Each year, Ameritas associates contribute thousands of hours to community organizations and civic projects.

In 2017, they logged 12,905 hours in volunteer time, helping 771 organizations across the nation. We thank them for their eagerness to extend a helping hand and a kind heart to people in need.

Giving back is part of who we are and what we value as a company. That’s why Ameritas provides financial support to strengthen education programs, support nonprofit organizations and help fund projects ranging from local arts to mentoring children.

Through these efforts, our company’s fulfilling life commitment touches even more lives in even more ways.

Ameritas associates logged 12,905 volunteer hours in 2017.

That includes 993 assisting with international disaster relief through Matthew 25 Ministries, 471 to Girl Scouts and 345 to Little White Dog Rescue.

50% of every corporate contribution dollar went for education purposes.

28 associates each logged more than 100 hours of volunteer time in 2017.

361 associates volunteered their time in 2017.

$1.6 million

Nearly $1.6 million was contributed to nonprofit organizations nationwide.

2017 marked the 16th anniversary of Children’s Dental Day, sponsored by Ameritas.

More than 5,000 children have received much-needed dental care.

In 2017, Ameritas associates logged volunteer hours in the Hours Project toward helping 771 organizations across the nation.

Ameritas contributed nearly $57,000 in associate matching funds.

Ameritas funded over 300 nonprofit organizations in 2017.

Community Stories

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Cincinnati Zoo lights: Associates getting involved

Volunteering to help the zoo shine bright for the holidays is one way we support this community treasure.

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Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Nuxy Bash 2017

The Miracle League makes life more fulfilling for hundreds of special needs baseball players and families.

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Associates swing hammers for Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln

Habitat for Humanity makes life more fulfilling by putting homes within reach for more families.

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Taylor Family Foundation: Caring for kids with needs

The foundation serves children and youth with life-threatening and chronic illnesses, and developmental disabilities.

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Lester A. Rosen Humanitarian & Achievement Award

The Rosen Award is now bestowed on a field partner who upholds Lester’s legacy and spirit.

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Miracle League in New Orleans brings the community together

Everyone wins when a community comes together to make life more fulfilling for special needs kids.

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Fights fires, finds her purpose

AJ Kurtzer came full circle and found a way into her new community by joining the volunteer fire department.

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Be a mentor, change the world

Right now, many kids are on a waiting list for a mentor. Could one of them be waiting for you?

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Building a field of dreams

Over 50 teams now participate in the Little League field of dreams in the community of Weston, Mass.

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