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CNO Financial Group Announces New Charity Program, Invested in Giving Back

CARMEL, Ind., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group, a holding company for several national life and health insurance companies that serve middle-income Americans and retirees, announces a new charity program, Invested in Giving Back.

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Through this program, associates nominated and voted for their favorite charity to receive a donation. In addition, executive leaders selected an employee for the 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award among employees that completed a minimum of 40 volunteer hours. The award results in a $10,000 donation made to the charity of the award recipient's choice.

Earlier this month, nine local nonprofits received a share of $160,000.

  • American Cancer Society
  • Alzheimer's Association (Greater Indiana Chapter)
  • Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia
  • CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions
  • Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana
  • Mended Little Hearts of Indianapolis
  • PAWS Chicago
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

"Invested in Giving Back furthers our company's ongoing philanthropic mission of positively impacting our communities. It also gives our employees a greater voice in how CNO donations are allocated," said Gerardo Monroy, chief marketing officer. "We're excited to see such high employee engagement in our new charity program and we're proud to continue supporting nonprofit organizations that address the health and financial wellness of middle-income Americans."

In addition to the company's donations, CNO recognized Gail Mitchell, CNO vice president of underwriting, with the Invested in Giving Back 2019 Volunteer of the Year award. This annual award is given to associates who demonstrate a commitment to community volunteerism. Gail received this recognition for her philanthropic efforts on behalf of CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions in Indianapolis. The company also gave the organization a $10,000 donation on Gail's behalf.

Since 2010, CNO has awarded $180,000 to organizations where our associates volunteer their time and talent, recognizing more than 30 unique associate volunteers.

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About CNO Financial Group
CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) is a holding company. Our insurance companies – principally Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company and Washington National Insurance Company – primarily serve middle-income pre-retiree and retired Americans by helping them protect against financial adversity and provide for a more secure retirement. For more information, visit CNO online at

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For further information: Valerie Dolenga, CNO Financial Group, (312) 396-7688,