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Meeting the Moment

 

Life insurance companies deliver for policyholders, and our communities. Our long-term investments provide businesses big and small with the financial certainty they need to open their doors, create new jobs and build the economy. Industry leaders are going above and beyond supporting government officials by listening to needs, organizing action, and showing compassion.

We are #MeetingTheMoment.

 

 

Learn more about how ACLI members are #MeetingTheMoment.

RHODE ISLAND
Rhode Island benefits from investments by the life insurance industry. #DYK life insurers provided more than $35 million in apartment & housing mortgage loans and invested more than $9 million in the Ocean State’s education system. #MeetingTheMoment

INDIANA
Indiana relies on investments from the life insurance industry for its education, agriculture, housing, and industrial sectors. #DYK life insurers provided the Hoosier State with $100 million in mortgage loans for industrial properties. #MeetingTheMoment

ACROSS AMERICA
To keep our long-term promises to the 90 million American families who rely on our products, life insurers invest in stable, long-duration assets. These investments support initiatives by private industry & governments from coast-to-coast. #MeetingTheMoment

IOWA
Iowa’s economy is bolstered by the life insurance industry. Long-term investments by life insurers to deliver guarantees to policyholders provide millions of $ in mortgage loans to support Iowa’s agriculture, housing & retail sectors. #MeetingTheMoment

ACROSS AMERICA
Economic activity and job creation is fueled by long-term capital from life insurers. The $6.3 trillion that life insurers have invested in the U.S.—in towns, cities, suburbs & rural communities—empowers American commerce & ingenuity. #MeetingTheMoment

OREGON
Meaningful investments by life insurers today are helping to educate our nation’s leaders of tomorrow. The life insurance industry has invested nearly $800M in bonds supporting education throughout Oregon. #MeetingTheMoment

MICHIGAN
Investments by the life insurance industry enable stronger futures for all generations. Life insurers have invested over $900 million in bonds for education in Michigan. Within the last 10 years the life insurance industry invested nearly $126 million in the Detroit school district alone. #MeetingTheMoment

OHIO
The life insurance industry’s long-term investments provide strength & certainty to the Ohio economy. Life insurers invested $558 million in retail & industrial mortgages in Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton & throughout the Buckeye State. #MeetingTheMoment


ACROSS AMERICA
From coast-to-coast & every state in between, life insurers reinforce our communities with investment capital. These linchpin investments are especially crucial this year as the nation begins to recover from the devastating #COVID19-related economic downturn. #MeetingTheMoment

CARES ACT
Millions of families need financial relief, as they work to recover from the loss of hours, jobs & income due to #COVID19. The CARES Act expands access to retirement funds, which can provide a critical lifeline to those struggling to make ends meet. Life insurers are helping families understand how this relief can help. https://bit.ly/2VogWmC #MeetingTheMoment

GRACE PERIOD
At a time when #COVID19 is creating financial hardship for so many families, life insurers are extending grace periods to give policyholders who need it more time to pay their premiums. Life insurers are working with state officials who have declared a state of emergency so policyholders can make payments later and keep coverage now. https://bit.ly/34V5xPp #MeetingTheMoment

AFLAC
Aflac contributed $2 million for the Global Center for Medical Innovation, which uses 3D printing to help support medical device shortages, including ventilators and protective masks. It also contributed $3 million for Direct Relief, which provides personal protective equipment and essential medical items to health workers responding to #COVID19. It also addressed its employees’ #COVID19 concerns by increasing capacity for telecommuting, adding additional paid leave for affected employees, and waiving copays for employees and dependents. https://bit.ly/3bdoSOe #MeetingTheMoment

AIG
To assist #COVID19 relief efforts across the globe, AIG is making an inaugural $5 million contribution to its foundation. Earlier, it donated personal protective equipment to health workers and food to homeless shelters & soup kitchens. https://bit.ly/35B2BYs #MeetingTheMoment

ALLIANZ LIFE
As needs rise during the #COVID19 pandemic, life insurers are there to provide support. @Allianzlife donated $150K to Twin Cities-area food shelves & made a $20K emergency grant to support Metro Meals on Wheels. It also supports its employees in many ways incl. by adjusting its leave policies and providing matching funds for causes employees choose. https://bit.ly/34shEmT #MeetingTheMoment

AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL
Together with RiverSource Insurance, Ameriprise Financial is allocating an additional $100,000 in #COVID19 relief to Feeding America and $25,000 to Global FoodBanking Network, building on its longstanding commitment to helping end hunger. In addition, the company is accelerating its corporate donation schedule, making $2.5 million available immediately to nonprofits to help them cover cash flow and general operating expenses during this time of increased economic pressure. The firm also recently launched a new ad that addresses the current environment and reminds consumers to stay focused on the future during unpredictable times. https://bit.ly/2Sj2FqE #MeetingTheMoment

AMERITAS
Vulnerable populations are particularly at risk in times of crisis. Life insurer @Ameritas is a strategic partner for the @linc_comm_fdn #COVID19 Response Fund which serves as a bridge to raise funds and connect nonprofits with grants. https://bit.ly/3aiWzO1 #MeetingTheMoment

ASSURITY
Life insurers help people through difficult times. @Assurity is donating $30,000 to the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools #COVID19 Crisis Response Fund & more than 2,000 masks and respirators to local health facilities. https://bit.ly/2RbbdiN #MeetingTheMoment

BOSTON MUTUAL LIFE
As the impacts of #COVID19 evolve, Boston Mutual Life remains committed to providing peace of mind and acting in the best interests of its employees and those it serves. Its initiatives include an employee-led effort to make masks for organizations in need, supporting local businesses, and a donation to the #MACovid19Relief Fund to extend assistance to communities in this time of need. https://bit.ly/2RYkvyY #MeetingTheMoment

BRIGHTHOUSE FINANCIAL
When our communities are in need, life insurers provide assistance. @BrighthouseFin will donate $500,000 to local food banks and other organizations to support those affected by #COVID19. https://bit.ly/2UBzvVf #MeetingTheMoment

CHUBB
Chubb will purchase $1M in gift cards from small business clients, which will be donated to healthcare workers & first responders on the front lines of the #COVID19 pandemic. The Chubb Charitable Foundation committed $10M globally for those providing emergency services & for financially vulnerable members of communities impacted by #COVID19. Chubb also pledged it would not conduct any layoffs of Chubb employees while in the midst of the #COVID19 pandemic. https://bit.ly/3eqnUQP #MeetingTheMoment

EQUITABLE
Equitable is supporting educators and food banks in this time of crisis. Equitable Foundation is committing $1 million to various COVID-19 relief programs including numerous food banks as well as the new Keep Kids Learning program which enables teachers to help facilitate remote learning. https://bit.ly/2y0wgOk #MeetingTheMoment

EQUITRUST
To help small, minority-owned businesses, EquiTrust Life Insurance Co. will provide $100 million in capital to fund loans through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program. https://on.wsj.com/2TgRNds #MeetingTheMoment

FARM BUREAU INSURANCE OF MICHIGAN
@mifarmbureauins partnered with the Agent Charitable Fund & @michfarmbureau to provide 1 million meals to MI families during the #COVID-19 pandemic. All donations were matched up to $50,000. https://bit.ly/34539VT #MeetingTheMoment

GLOBAL ATLANTIC
Global Atlantic is supporting our communities in the fight against food insecurity related to the #COVID19 pandemic, including the Food Bank of NYC, Project Bread in Boston, and the Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry Network. Global Atlantic employees will allocate an additional $400,000 in company gifts to support those needing a safe place in these times, such as local homeless shelters and domestic violence organizations. In all, it has set aside $1 million to support its communities this year, through direct contributions & its employee matching gift program. To support its employees, it is offering an additional two weeks paid time off to help them manage the burdens & challenges of the current environment. In addition, employees at most levels of the company received a $100 stipend to help support the need to work at home. https://bit.ly/2VVQp1r #MeetingTheMoment

GUARDIAN LIFE
In times of crisis, life insurers provide essential support. Guardian Life extended access to its WorkLifeMatters employee assistance program to serve nearly 90,000 small business owners and their 2.3 million employees. It also launched the Small Business Covid-19 Action Center to help its customers navigate the ongoing health crisis. And it committed $500K to help Americans impacted by #COVID19, including $250K to Feeding America to help address food insecurity. https://bit.ly/3arqKBN #MeetingTheMoment

JOHN HANCOCK
When the communities we serve need help, life insurers are ready to respond. @johnhancock is supporting the @CityofBoston & the #BostonResiliencyFund during the  #COVID19 outbreak. https://bit.ly/2JfrA9A #MeetingTheMoment

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Life insurers support communities in need. @KofC is committing $1M for food banks nationwide. @KofC also is supporting U.S. Catholic dioceses with $100 million in low-interest financing to help them weather the #COVID19 economic impact. https://bit.ly/2UDkC4A #MeetingTheMoment

LINCOLN FINANCIAL
As demand rises during the #COVID19 pandemic, life insurers are helping meet the need for healthy food and meals. @lincoln-financial-group donated $1 million to local food providers to support their community. https://bit.ly/2UFZeui #MeetingTheMoment

MASSMUTUAL
MassMutual launched HealthBridge to offer $3 billion in free term life insurance coverage to eligible frontline healthcare workers battling #COVID19, first in MA & CT, then expanded nationwide. It donated $1.5 million in support for #COVID19 response funds in MA & donated masks & protection equipment to first responders and hospitals. Also, the MassMutual Foundation committed grants to 34 nonprofits across the nation. https://bit.ly/3geGkE6 #MeetingTheMoment

METLIFE
@MetLife is offering free housing at the InterContinental Times Square hotel in New York City for nurses, doctors and other medical workers. @MetLife Foundation is pledging $25 million to the global response to #COVID19. Grants will support communities impacted by the pandemic in all regions where MetLife operates, and will address both short- and longer-term relief efforts. https://bit.ly/2K1gGEV #MeetingTheMoment

MODERN WOODMEN OF AMERICA
When our communities are in need, life insurers provide vital support. To help meet immediate needs in member communities impacted by #COVID19, @ModernWoodmen introduced a relief program giving its chapters & youth service clubs access to up to $2.5M for direct monetary donations to local organizations. https://bit.ly/2Rj32AK #MeetingTheMoment

MUTUAL OF OMAHA
Mutual of Omaha has donated more than $576,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts and partnered with the Omaha Community Foundation to establish a COVID-19 Response Fund. In addition, the Mutual of Omaha Foundation expedited its grant donation cycle, making $1.34 million immediately available for Omaha-area nonprofit organizations to respond to their most prevalent needs. For our customers, we’re closely following state-by-state guidance and working to ensure we’re making payment alternatives. In most cases, we’ve been able to extend a grace period to customers so they have additional time to make premium payments. https://bit.ly/3c4NN6e #MeetingTheMoment

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL ADVISORS
NAIFA members in every state are assisting #COVID19 relief efforts in a variety of ways from donating meals to health care workers and needy families to making masks and volunteering their services. #TogetherWeCanTakeOnAnything #MeetingTheMoment

NATIONAL LIFE GROUP
When their communities are in need, life insurers step up. The @NLGroup Foundation has approved grants of $100,000 each to community foundations in Vermont and Texas as an initial investment to support #COVID19 relief. https://bit.ly/2w7tSEK #MeetingTheMoment

NATIONWIDE
The Nationwide Foundation will provide $5 million in national and community response grants to assist non-profits, including $1 million each to @RedCross, @United Way, and @Feeding America. $2 million in grants will be distributed to assist communities in responding to COVID-19. In addition, medical supplies are being sent to hospitals in OH & IA. https://bit.ly/39hAlKX #MeetingTheMoment

NEW YORK LIFE
The New York Life Foundation is contributing $25 million to help launch the Brave of Heart Fund, which will provide support to families of healthcare workers and volunteers nationwide – including those who lose their lives to #COVID19. The Foundation will also match dollar-for-dollar the first $25 million in individual donations. It has already pledged more than $5 million to support local and national nonprofits in coronavirus-related efforts, including the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s COVID-19 Response Fund, CDC Foundation, First Book, and Business Roundtable’s Project HOPE. https://nyl.co/2zl0ts3 #MeetingTheMoment

NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL
Life insurers provide support during a crisis to organizations on the front lines. @NMFinancial Foundation is donating more than $1.5M to support nonprofit partners nationwide. $1 million will go to @FeedingAmerica® for efforts nationwide & an additional $50K to Feeding America in the Milwaukee community. @NMFinancial is making additional donations to regional relief groups & is expediting its $250K grant to the @RedCross Disaster Recovery program. https://bit.ly/34gkprc #MeetingTheMoment

ONEAMERICA
Life insurers are a part of the communities we serve, so we help how we can. @OneAmerica converted the cafeteria at #Indianapolis HQ into a meal-prep kitchen to help feed low-income seniors & families affected by #COVID19. https://bit.ly/3avtZJ2 #MeetingTheMoment

PACIFIC LIFE
@PacificLife Foundation set aside $1.7M for #COVID19 response & local nonprofits in Orange County, CA, Omaha, NE, and Lynchburg, VA & $600,000 has been distributed to support food banks and United Way response funds in those communities. https://bit.ly/2R21XNB #MeetingTheMoment

PRIMERICA
@Primerica Foundation donated $300K to #COVID19 relief efforts through grants to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, @RedCross, Community Foundation of Northeast Georgia & United Way of Greater Atlanta. https://bit.ly/3bJRAG9 #MeetingTheMoment

PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL
Principal Financial and the Principal Foundation launched respective community-based #COVID19 relief efforts to directly assist those experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic by providing meals, family activity kits, and direct payments to those impacted in more than 30 locations around the world. Together with previous support Principal announced for its customers, the efforts are expected to total more than $25 million. https://bit.ly/3byM0a6 #MeetingTheMoment

PROTECTIVE LIFE
Protective Life Foundation pledged $1 million to #COVID19 relief efforts, supporting small businesses, research, food banks, childcare for essential workers & more in the communities it serves. Protective Life remains committed to supporting employees’ wellbeing – expanding work from home, providing digital tools to support the transition and launching a new #COVID19 Paid Leave Policy to provide financial stability during this period of uncertainty. https://bit.ly/3bfNwh2 #MeetingTheMoment

PRUDENTIAL
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy appointed Prudential Chairman and CEO Charles Lowery to his Restart and Recovery Commission, which is charged with creating a blueprint to help guide the state’s economic recovery from the #COVID19 pandemic. Earlier, Prudential donated 153,000 face masks, committed $1.5M to local business and communities at home and abroad & waived rent for small businesses. https://bit.ly/3aMcseY #MeetingTheMoment

ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA
During times of need, life insurers support their local communities. @RoyalNeighbors is contributing almost $100K in funding to support volunteer projects at nearly 170 active chapters in U.S. communities impacted by the #COVID19 pandemic. https://bit.ly/3e3Hd1Z #MeetingTheMoment

SCOR
@SCOR_SE called on life (re)insurers to lead by spreading knowledge & education to slow the #COVID19 spread. Before certain government restrictions were implemented, SCOR changed its global work arrangements to allow employees to telework. https://bit.ly/39C5E3g #MeetingTheMoment

SECURIAN FINANCIAL
When the needs are greatest, life insurers provide support. To help those impacted by #COVID19, @Securian donated nearly 30,000 N95 masks, provided rent abatement to tenants and donated more than $550K to Minnesota groups. https://bit.ly/3aHefCX #MeetingTheMoment

SECURITY MUTUAL LIFE
@SecurityMutual led efforts to ensure $50K in donations to fight cancer were distributed in advance from sponsors for a benefit concert that was postponed until October due to the #COVID19 pandemic. The #SockOutCancer campaign has distributed more than $500K to two Binghamton, N.Y area hospitals during the past 2 ½ years. https://bit.ly/2VbI8F6 #MeetingTheMoment

STATE FARM
Life insurers support their communities & employees during a crisis. @StateFarm is donating masks & supplies to hospitals & millions of $ to #COVID19 relief efforts incl. $1M to the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund. It is teaming w/the @ATLHawks to support pop-up grocery stores & provide meals for 4,000 healthcare workers in Atlanta. It donated $300K to its Employee Assistance Fund to provide short-term financial assistance for employees experiencing significant hardship. https://bit.ly/3dW9Lue #MeetingTheMoment

SUN LIFE
The world has changed, and we are all figuring this out together. As part of Sun Life’s $1 million CDN global commitment to #COVID19 relief, @SunLifeUS provided grants to organizations throughout the country to support ongoing relief efforts and services. Together, we are #SunLifeStrong. https://bit.ly/2yOxlcq #MeetingTheMoment

SWISS RE
The Swiss Re Group pledged to donate CHF (Swiss francs) 5 million to support the needs of people and communities affected by the #COVID-19 pandemic around the world. Swiss Re Foundation will contribute CHF 1 million each to the International Committee of the Red Cross and to Doctors Without Borders. It will also donate CHF 3 million to other Swiss Re Foundation partners for relief efforts. https://bit.ly/2KdBFV8 #MeetingTheMoment

SYMETRA
As needs rise during the #COVID19 pandemic, life insurers are there to support their communities. @Symetra’s Care and Feeding program is partnering with locally owned restaurants to make & deliver 10,000 meals to homeless shelters & hospitals. https://bit.ly/2y1761V #MeetingTheMoment

TALCOTT RESOLUTION
Life insurers continue to serve our communities during uncertain times. Talcott Resolution donated over $65,000 to various organizations, with 20 percent of those funds raised by employees. The organizations chosen align with the company’s core causes of food insecurity and education, as well as its commitment to supporting local charities. https://bit.ly/38i0MRL #COVID19 #MeetingTheMoment

THE STANDARD
Providing assistance is what life insurers do. Responding to the #COVID19 pandemic, @The_Standard Charitable Foundation is contributing $250K to the Oregon Community Recovery Fund & $25K to @grcincifdn, @westcommfnd & @UnitedWay_UWCV https://bit.ly/2R48RSP #MeetingTheMoment

THRIVENT
Life insurers #LiveGenerously by supporting charitable giving to aid communities impacted by #COVID19. Together with @Thrivent’s matching gift campaign, over 45,000 Thrivent members along with their friends, family and neighbors generated $12.5 million of much-needed financial support for over 17,000 for non-profits organizations and churches around the country. https://bit.ly/2RHncVr #MeetingTheMoment

TIAA
Life insurers are committed to helping those in need. TIAA’s employees raised funds to donate thousands of protective masks and supplies to medical staff on the front-line of the #COVID19 pandemic. TIAA also delivered more than 6,500 lbs. of food to the Food Bank for New York City, and it donated 3,740 hand sanitizers to Stony Brook Medicine. https://bit.ly/3auAaMS #MeetingTheMoment

TRANSAMERICA
The @Aegon @Transamerica Foundation contributed $500K to @DirectRelief, which coordinates w/ U.S. organizations to provide masks, gloves, gowns & other protective gear to healthcare organizations to support #COVID19 relief efforts. Also, @Transamerica is waiving #COVID19-impacted withdrawal fees within retirement plans as part of a new initiative to help their retirement plan customers. https://prn.to/3dX4m6l #MeetingTheMoment

TRUSTMARK
Recognizing the shortage of personal protective equipment for medical workers on the frontlines of the #COVID19 pandemic, @Trustmark donated masks to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago & the Trustmark Foundation allocated $118K to #COVID19 relief organizations. https://bit.ly/2VzutsW #MeetingTheMoment

UNUM
@Unum issued special emergency pay for employees who cannot work due to #COVID19 complications & provided 2/3rds of its employees with a $250 assistance benefit to purchase preferred equipment. It also made more than $220K in financial contributions and in-kind donations to community partners providing access to health & critical care, equitable access to learning, & alleviating food insecurity. https://bit.ly/2V8K822 #MeetingTheMoment

USAA
@USAA is offering special payment accommodations for policyholders impacted by #COVID19. In addition, USAA donated $2.1 million directed to local nonprofits in USAA communities including in San Antonio, Phoenix, Tampa, Colorado Springs, Dallas/Fort Worth and southeastern Virginia; and committed $2.3 million to military-focused and national nonprofits to support America's response to the pandemic. https://bit.ly/39Hhx7Q #MeetingTheMoment

VOYA
Life insurers are helping those financially impacted by #COVID19. Voya is crediting back fees for hardship distributions and loan initiations to participants in their defined contribution plans. It is also offering free educational guidance to help consumers navigate financial challenges. https://go.voya.com/3bILmqd #MeetingTheMoment

WESTERN & SOUTHERN LIFE
Life insurers support their communities through leadership. @WesternSouthern CEO Jack Barrett joined RESTART, a task force formed to guide the Cincinnati business community’s work in response to #COVID19. https://bit.ly/2R7uDVD #MeetingTheMoment