QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - SSQ Insurance demonstrates its solidarity and social commitment through its annual fundraising campaign and its partnership with the SSQ Quebec City Marathon. Over the last 13 years, the company has donated more than $ 1 million to regional causes.
At this year's event, SSQ Insurance chose to support the Œuvres Jean Lafrance, an organization whose mission is to assist and support underprivileged boys, with an $81,662 donation. In addition to the amounts collected from providers and partners, SSQ Insurance gave $2 for every kilometre ran or walked by its employees and their family members. An extra $5 was donated for each SSQ Health 5K registration and all participants could also make donations on their own.
"For SSQ Insurance, communities make us want to be socially committed. We are proud of the important contribution we've been able to make to the community over the last 13 years. What's more, we are happy to announce that we recently renewed our association as title sponsor of the SSQ Quebec City Marathon for the next five years," said Jean-François Chalifoux, Chief Executive Officer of SSQ Insurance.
About SSQ Insurance
Founded in 1944, SSQ Insurance is a mutualist company that puts community at the heart of insurance. With assets under management of $12 billion, SSQ Insurance is one of the largest companies in the industry. Working for a community of over three million customers, SSQ Insurance employs over 2,000 people. Leader in group insurance, the company also sets itself apart through its expertise in individual life and health insurance, general insurance and the investment sector. For more information, please visit ssq.ca.
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For further information: Danielle Rioux, SSQ Insurance, 1-866-332-3806, [email protected]