Press releases

September 10, 2017

Sun Life offers support for people affected by Hurricane Irma

SLPC 28644 09/17 (Exp 09/19)

WELLESLEY, Mass. – (September 10, 2017) – Sun Life Financial is ready to assist Clients affected by Hurricane Irma, recognizing that many may have evacuated their homes or businesses and need extra time to make payments, assistance with claims or to report a temporary address change to receive disability and other insurance checks without disruption.

“We are extending to our Clients in Irma’s path the extra support we’re giving to those affected by Hurricane Harvey,” said Dan Fishbein, M.D., president of Sun Life Financial U.S. “In the wake of these catastrophic storms, we’re proactively reaching out to disability claimants and other Clients to offer assistance and give more time to make premium payments. We are also ready to help brokers who need assistance with administration or recovery of account information. We continue to keep everyone affected by these disasters in our thoughts.”

Sun Life and its employees also are donating to charitable organizations like the Red Cross for disaster relief efforts, and helping colleagues impacted by these storms.

Policyholders can reach Sun Life at the following phone numbers.

  • Individual life insurance:  800-862-6266
  • Group/employer-based insurance:  800-247-6875
  • Dental insurance: 888-811-1240
  • Vision insurance: 800-247-6875

About Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial 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, 2017, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of C$944 billion. For more information, please visit www.sunlife.com/us.

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

In the United States, Sun Life Financial is one of the largest group benefits providers, serving more than 60,000 employers in small, medium and large workplaces across the country. Sun Life’s broad portfolio of products and services in the U.S. includes Disability and Absence Management, Life, Dental and Vision, Voluntary and Stop-Loss insurance. For more information, please visit www.sunlife.com/us.

Contacts:

Cynthia Michener 
Sun Life Financial 
781-446-2459
cynthia.michener@sunlife.com