$40,000 Assurant Foundation donation provides critical aid to F&I workers, families impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
NEW YORK, May 27, 2020 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases like automobiles, announced it has given $40,000 to the new F&I Providers Relief Fund through its Assurant Foundation. The newly launched charity has announced a $1 million fundraising goal to help professionals in the F&I industry facing difficult times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Assurant has been a leader in the auto industry for over 50 years,” said senior vice president at Assurant, Dan Lenczner. “Key to leading is taking care of people – your employees, the industry and the community. The F&I Providers Relief Fund is dedicated to helping this employee base that is vital to the automotive industry.”
Lenczner, along with six other industry leaders, sits on the board of directors that is leading the charity’s fundraising goals and reviewing applications. To avoid potential conflicts, anonymous applications will be vetted by objective staff members before they are submitted for board review. The board will award grants up to $2,000 each and hopes that as more providers and other leading companies throughout the F&I industry join in the fundraising efforts, the Relief Fund will be able to help as many F&I managers, and their families, as possible.
To contribute to the Relief Fund, visit: https://www.changinglivesfound.org/fandiprovidersrelieffund
About Assurant Global Automotive
Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global solutions provider in the automobile industry for manufacturers, large group and independent dealers, agents, third-party administrators, financial institutions, insurance providers, and vehicle technology companies. Assurant Global Automotive helps drivers protect their vehicles and avoid costly repair. With over 50 years of industry experience, Assurant is trusted by and works with nine of the top ten global automotive manufacturers serving over 48 million consumers in 17 countries. Providing innovative solutions like vehicle service contracts, performance management and training, participation options, ancillary products, guaranteed asset protection, and more, Assurant Global Automotive helps clients grow and thrive.
Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases. Anticipating the evolving needs of consumers, Assurant partners with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative products and services and to deliver an enhanced customer experience. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant offers mobile device solutions; extended service contracts; vehicle protection services; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance and lender-placed homeowners insurance. The Assurant Foundation strengthens communities by supporting charitable partners that help protect where people live and can thrive, connect with local resources, inspire inclusion and prepare leaders of the future.
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