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Giving Frequently – Our October Donation To the Canadian Cancer Society

Giving. Donating. Sharing. Caring. There are as many ways to describe the impetus to give as there are ways to give.

Since day one, giving has been one of the 18 ways in which we are, quite simply, different. This is because helping people will always be at the heart of what we do. And it’s the reason why giving generously, frequently and consistently is an essential part of the ALIGNED employee experience.

As a result, our social responsibility program was created at the same time ALIGNED Insurance was founded. It is, quite literally, a foundational part of our organization and a way in which we work hard to lead by example. In our communities, in our industry as well as across Canada.

 

ALIGNED Helping Canadian Charities

We know that improving lives and advancing causes is what drives Canadian charities and non-profits. Connecting people to community, educational, environmental, food, healthcare and social programs is at the heart of what the not-for-profit sector does.

We also understand how deeply charities and non-profits resonate with people. In addition, we understand how important financial gifts are to helping a charity or non-profit keep delivering on their mission. This is why, each month, one of us selects a charity or non-profit organization that we are passionate about. And then we, as an organization, donate to that organization.

 

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In October, Associate, Sarah Karn, chose the Canadian Cancer Society.

“My choice is for the Canadian Cancer Society, but specifically for Breast Cancer. As October was breast cancer awareness month, I feel it is a fitting choice. My family has been directly affected in many ways by breast cancer, and try our best to ensure we get check-ups and stay informed to try and detect early as we are at higher risk.” – Sarah Karn

In Their Own Words: How Canadian Cancer Society helps Canadians

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As a result of our commitment to Giving Frequently, a donation is being made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

In short, here is what this organization is doing to help support Canadians:

At the Canadian Cancer Society, we are committed to uniting and inspiring Canadians to take control of cancer. That’s why we are always funding high performance research that improves cancer outcomes and addresses the greatest opportunities for progress. It’s why we lead change in the most pressing areas of cancer policy including prevention, access, affordability and support. And it’s why we provide the highest quality cancer information for all Canadians, promote cancer prevention and provide targeted support to help people with cancer, their families and caregivers cope.

We set ourselves apart from other cancer charities by taking a comprehensive approach against cancer.

In conclusion – our commitment to giving

Social responsibility. It’s about more than just giving, it’s about people. We know it is our privilege to connect our clients with better business insurance. And we know that it is our social responsibility to help others in a number of ways.

Giving Frequently is one of those ways. We invite you to learn more about the organizations that ALIGNED team members have selected and we have supported over the years here.

How we are also Giving Generously…

In addition to Giving Frequently, each year, a portion of ALIGNED’s profits are donated to a registered Canadian charity. It is important to us that our clients are part of our social responsibility program. That’s why once each year, we invite each of our clients to propose a charity that is meaningful to them. And it’s why we also engage our clients in selecting the charity that receives our Giving Generously donation.

Curious about our story? Here’s what our founder Andrew Clark has to say about our accidental beginnings…

Our story started with an accident. Watch this 80-second video to see what inspired our President & CEO Andrew Clark to found ALIGNED Insurance here.

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