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Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that it will award an additional
$10,000 to the nonprofit organization that its Facebook® fans feel best represents President
Abraham Lincoln's ideals of education, freedom and opportunity. From now until
11:59 p.m. ET on
May 17, 2013, Lincoln Financial's fans can
cast their vote for one of five national nonprofit groups which the company currently supports through regional affiliates:
"The enduring legacy of
Abraham Lincoln remains an inspiration behind our corporate commitment to expanding opportunities through education," said
Nancy Rogers, president of the Lincoln Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lincoln Financial Group. "Through their education initiatives, these five nonprofit partners work in communities across the country to ensure that our children continue to enjoy the opportunities originally secured by
Abraham Lincoln. We want to engage our broader social community, as well, to help decide the winner of the additional funding by voting on which organization inspires them the most."
For more information, including
rules to place your vote, please visit the
Charitable Vote section of Lincoln Financial's Facebook page.
About Lincoln Financial GroupLincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the
Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $178 billion as of December 31, 2012. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; employer-sponsored retirement plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services.
For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit
www.lincolnfinancial.com.About Lincoln Financial FoundationThe Lincoln Financial Foundation, established in 1962, is a nonprofit organization formed and supported by Lincoln Financial Group. Under Lincoln Foundation guidelines, grants are made in the areas of arts, education, human services and economic/workforce development.
SOURCE Lincoln Financial Group