REGINA, Jan. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Co-operators Life Insurance Company announced
today that it has raised $ 200,023 for United Way Regina. Through pledges and
various fundraising events, staff members personally donated $105,270, with an
additional $94,753 contributed by the organization.
Among the highlights of this year's campaign were a gift basket raffle and a
bingo fundraiser that raised more than $2,000. Regina-based employees'
creativity and generosity helped raise money to directly support United Way
"The generosity of our staff members and their commitment to making Regina a
better place to live for everyone never ceases to amaze me," said Kevin
Daniel, Chief Operating Officer of Co-operators Life. "We are committed to
supporting the United Way, and the scope of services provided by the agencies
it funds ensures our donations make a widespread and lasting impact in the
community in which we work and live."
Nationally, The Co-operators group of companies raised $737,549 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. With funding from local donors like The
Co-operators, United Way chapters in Canada are able to support their member
agencies that provide vital health and social services to Canadian
communities. 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.
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
Glenn Bohay The Co-operators (306) 347-6527
SOURCE: The Co-operators
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