(Toronto, ON, March 22, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, teamed up with Financial Horizons Group to package and donate 150 employment kits for U.S. armed forces veterans’ group Operation Stand Down in Nashville, Tennessee.
Operation Stand Down is a non-profit organization that helps veterans and their families transition from military to civilian life by providing support like legal aid, transitional housing, benefits counseling and employment services.
The employment kits include a messenger bag, pens, highlighters, folders, notepads, material to write résumés, and a USB key to hold files and documents.
“For over 140 years Foresters Financial has focused on helping families and building strong communities,” said Jason Julian, Assistant Vice President National Accounts, North American Life Insurance and Annuity at Foresters Financial. “Supporting Operation Stand Down's work with veterans mirrors these values and allows us to give back to those who've given so much."
“At Financial Horizons we strive to make the world we live in a better place,” said David Stewart, President MGA Services and Ontario, Financial Horizons Group. “Our partner Foresters, helped us do this in Nashville by organizing an event for our team attending an industry conference to support veterans from the US military. Our ability to help support our fellow communities in any way makes a difference. We hope our contribution helps in some way!”
About Foresters Financial
Foresters Financial is an international financial services provider with more than three million clients and members in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Foresters provides life insurance, savings, retirement and investment solutions that help families achieve their financial goals and make a lasting difference in their lives and communities. Investment products are offered by Foresters Asset Management Inc.
Foresters Financial has assets of over $13.4 billion, liabilities of $11.3 billion, total funds under management of almost $44 billion and a surplus of $2.1 billion (all figures in Canadian dollars as of December 31, 2016). For more information, visit foresters.com.
About Financial Horizons Group
Financial Horizons Group is a leading, national, Canadian-owned and operated Managing General Agency (MGA) that offers a comprehensive selection of life/health insurance, employee benefits, pensions, investments, structured settlements, and risk management products and services to advisors throughout Canada.
As an MGA, Financial Horizons Group is appointed by 24 insurance companies to distribute their products and services, through independent financial advisors to Canadian consumers. Financial Horizons Group partners with financial advisors for support in growing advisors' businesses. This commitment translates into providing advisors with the ideal mix of resources, products and services that they, in turn, can offer to their clients.
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