Friday, December 20, 2013

Sagicor Pays it Forward

The Sagicor Jamaica Group has launched its’ ‘Pay It Forward’ Christmas initiative for a local charity to earn J$100,000.

The initiative, which was launched on December 6, allows customers and members of the public to submit entries not exceeding 500 words via email, outlining which registered charitable organisation they believe is the most deserving of $100,000 courtesy of Sagicor. Entries are to be posted via Sagicor’s Facebook page (, permitting members of the Sagicor online community to express their preferences by ‘liking’ the entries.

Last year’s recipient was Best Care Lodge, which caters to physically and mentally challenged children between six and 18 years of age. This year’s entries close on Tuesday, December 24 and will be reviewed by a panel of judges. The winning charity will be announced on Monday, December 30.

Margaret Loney, Matron and Orville Johnson (right), Chairman, Best Care Foundation are delighted as they go through donations of toiletries, clothing and essential items from employees of Sagicor in 2012. Hugh Meredith (left), Barrington Groves (second left) and Merrick Plummer (second right) of Sagicor were part of a team of volunteers from the insurance company who gave of their time and energies to provide the dining room and kitchen at the institution a face lift. 

 Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited is the leading life insurance group in the country. The company commenced operations in 1970 as Life of Jamaica Limited, the first locally owned life insurance company and the first life insurance company to be listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE). Since its inception, Sagicor Life has gained a solid reputation as an innovator and leader in the Caribbean life insurance industry. The company continues to be the market leader among local life insurance companies.

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