Foresters UK Family Day of Fun with Cash for Kids

In 2011, Foresters and Bauer Radio’s Cash for Kids created ‘Family Day’ to celebrate the family unit and to encourage families to spend time together, whilst benefiting their community and helping others.

It is often difficult for families to spend quality time together, especially in today’s recession when family time is more important than ever before. This year, Foresters, the international financial services organisation, is continuing their support of Family Day in 18 different locations across the UK to help bring families together and make it easier for them to enjoy a fun day out.

There will be ideas for days out and discount vouchers available on the Cash for Kids websites, which are available to download and enjoy as part of ‘Family Day’. To find out what is available in your area, please go to www.cashforkids.uk.com.

Extensive radio coverage has been organised across the UK and the on-air campaign will help to raise money for disadvantaged and underprivileged children to have a day out.

As well as providing financial support, Foresters members are taking part in fun family volunteering activities across the country to help benefit local communities. Projects include: painting at a centre in Gosport that provides facilities for a day nursery, kids groups, housing association and adult education; re-stocking, pricing and selling at a charity shop in Bolton; and weeding, planting and painting in a sensory garden at a Specific Needs School in Newcastle.

Alexis Bovington, Membership Development Specialist at Foresters said “We are family focused and we invest time and money especially to help children in need. Our partnership with Cash for Kids is so special because we can help local, underprivileged children, as well as getting involved in local projects and communities. In today’s economic climate, Family Day allows people to enjoy spending time together and focus on what is important, as well as helping children in need.”

For more information about Foresters please visit www.foresters.co.uk.

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For more information about Foresters support, please contact Alexis Bovington, Membership Development Specialist, at alexis.bovington@foresters.co.uk, tel: 0115 9233012  

About Foresters:

At Foresters we believe in enriching the lives of our members, their families and the communities they live in. We’re member-based, family-focused, and community spirited.

Our products benefit both your family and your community. We champion the well-being of families through quality financial products, unique member benefits and inspiring community activities.

We share our financial strength with more than 945,000 members across the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. Throughout our 135-year history, our purpose has been to enrich the lives of members, their families and communities. The priorities remain today and will guide our future.

As an example, our work with Cash for Kids in their 2011 Christmas Toy Appeal helped 215,000 children to have a better Christmas and 600,000 toys and gifts were delivered to needy children.  Our support for UK children’s hospices has helped these organisations to provide a range of services to nearly 10,000 families.

Forester Life has funds under management of £850m* and is part of Foresters, the international financial services organisation.
 

Internationally, Foresters has over £10bn* funds under management and has been assigned an 'A' excellent rating by A.M. Best.**

Safeguarding our members' interests is at the heart of what we do. Being financially strong and responsive, with sound governance and continuing professional service have always helped us to protect our members' benefits.
 

*As at 31 December 2011

**An ‘A’ excellent rating is assigned to companies that have a strong ability to meet their ongoing obligations to policyholders and have, on balance, excellent balance sheet strength, operating performance and business profile when compared to the standards established by A.M. Best Company. In assigning Foresters rating A.M. Best stated that Foresters outlook rating is ‘stable’, which means it is unlikely to change in the near future, assuming Foresters financial strength is maintained and operations grow. A.M. Best assigns rating from A to F, A being superior and A and A- being excellent ratings. This rating was assigned on 30th December 2010. Our International Head Office is located at 789 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Canada M3C 1T9. 


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At Foresters we believe in enriching the lives of our members, their families and the communities they live in. We’re member-based, family-focused, and community spirited. We champion the well-being of families through quality financial products, unique member benefits and inspiring community activities. We share our financial strength with over one million members across the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. Throughout our 140-year history, our purpose has been to enrich the lives of members, their families and communities. The priorities remain today and will guide our future. As an example, our work with Cash for Kids in their 2014 Mission Christmas Appeal helped nearly 300,000 children to have a better Christmas. The whole campaign raised over £9m and involved 2,660 Foresters volunteers. Together with other charity partners we helped over half a million disadvantaged children in 2014. Forester Life is responsible for funds under management of nearly £3.3bn* and is part of Foresters, the international financial services organisation. Internationally, Foresters has over £15.7bn* funds under management and has been assigned an 'A' excellent rating by A.M. Best.** Safeguarding our members' interests is at the heart of what we do. Being financially strong and responsive, with sound governance and continuing professional service have always helped us to protect our members' benefits. *As at 31st December 2014 **An ‘A’ excellent rating is assigned to companies that have a strong ability to meet their ongoing obligations to policyholders and have, on balance, excellent balance sheet strength, operating performance and business profile when compared to the standards established by A.M. Best Company. In assigning Foresters rating A.M. Best stated that Foresters outlook rating is ‘stable’, which means it is unlikely to change in the near future, assuming Foresters financial strength is maintained and operations grow. A.M. Best assigns rating from A++ to F, A++ being superior and A and A- being excellent ratings. This rating was assigned on 2nd July 2013. Our International Head Office is located at 789 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Canada M3C 1T9. DAC Ref No. 2014272/FM/OT 04/16

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Projects include: painting at a centre in Gosport that provides facilities for a day nursery, kids groups, housing association and adult education; re-stocking, pricing and selling at a charity shop in Bolton; and weeding, planting and painting in a sensory garden at a Specific Needs School in Newcastle.
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We are family focused and we invest time and money especially to help children in need. Our partnership with Cash for Kids is so special because we can help local, underprivileged children, as well as getting involved in local projects and communities
Alexis Bovington, Membership Development Specialist at Foresters UK
In today’s economic climate, Family Day allows people to enjoy spending time together and focus on what is important, as well as helping children in need
Alexis Bovington, Membership Development Specialist at Foresters UK