We’ve passionately supported the fight against childhood cancer for nearly 20 years.
More than 16,000 independent Aflac national sales agents and employees contribute more than $425,000 from their commission checks or paychecks every month to help support the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia.
Through generous donations from more than 19,700 employees and sales agents associated with Aflac Japan, Aflac Parents Houses (Link to that Page) have helped thousands of children and their families battling chronic diseases like pediatric cancer.
- In January 2013, Aflac announced its participation in the TOMODACHI Initiative, a joint enterprise led by the United States Government and the U.S.-Japan Council that invests in the next generation of Japanese and Americans in ways that strengthen relationships between the countries over the long-term. Aflac's specific involvement is in the area of pediatric cancer research and treatment.
- More than $79 million donated to the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare Atlanta to fight pediatric cancer.
- Aflac Japan joined with the Children's Cancer Association of Japan to build Aflac Parents Houses, which are comprehensive support centers for children and their parents who are traveling for medical treatment.
- $1.4 million was donated to Children’s Oncology Group to help find a cure for childhood cancer and another $1 million donated to CureSearch toward its adolescent and young adult programs.
- Aflac has an ongoing commitment to the Child Life Therapy Program at the Morrell Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, which is housed in the Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center in New York.
- Aflac has an ongoing commitment to the University of Nebraska Medical Center to establish the Aflac Fund for Childhood Cancer Patients and Families.