NEWARK, N.J. -- (Business Wire)
Prudential Financial, Inc. [NYSE:PRU] recently presented awards to more
than 525 of its employees around the world and grants totaling $252,250
to the community based non-profit organizations with which they
The donations were made through two special programs that each year
honor employees for the volunteer service they provide to local
non-profit organizations. One program, Skills in Service Awards,
selects 25 employees who best demonstrate how they have used or
developed their work skills and leadership qualities while coordinating
their volunteer service project. This year, 25 non-profit organizations
will each receive a $5000 grant from The Prudential Foundation, for a
total of $125,000.
The Hands for Service Awards program recognized employees who
volunteered 40 hours or more with an eligible non-profit organization.
This year, 509 employees – 482 in the United States and 27 in overseas
offices – each earned $250 grants for a total of $127,250 for the
non-profit organizations they volunteered with last year.
“We are inspired by the dedication and commitment of our volunteers who
give so much of their time and talent to support the missions of
non-profit organizations in their communities,” said Lata Reddy, vice
president, Corporate Social Responsibility, at Prudential and president
of The Prudential Foundation.
The Prudential Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported by
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Prudential
Financial, Inc. The Prudential Foundation focuses its grant making
strategy in the areas of education, economic development and arts and
civic infrastructure and it supports community engagement efforts of
Prudential employees through Matching Gifts and other programs that
recognize their volunteer work.
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with
approximately $1.005 trillion of assets under management as of September
30, 2012, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin
America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to
helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their
wealth through a variety of products and services, including life
insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and
investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has
stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a
century. For more information, please visit www.news.prudential.com.
Prudential Financial, Inc.
Harold Banks, 973-802-8974
Source: Prudential Financial, Inc.
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