Category: Community Relations

AF Sponsors Teacher of the Year Celebration

One of the things I enjoy most about my job is the opportunity to represent American Fidelity during events that honor educators. This week, I got to head to the state fairgrounds where a dozen of the state’s best and ...

Colleagues Support Charitable Organizations

Tomorrow, Colleagues will wear green T-shirts to support our monthly charity day. Each month, a new charity is highlighted at AFA and the proceeds from charity day are donated to that group. We average about $900 a month in donations – ...

Colleagues Support Partner School

It seems pretty early in the summer to be thinking about school supplies, but Oklahoma City Schools start back in just over a month! Each year, we host a school supply drive to help ensure students at our partner school, Buchanan ...

American Fidelity Competes in the Corporate Challenge

This last weekend, companies from all across Oklahoma City gathered to compete in this year’s OU Medicine Corporate Challenge. American Fidelity was there to join in the friendly competition that raises money and awareness for the UCO Endeavor Games. We love ...

Supporting the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

One of the favorite charities among our Colleagues is the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. We support a food drive each year, and a volunteer day to serve the organization. This year was no different. A food drive wrapped up last ...

Piedmont Teacher Earns AFA-KMGL Honor

Lacey Bates was nearly speechless when Jeff “The Magic Man” Roberts burst into a staff meeting at Piedmont’s Stone Ridge Elementary to announce that she has been voted the American Fidelity-KMGL Teacher of the Year! I was proud to be on ...

Colleagues Man Memorial Marathon Water Stop

For the past 15 years, thousands of runners have streamed down Classen Boulevard on the fourth Sunday in April while participating in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. With the race route for both the full marathon and half marathon passing right ...

AF Joins United Way to Read Out Loud

What is more fun than reading a great book to a group of kids? This week, a few Colleagues and I got to do that at our partner school, Buchanan Elementary, during the United Way’s Read Out Loud campaign to promote ...

Community Activities Abound in April

Can you believe the end of March is already here? On Wednesday, we usher in the month of April, and along with it a plethora of activities that our Colleagues will support in the community. Here’s a look at some of ...

AFA in OKC

American Fidelity is proud to be a Company founded and headquartered in Oklahoma City. For more than 50 years, AFA has made a priority of supporting the community and people in the place it calls home. But what makes our city ...

Thunder, American Fidelity Team Up to Distribute 100,000 Books

100,000 books 32,000 miles 1,300 site visits 6 years The Rolling Thunder book bus made its first appearance in February 2009 at the state Capitol. A group of students from Buchanan Elementary – American Fidelity’s partner school – were invited to be the first ...

Colleagues Support the Children’s Center

On the last Friday of each month, our Colleagues pay $2 to a selected charity and are allowed to wear T-shirts for the day. This month, we’re supporting The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is a private, ...

AFA Colleagues Save Lives

  Today is blood drive day here at AFA! Five times out of the year, American Fidelity partners with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to provide an on-site blood drive for our Colleagues right here in the office. AFA has been proudly ...

AFA Helps Honor Teachers

Once a week during the school year, American Fidelity partners with Magic 104.1 to recognize a great teacher in our community. It’s a great opportunity to recognize heroes who have a huge impact on our future by shaping the lives of ...

Holiday Season Brings out the Best in Colleagues

What is it about the holidays that make us want to help others? While the concept isn’t exclusive to American Fidelity, our Colleagues certainly come out in force to demonstrate it. The generosity of fellow Colleagues is one of the things ...

2015 Charity Day Schedule Set

In November, our thoughts naturally turn to giving thanks for the wonderful things going on in our lives. Sometimes, those things are a result of help we received from a non-profit organization, and we want to thank them in return. American ...

AF Supports Colleagues’ Favorite Charities

American Fidelity Colleagues are generous with their time and with their money. Colleagues regularly support dozens of organizations throughout Oklahoma, the nation and even the world. Each fall, we have the chance to nominate our favorite charities to receive proceeds from ...

AFA Colleagues Go Back to School, Too

Yellow caution lights are flashing in school zones throughout Oklahoma City, and soon many other districts will follow suit. And while the kids are heading back to the classroom, about 40 American Fidelity Colleagues soon will be heading to our partner ...

AFA Implements New Volunteer Policy

Readers who follow Inside American Fidelity know that we’re a family owned Company that takes pride in being a strong corporate citizen. We don’t just talk, we take action. That’s why we’re so excited this week to announce a new volunteer ...

Charity Proceeds Benefit Rainbow Girls

On the last Friday of each month, the halls of the Home Office are full of Colleagues sporting bright green “chari-tee” shirts. The shirts show support of the charity that will receive that month’s donations. Colleagues pay $2 a month ...

AFA Establishes Fund for Colleagues in Need

Last year, several tornados pummeled the Oklahoma City metro area where the majority of our Colleagues live. Many of them had severe damage to their homes, and some were destroyed. Members of the American Fidelity family rallied to help, and a ...

AFA Teams with Radio Station to Recognize Teachers

I’ve had plenty of great teachers in my life, but especially memorable was my fourth-grade teacher, Mrs. Grisham. She was so encouraging and supportive of me in a time when I was struggling to find my place in this world. If ...

Supporting the Run to Remember

  Dozens of American Fidelity Colleagues will run in the Oklahoma City National Memorial Marathon or support the participants at a water stop along the course. Supporting the Run to Remember Last Saturday, the Oklahoma City community remembered the tragedy 19 years ago ...

Hometown Happenings: Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts

American Fidelity is proud to be a company founded and headquartered in Oklahoma City. We are also honored to support, through financial contributions and volunteer service by our Colleagues, several organizations that improve the quality of life in our hometown. Recently, ...

Having Fun, Helping Kids

Helping children achieve success in life is important to American Fidelity. Having fun, while helping children, is really just icing on the cake. In addition to her daily duties as an actuary here at American Fidelity, Colleague Renee Bauer serves on ...

Sharing the Holiday Spirit I Donating Blood – or Food

Throughout the year American Fidelity partners with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to hold blood drives right here at our office so our Colleagues can conveniently donate to the local blood supply. Each year we also hold food drives where our ...

Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October, I start seeing more and more pink – pink pins, pink bracelets, pink hats and especially pink ribbons. The color is a great reminder that the women among us need to be mindful of breast cancer. I did a ...

Giving Blood and Saving Lives

Tomorrow is a blood drive day for AFA. We work with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to provide an onsite blood drive so our Colleagues can help save lives without having to leave the office. American Fidelity has been hosting blood ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Earth Day

Every year on April 22, people across the world take part in Earth Day, and that includes us here at American Fidelity. Individuals, communities, organizations, businesses, etc. recognize the amazing planet we live on and take action to protect it.  So, ...

Colleagues Go Bald for Childhood Cancer Research

I always love hearing about fellow Colleagues who get involved with the community. This week, a brave foursome had their heads shaved as part of the national St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s fundraisers to help them find cures for childhood cancers. Colleague John ...

Colleagues Steer Charitable Efforts

American Fidelity Colleagues are proud of our commitment to the community, and we often look for ways that we can give back. One of our popular programs is Charity Jeans Day. One Friday each month, our Colleagues pay $2 to wear ...