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Assurant's Initiative Turns Miles Into 380,000 Meals for Communities in Need

September 11, 2023

Assurant, Inc. recently celebrated the resounding success of its fourth annual "Miles to Meals" challenge in partnership with Move For Hunger.

Since the event’s inception in 2020, the "Miles to Meals" challenge has grown from a humble beginning of about 160 Assurant employees to a global movement that unites 2,500 participants from around the world.

During the month of June, participants collectively took over 430 million steps, a testament to their dedication and determination. With an average distance of 75+ miles per participant, these individuals showcased their commitment to making a difference in their communities and beyond. For each mile completed, The Assurant Foundation donated $1 to Move For Hunger, which will provide 380,000 meals to families and individuals facing hunger and food insecurity.

  • Participants: 2,500
  • Teams: 44 (15 new teams this year)
  • Steps taken: 431+ million
  • Total miles: 194,000+
  • Average of 1,200 hours of activity logged per day
  • Over 75 average miles completed per team member

 

With each passing year, the "Miles to Meals" challenge gains momentum, participants and partners, cementing itself as a force for good and a shining example of what can be achieved when individuals come together with a shared purpose.

Assurant has now hosted four “Miles to Meals” challenges. It is an awesome format for engaging our employees, promoting their physical and mental well-being, all while raising money to support Move for Hunger’s cause of combating food insecurity. It has been an incredible partnership with Move for Hunger and a true Win/Win!” said Ryan Lumsden, President Multi-Family Housing.

Assurant, Inc. is a renowned player in the business services sector, recognized for its provision of support, protection and connections for significant consumer acquisitions. Since its partnership with Move For Hunger in 2019, the company has been actively engaged in addressing hunger. Through this collaboration, Assurant has helped provide over 1.7 million meals to communities in need, reflecting its ongoing dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of those facing food insecurity.

If you're looking to make a difference within your own company and community, consider hosting your own Move 2 Fight Hunger event in partnership with Move For Hunger. By participating, your organization can join the ranks of those who are turning miles into meals.