Sammons Financial Group Employees Vote to Send $180,000 to Local Charities
Annual Community Outreach Program Supports 14 Charities
West Des Moines, Iowa – September 14, 2022 – Sammons® Financial Group, Inc. announced the results of their annual Community Outreach Program. The initiative, started in 2018, empowers employees to nominate charities near and dear to their hearts for funding. Employees voted to determine the winners.
“We wanted to give all employees, not just our leaders serving on charitable organization boards, the opportunity to nominate their favorite charity to receive financial support from Sammons Financial Group,” said Tom Nucaro, Chairman of the Community Involvement Committee.
The following organizations will receive funding from the Community Outreach Program:
- Sleep in Heavenly Peace – $24,000
- 4 All Kids – $14,000
- Central Iowa Shelter & Services – $14,000
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa – $12,000
- Ellipsis – $12,000
- Family Cancer Network – $12,000
- Friends of Liberty Landing (Special Olympics) – $12,000
- Iowa Service Dogs – $12,000
- The Jed Foundation – $12,000
- The MOST (Miles of Smiles Team) – $12,000
- On with Life Foundation – $12,000
- Prevent Child Abuse Iowa – $12,000
- Valor Fit – $12,000
- FluffyButts Rescue – $8,000
“The popularity of this program among our employees has risen dramatically over the last five years. Giving all employees a voice is important to our culture, and we make a genuine effort to listen to our people and learn about the organizations they are most passionate about,” added Nucaro. “We’re thrilled to support these 14 deserving organizations that share our commitment to make Central Iowa an even better place to live and work.”
This program is a component of Sammons Financial Group’s longstanding commitment to its communities. In 2021, the company donated $3.75 million to local charities.
About Sammons® Financial Group, Inc.
The companies of Sammons Financial Group® help families and businesses protect their future to enjoy life’s moments today. A subsidiary of Sammons Enterprises, Inc., Sammons Financial Group is privately owned with member companies that are among the most enduring and stable in the financial services industry. Our companies include Midland National® Life Insurance Company (including Sammons® Corporate Markets); North American Company for Life and Health Insurance®; Sammons Institutional Group® (including Midland Retirement Distributors® and Sammons Retirement Solutions®) and Beacon Capital Management, Inc. Together, we offer today’s most sought-after life insurance, annuity, and retirement planning products.