News Releases - Protective Life Foundation and Community Relations

  • 12/21/16 11:56 am EST
    It’s that time of the year again — when non-profits make their annual year-end giving appeals. With so many worthy organizations to choose from, here’s something to think about: making choices that count twice in supporting people with special needs.“Double giving” is when a business or individual supports an organization that provides opportunities for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. It’s something that Protective Life Corporation has done for years by supportingmore...
  • 11/1/16 2:53 pm EDT
    Seventy-five years ago this month, a group of visionaries came together to found an organization that would go on to pioneer groundbreaking science that has saved lives, impacted the environment, and even helped Americans explore space. Birmingham-based Southern Research has done all of those things and more, finding answers to some of the world’s most challenging problems. And they’ve done it with the support of Protective Life, which has a long history of supporting the institution.more...
  • 10/28/16 10:34 am EDT
    Each year, nearly a quarter of a million women in America are diagnosed with breast cancer.  The second most common cancer diagnosis among American women, it’s a disease that impacts many. But there is good news: today there are more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S., and great strides have been made to improve treatments and diagnostics.Helping lead that fight is the Birmingham-based Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA). In the 20 years that themore...
  • 10/13/16 1:10 pm EDT
    Alabama’s Black Belt stretches across the middle of the state from Mississippi to near the Georgia line. Abundant in human, geographic and cultural diversity, the Black Belt’s name was derived from its rich, dark soil. Covering central and west Alabama, the Black Belt is a complex area — abundant in the natural beauty, talents and treasures of its people. From the nationally recognized Gee’s Bend Quilters to its fertile farmland and scenic byways, it is known for its great beauty. Howevermore...
  • 9/27/16 10:26 am EDT
    Addressing the systemic challenges of poverty is no easy task. But in Birmingham’s Woodlawn community, this is exactly what’s happening through multi-pronged efforts designed to build long-term success.And now, the efforts to revitalize what was once a thriving town are yielding results, with Woodlawn welcoming new businesses and residents and continuing to grow as an innovative hub for education and community wellness.Annexed into the city of Birmingham in 1910, Woodlawn was once a burgeoningmore...

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