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Assurant Solutions Donations Benefit Jewelers for Children Charity
Friday, May 31, 2013
Assurant Solutions Donations Benefit Jewelers for Children Charity08:49 EDT Friday, May 31, 2013
ATLANTA (Business Wire) -- Assurant Solutions, a leading global provider of protection programs and services, is donating a $20,000 charitable grant to Jewelers for Children from the Assurant Foundation and will make an additional contribution of up to $25,000 based on jewelry protection plan sales in 2013.
Jewelers for Children, the jewelry industry's charitable organization, provides support to charities that benefit children in need such as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and Make-A-Wish America®. The nonprofit raises funds by working with a variety of jewelry trade organizations, jewelry and watch manufacturing companies, jewelry retail stores, individual jewelry professionals, jewelry consumers and affiliated partners.
“We have a longstanding commitment of supporting charitable organizations that improve the health and well being of children,” said Jeff Unterreiner, senior vice president of extended protection solutions for Assurant Solutions. “We are excited to join our client partners in support of Jewelers for Children.”
Assurant Solutions underwrites and administers care plans for jewelry of leading retail partners such as Fred Meyer Jewelers, Tourneau and Ben Bridge Jeweler. Jewelry care protection plans afford consumers peace of mind that jewelry and watches can be maintained in the same condition as the first day the box is opened.
Assurant Solutions offers customized protection for jewelry,consumer electronics, appliancesand other products well beyond the manufacturer's warranty. The plans provide millions of customers with the comfort of knowing their products can be repaired or replaced for covered mechanical or structural failure.
For more information on jewelry care plans, visit http://www.assurantsolutions.com/esc/jewelry/aboutJewelry.html.
About Assurant Solutions
Assurant Solutions businesses develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty insurance, extended service contracts and other risk management solutions through collaborative relationships with leading retailers, manufacturers, wireless carriers, financial institutions, vehicle dealer groups, funeral homes and other entities. With operations in 23 locations, including executive offices in Atlanta, Assurant Solutions serves clients and their customers in 12 countries throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Assurant Solutions is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. Its four key businesses — Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health and Assurant Employee Benefits — partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and build leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments in the United States and selected international markets. Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $29 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com.
About Jewelers for Children (JFC)
Jewelers for Children (JFC) is the jewelry industry's premier charitable organization, founded in '99 by the U.S. jewelry, with the mission of helping children in need. Since inception, JFC has donated more than $40M to programs benefitting children in need. Charity partners include: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the Make-A-Wish America®, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and the National CASA Association. JFC also supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation International and the Santa-America Fund. JFC has been successful due to the generosity of jewelry trade organizations, jewelry and watch manufacturing companies, jewelry retail stores, individual jewelry professionals, jewelry consumers, and affiliated partners such as Assurant Solutions.
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