SINGAPORE, NOVEMBER 12, 2021 – Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada Singapore Branch (“Sun Life Singapore”) today announced a donation of S$98,000 to TOUCH Community Services as part of its ongoing commitment in diabetes prevention. The donation will go towards supporting the not-for-profit charitable organisation’s healthy lifestyle programmes for vulnerable families, which aim to raise awareness and educate beneficiaries about diabetes prevention, and to help them manage the disease.
TOUCH Community Services is organising a series of activities that will benefit around 200 vulnerable families in Singapore. These activities, which include a learning journey and cooking challenge, will promote healthy eating and active lifestyle habits among the families. The programmes, which have already started on November 8, will continue to run in 2022.
Michael Wei, Chief Partnership and Marketing Officer, Sun Life Singapore, said: “We are grateful for this opportunity to work with TOUCH Community Services and give back to the community by raising awareness about diabetes education and advocacy. We remain committed to doing our part to combat diabetes, and hope our contribution helps the organisation’s beneficiaries living with, and impacted by, this disease.”
Joyce Ang, Assistant Director, Partnerships and Volunteer Management, TOUCH Community Services said: “Our work involves helping our beneficiaries and their families build a community of care and support. This includes inculcating healthy lifestyle habits in our children from a young age. We appreciate the support provided by Sun Life that has enabled us to conduct fun yet meaningful, healthy lifestyle activities for our beneficiaries and their families."
Sun Life remains committed to building sustainable, healthier communities for life. The company’s philanthropic support focuses on health, with an emphasis on diabetes awareness, prevention and care initiatives.
Sun Life currently has more than 22 million clients in Asia, offering life, health and wealth management solutions through a multi-channel distribution approach. In the past four years, Sun Life’s business in Asia has grown to support 10.3 million new clients and its underlying net income has grown at a CAGR of 8%.
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Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is an insurance company federally incorporated in Canada, with OSFI Institution Code F380 and its registered office at 1 York Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 0B6. It is regulated by Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada Singapore Branch (UEN T19FC0132B) is registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore as a foreign company, with its registered office at One Raffles Quay, #10-03 North Tower, Singapore 048583. It is licensed and regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Where Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada Singapore Branch is referred to as “Sun Life Singapore”, this is strictly for marketing and branding purposes only, and no legal significance is expressed or implied. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is a member of the Sun Life group of companies. The Sun Life group of companies operates under the “Sun Life” name. Sun Life Financial Inc., the publicly traded holding company for the Sun Life group of companies, is not a product offering company and is not the guarantor of the obligations of its subsidiaries. © 2021 Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada. All rights reserved. The name Sun Life and the globe symbol are registered trademarks of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada.
About TOUCH Community Services
Since 1992, TOUCH Community Services has served people of all backgrounds to see sustainable change and transformation in their lives. It believes in the worth and potential of every child, youth at-risk, family in need, senior and person with special or healthcare needs to grow, participate and contribute in the community. The heartbeat of TOUCH is to activate potential, build independence, connect people, and deliver impact by developing sustainable solutions in society. For more information on TOUCH, please visit www.touch.org.sg