Press releases

October 10, 2018

Sun Life is ready to support those impacted by Hurricane Michael

SLPC 29307 10/18 (exp 10/20)

WELLESLEY, Mass. – (October 10, 2018) – Sun Life Financial is prepared to assist clients affected by the hurricane in the Gulf Coast and surrounding areas, recognizing that many may need to evacuate their homes or businesses and need extra time to make payments, help with filing claims or getting disability and other insurance checks to temporary addresses without disruption.

“We want our clients to know we’re here to help during this difficult time,” said Dan Fishbein, M.D., president of Sun Life Financial U.S. “We are proactively reaching out to our members on disability and others to offer assistance. We’re also extending premium payment deadlines and helping brokers with administration information recovery. Our thoughts are with all in the path of the storm and we hope everyone remains safe.”  

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: 800-877-7195

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, 2018, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of C$986 billion. For more information, please visit

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 insurance products and services in the U.S. includes disability, absence management, life, dental, vision, voluntary and stop-loss. For more information, please visit

Media contacts:

Devon Portney Fernald
Sun Life Financial