services provided by
United Way member agencies in Regina.
As part of the staff-led campaign, employees made donations at
fundraising events such as casual days, raffles and United Way
education sessions and through payroll deductions, raising $98,928. The
Co-operators made a corporate contribution of $84,975.
"Being able to raise funds and contribute directly to the United Way in
support of local member agencies who provide vital community services
in Regina always brings out the greatest creativity and generosity in
our staff," said Kevin Daniel, Chief Operating Officer of Co-operators
Life. "We are able to see the difference our donations make every day
in the community and we feel great knowing we are helping make a
Nationally, The Co-operators group of companies raised $686,288 for the
United Way. A series of local staff-led campaign were conducted in
offices throughout the country, with both individual donations and
corporate contributions directed to local United Way chapters.
The United Way is the largest non-government funder of social services
and the voluntary sector in Canada. Based on local needs and
challenges, the United Way provides much-needed funding to its member
agencies, helping to improve the quality of life for all Canadians.
With funding from local donors like The Co-operators, United Way
chapters in Canada are able to improve lives and build community by
engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.
About The Co-operators:
Co-operators Life Insurance Company, with its head office in Regina, is
a part of The Co-operators - a group of Canadian companies offering
home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well
as investment products. The Co-operators Group Limited is a
Canadian-owned co-operative with more than $36 billion in assets under
administration. The Co-operators is well known for its community
involvement and its commitment to sustainability. The Co-operators is
listed among the 50 Best Employers in Canada and Corporate Knights'
Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. For more information visit www.cooperators.ca.
SOURCE: The Co-operators
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