Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) recently announced $350,000 in grants to local nonprofits working to enhance seniors’ quality of life through programming and outreach.
The grant recipients support seniors by building social vitality and independence through services including: Food delivery, transportation, and adaptive living assistance. They also help combat social isolation, which is of particular importance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, several chosen nonprofits help victims of elder financial abuse through education and assistance for both seniors and their caregivers.
“We know that these nonprofits are providing critical programs and services for older adults and caregivers in our community during the pandemic,” said Walter White, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “At Allianz Life, we’re committed to making a difference in the community and helping older adults live their lives with confidence. These nonprofits are making a huge impact on the lives of those they serve during a time of widespread and acute challenge.”
- Angel Foundation ($15,000)—supporting emergency financial assistance for low-income seniors.
- Amherst H. Wilder Foundation ($20,000)—supporting Wilder’s Community Services for Aging Program.
- Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis ($15,000)—supporting their aging services program.
- CommonBond Communities ($15,000) —supporting their senior health and wellness program.
- Friends of the Hennepin County Library ($15,000)—supporting their outreach, senior services and deposit collections programs.
- Help At Your Door ($25,000)—for their food and transportation support for low-income seniors.
- Intercongregation Communities Association (ICA) ($15,000)—supporting their Services For Our Seniors program, including food, employment and housing.
- Kairos Alive! ($10,000)—supporting their Community Creativity and Health Exchange program.
- Keystone Community Services ($35,000))—supporting their senior services program.
- Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly ($20,000))—supporting their seniors program.
- Minneapolis Institute of Arts ($15,000)—supporting their seniors’ museum programs, including the Discover Your Story program.
- Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans ($20,000)—supporting their financial assistance for senior veterans.
- Minnesota Elder Justice Center ($15,000)—supporting their prevention of elder financial abuse and exploitation program.
- Sabathani Community Center ($15,000)—supporting the Sabathani Senior Program.
- Sabes Jewish Community Center ($20,000)—supporting their senior dining program.
- Senior Community Services ($35,000)—for general operating support.
- Ten Thousand Things Theater ($15,000)—supporting programming for senior engagement.
- Theater Latte Da ($15,000)—supporting their seniors and family program.
- TRUST, Inc. ($15,000)—supporting their Continuum of Care for the Elderly program.
Learn more about Allianz Life’s giving programs and ongoing commitment to supporting the Twin Cities community at www.allianzlife.com/why-allianz.
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® and one of the Ethisphere 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies®, has been keeping its promises since 1896 by helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuity and life insurance products. In 2019, Allianz Life provided additional value to its policyholders via distributions of more than $10.4 billion. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with over 147,000 employees in more than 70 countries. Allianz Life is a proud sponsor of Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.