Allianz Gives $10,000 in Grants to Central Florida Firefighters

Minneapolis--( Business Wire )--Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America ( Allianz ) today announced it has awarded Allianz HeritageSM Rewards grants of $5,000 each to the Winter Park Fire Rescue in Winter Park and the Maitland Fire Department in Maitland, Fla.

Winter Park Fire Rescue will use the grant to purchase more than 20 Fail-Safe lock box systems, which will allow firefighters safe and quick access to buildings that is crucial to the safety of the public and firefighters. The Maitland Fire Department will use the grant to purchase EMS Airway Suction and firefighter rehabilitation equipment.

“Allianz is committed to supporting its network of financial service professionals with value-added programs that highlight their brand and their commitment to community,” said Eric Thomes, senior vice president of sales, Allianz. “The Allianz Heritage Rewards program allows us to add value to our agents and give life-saving support to those in need.”

In addition to providing grants to fire departments nationwide to ensure firefighters have the tools they need to protect and serve their communities, the Allianz Heritage Rewards program enables Allianz-affiliated FMOs and agents to strengthen relationships in core communities.

The Allianz Heritage Rewards program enables FMOs to direct grants to fire departments in the communities where they live and work. The Heritage Rewards program is a key component of the overall Allianz Heritage ProgramSM, which is an extension of the acclaimed Fireman’s Fund Heritage® program, started in 2004 by Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. Both Allianz and Fireman’s Fund are part of Allianz SE, a global financial services company based in Munich, Germany. For more information, please visit:

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Founded in 1896 and based in Minneapolis, Allianz provides fixed and variable annuities, life insurance policies, and long term care insurance products in the United States. Allianz products are offered through a nationwide network of independent distribution. The company is part of Allianz SE, a global financial services group that is the 14th largest company in the world based on sales, profits, assets and market value. Allianz SE employs nearly 155,000 people worldwide.

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