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Dec

13.18

Primerica is encouraging today’s female youth to DREAM BIG in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

At a recent event at the Home Office, 17 Primerica volunteers worked with a group of over 40 local girls (ages 9-16) involved with 100 Girls of Code, an organization that exposes young girls to different opportunities in technology that they can pursue.

The interactive event gave the girls an introduction to specific areas in television production and an up-close look at how women are making an impact at Primerica.

The girls asked many questions and learned what happens behind the scenes of making videos. They saw first hand that it takes great teamwork to be successful!

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Dec

10.18

Judy Davis spent her entire life selflessly giving to others, so her husband Larrie Davis, a Primerica Regional Vice President in Alberta, Canada, devised a special way to honor his late wife, who passed away in May.

He decided to recognize others who give of themselves like Judy did.

“Judy spent her life doing things for people – most of which was under the radar,” says Larrie. “I thought, you know what? I think there are a ton of people who do things for others with no expectation of being recognized for it.”

The Davis’ town of Innisfail and their local Chamber of Commerce hold an awards gala once a year recognizing sports leaders and business leaders. Larrie decided to approach the committee and ask if he could sponsor an award on behalf of Primerica to recognize people in his community who selflessly give to others.

“We selected recipients who are constantly doing things for other people,” says Larrie.

In its inaugural year, the “Random Acts of Kindness” award went to a couple who were close friends of Judy’s, who Davis said, “were the kind of people who would step out and do something for anybody.”

Read a local newspaper article about the award here.

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Dec

04.18

As 2018 comes to a close, we’d like to recognize the different ways our Primerica Home Office employees stay generous and support the local community throughout the year:

  • Employee Choice Grant Awards – Through the Employee Choice Grant Awards, employees selected five area nonprofits through a company-wide vote to receive a $10,000 grant from The Primerica Foundation. The 2018 recipients are: Angels Among Us Pet Rescue, Circle of Love Adult Day Care Center, Connections Homes, Love Beyond Walls and Top Dogg K9 Foundation.
  • Relay for Life – Primerica raised over $118,500 this year for the American Cancer Society during the Relay for Life campaign. The Home Office was declared the No. 1 Relay team at the Top Relay event in the world. Primerica has been the presenting sponsor at the event since 2010.
  • Employee Giving Campaign – During October, employees had two opportunities to give to the community through the United Way and The Primerica Foundation. Our employees generously pledged over $71,000 for 2019.
  • Great Days of Service – Nineteen volunteers worked together at Summerour Middle School to beautify their community garden by installing ramps to their work shed, building and installing benches for two outdoor classrooms, staining their pergola and general upkeep of the garden. In addition, nine other volunteers wrote notes of positivity for another popular program at Gwinnett Technical College.
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Primerica was the largest team with 80 participating employees and family members registered at Gwinnett County’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, raising $22,000.
  • Blood Drives – Employees donated 180 pints of blood to the American Red Cross, which were collected over four blood drives.
  • Food Drives – Employees donated nonperishable food items during two drives in the calendar year. The spring drive yielded 2,300 pounds of food.
  • Meals on Wheels – Twenty-five Primerica employees spent their lunch hour delivering meals to homes of 30 seniors in the community.
  • Adopt-a-Road – Employees completed four road cleanups this year resulting in the collection of nearly 500 pounds of trash and 25 illegal signs.
  • Salvation Army’s Angel Tree – Employees will provide gifts of clothing and toys for 100 children and 25 senior citizens.
  • Salvation Army’s Can-a-Thon – Employee volunteers will work two-hour shifts to collect and sort canned items that come in from all over the community in order to help feed the hungry.
  • 2018 Total Charitable Giving – Primerica corporate charitable giving to nonprofits included $256,667 in donations, $489,430 in event sponsorships and $60,000 in in-kind donations. In addition, The Primerica Foundation funded 84 grants amounting to $1.7 million.
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