Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz
Life®) contributed $275,000 in 2012 to Twin Cities metro area
charitable organizations focused on senior services. Organizations
received grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to support programs that
address a variety of issues including home food delivery,
transportation, exercise and wellness. In addition to these grants,
Allianz Life also raised more than $159,000 for the Alzheimer’s
Association of MN-ND earlier this year through its annual Driving to
Donate charity golf event.
“Allianz Life is proud to support the vital work of these organizations
as they strive to improve the quality of life for seniors in our
community,” said Gretchen Cepek, senior vice president and general
counsel for Allianz Life, who also serves as a board member for the
Alzheimer’s Association of MN-ND and is a member of the Allianz Life
Community Relations Governance Committee.
The 2012 grant recipients include:
Organizations were chosen by the Allianz Life Community Relations
Governance Committee, which directs the grants program and oversees
Community Relations policies to ensure charitable practices and
procedures are in line with Allianz Life's core values. In addition to
senior services, Allianz Life also supports organizations that focus on
improving financial literacy throughout the Twin Cities community.
About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North
Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best
Companies to Work For in 2012, has been keeping its promises since 1896.
Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their
retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and
life insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities,
Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial
services industry with 142,000 employees worldwide. More than 78 million
private and corporate customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach,
and capital strength to help them make the most of financial