LYNCHBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Pacific Life Foundation announced today that it has awarded $180,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations in the greater Lynchburg, Virginia area. Grants totaling $80,000 have been awarded to 13 local nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture; civic, community and environment; education; and health and human services. The 2018 Virginia recipients include:
|Alzheimer's Association, Central and Western||Casa of Central Virginia|
|Virginia||Girls on the Run of Central Virginia|
|American Red Cross of Blue Ridge||IRON Lives|
|Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Virginia||Jubilee Family Development Center|
|Blue Ridge Area Food Bank||Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra|
|Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg||Miriam's House|
The Pacific Life 3T’s of Education program has awarded a total of $50,500 in grants to local K-12 schools where concentrations of children and grandchildren of Pacific Life employees attend. The educational grants must be designated in one of the following areas: teacher training, textbooks or technology. The 16 Lynchburg area schools include:
|Appomattox County High School||Jefferson Forest High School|
|Appomattox County Middle School||Leesville Road Elementary School|
|Boonesboro Elementary School||Monelison Middle School|
|Brookville High School||Perrymont Elementary School|
|Brookville Middle School||Rustburg High School|
|Concord Elementary School||Temple Christian Academy|
|E.C. Glass High School||Tomahawk Elementary School|
|Heritage High School||Yellow Branch Elementary School|
In addition to the grants listed above, Pacific Life is a sponsor of the Academy Center of the Arts; the Alzheimer’s Association, Central and Western Virginia; and the American Heart Association.
Supporting communities where Pacific Life employees work and live, the Pacific Life Foundation expects to give a total of $7 million in charitable funding in 2018, as well as provide multiple onsite and offsite service opportunities for employees to give back to their community in celebration of the company’s 150th anniversary year. Pacific Life’s Lynchburg office has approximately 208 employees.
For a complete listing of the 2018 grant awards and additional details about the Pacific Life Foundation’s programs, visit www.PacificLifeFoundation.com.
About Pacific Life and the Pacific Life Foundation
The Pacific Life Foundation was established in 1984. Together with Pacific Life, the Foundation has contributed more than $100 million to community and national nonprofit organizations. Grants are made to organizations that address a broad spectrum of social needs.
Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2018, Pacific Life provides a wide range of insurance products, annuities, and mutual funds, and offers a variety of investment products and services to individuals, businesses, and pension plans. Pacific Life counts more than half of the 100 largest U.S. companies as its clients. For additional company information, including current financial strength ratings, visit www.PacificLife.com. To explore the heritage of Pacific Life and learn more about our history, visit
Pacific Life refers to Pacific Life Insurance Company and its affiliates, including Pacific Life & Annuity Company. Client count as of June 2017 is compiled by Pacific Life using the 2017 FORTUNE 500® list.