Tag Archives: social responsibility

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 ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Throughout the month of October, many people recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in walks, listening to doctors and nurses speak about the importance of getting screened, encouraging women to talk to their doctors about when to start getting ...

American Fidelity Helps Recognize Top Teachers

Many of American Fidelity’s Customers are educators, so we’re always excited when we get the opportunity to recognize some of the top talents in the profession. That was the case yesterday when the Oklahoma State Department of Education named the 2015 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Colleagues Vote, AF Donates

Fall is just around the corner and that means American Fidelity’s family event, Famboree is coming up too! On Sept. 20 we are holding an event for Colleagues and their families to kick back, relax and have a good time. ...

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 ...

Providing Work-Life Resources for Colleagues

At American Fidelity we know the balancing act of work and life can get tough. That’s why we offer our Colleagues a great resource for assistance with counseling, legal and financial recommendations, articles, webinars and personalized research. GuidanceResources® is available ...

Avoid Mosquito Bites and West Nile Virus

Large amounts of rain and hot-humid temperatures make this time of year prime mosquito season, so it’s important to make sure you and your family members are taking the necessary precautions. The Oklahoma City County Health Department (OCCHD) recommends following the ...

AFA Donates $35,000 in Furniture to OKC Public Schools

One of the things I love about working at American Fidelity is our dedication to giving back to the community. And since many of our Customers are teachers, supporting education-related programs and non-profits is important to us. We were recently ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Thundering Up at the Office and in the Community

The NBA playoffs are in full swing and our Colleagues love cheering on the Oklahoma City Thunder. One of the great things about working at American Fidelity is the opportunity to support our local NBA team and to work with them ...

What’s Happening at AFA I School Named for Past AFA Leader to Open in August

Over the last five decades, American Fidelity has been blessed with great leadership. Perhaps best known in the community is John Rex. John worked with American Fidelity for 35 years before his death in 2006. During that time, he left his ...

AFA Helps Colleagues’ Favorite Charities

I work for a great Company that supports its Colleagues as well as its community. But one of the programs it offers does both! Each November, we have a lottery where Colleagues nominate their favorite charities to receive proceeds from monthly ...

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 ...

American Fidelity Donates $1,000 to Positive Tomorrows!

American Fidelity recently hosted a charity contest and we have a winner! Participants could vote for one of three worthy charities to receive a $1,000 donation from AFA. Thank you to all of you who voted and shared the contest ...

AFA Helps Honor State Teachers

Yesterday I was lucky enough to represent American Fidelity at the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year announcement. Ultimately, Peter Markes from Edmond North High School was selected from among the 12 outstanding finalists to represent our state as the 2014 Teacher ...

You Decide Which Charity Receives $1,000!

With school back in session, American Fidelity wants to give back to the local community and support a charity that provides education-related programs. Many of our Customers serve as educators and school administrators, so education is close to our heart. ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Life Insurance Awareness Month

Have you ensured that your family members could survive and pay the bills if something were to happen that took you away from them? Life insurance can do some amazing things for those who lose the ones who provide for ...

Paid in Smiles – Tutoring Has Its Perks

  If you could spend just one hour a week and know that your effort had a lasting impact on a child’s future, wouldn’t you do it? Many of our Colleagues would, and that’s why they volunteer to tutor a student at ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Making a Difference with United Way

You’ve probably read a lot about how great American Fidelity is to its Colleagues, but one of the greatest things about working for AFA is that Colleagues have many opportunities to help the local community. The annual United Way campaign ...

Oklahoma Tornado Relief

Like many across Oklahoma, the nation and the world, our hearts go out to those impacted by the recent tornados. At least 20 of our own Colleagues were directly affected and numerous others had family and friends who have lost ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Providing Opportunities

You’ve probably heard me talk about our tagline, “Our Family, Dedicated to Yours”. It’s true, American Fidelity really cares about Colleagues and invests in not only us, but our families, too. One of the great things AFA does for Colleagues ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Thunder Up

One thing I know about American Fidelity and our Colleagues is that we love our Oklahoma City Thunder. We love to watch them play and are proud to support our local community with them. To show our support during the NBA ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Volunteering, Running and Remembering

Just yesterday, thousands of people participated in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, including quite a few of my American Fidelity Colleagues. Those of us who weren’t running had the chance to work at the Water Stop in front of our ...

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, ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Partnering with a Local Elementary School

Our tutoring program with Buchanan Elementary is one of my favorite community efforts that American Fidelity Colleagues are involved in. Buchanan has been AFA’s partner school since the 2006-2007 school year. We get the opportunity to tutor a student 30 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Walking for Our Hearts

We all know it’s important for companies to be involved in the communities where they do business. We believe it’s more than something to put in the annual report. It’s part of who we are and work on a daily ...

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 ...