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Sun Life donates $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support Hurricane Fiona relief efforts

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2022 /CNW/ - Sun Life announced today that it is donating $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross, to support Hurricane Fiona relief efforts in Eastern Canada.

"The situation in Eastern Canada is devastating and we are here for our Clients, advisors, employees, and neighbours in our communities impacted by Hurricane Fiona," said Kevin Strain, President and CEO of Sun Life. "Our thoughts are with everyone in the affected areas of Atlantic Canada and Eastern Quebec, and our donation will help those who are in need of immediate aid."

This contribution will allow the Canadian Red Cross to respond to relief, recovery, resiliency, and risk reduction activities at the individual and community levels. Sun Life is also providing employees with an opportunity to support Hurricane Fiona relief efforts through its employee giving program. Employees based in Canada and the United States who make a personal donation will have their contribution matched by Sun Life, up to a specified amount.

Canadians wishing to help are encouraged to donate to the Hurricane Fiona in Canada Appeal at www.redcross.ca or by calling 1-800-418-1111. The Government of Canada is matching any donations Canadians and corporations make to the Red Cross Hurricane Fiona in Canada Appeal over the next 28 days.

About Sun Life 

Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing asset management, wealth, insurance and health solutions to individual and institutional Clients. Sun Life has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of June 30, 2022, Sun Life had total assets under management of $1.26 trillion. For more information, please visit www.sunlife.com

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF. 

Note to editors: All figures in Canadian dollars

Media Relations Contact:
Stephanie Swinamer
Director, Corporate Communications
T: 416-986-5054

SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.

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