RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that it will be a presenting sponsor of the Eagles Autism Challenge, a one-day bike ride and family-friendly 5K run/walk on May 19, 2018, featuring Philadelphia Eagles players, alumni, coaches, executives, cheerleaders and the Eagles mascot, SWOOP. The Eagles Autism Challenge is dedicated to raising much-needed funds for innovative autism research and programs through a coalition that includes the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University, and Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health.
“Through our long-standing partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles, we are proud to support such a valuable initiative,” said Lisa M. Buckingham, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, head of Brand and Enterprise Communications. “By providing resources to doctors and scientists at these leading institutions, we can help play an active role in assisting those currently touched by autism, as well as future generations. The Eagles Autism Challenge aims to inspire and engage the community, so together, we can make a lasting impact.”
As a way to kick off participant registration, Lincoln Financial hosted a pep rally for employees at its Radnor, Pa., headquarters, which also featured special appearances by Eagles kicker Caleb Sturgis, safety Chris Maragos, Eagles Legend Mike Quick and SWOOP.
About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $246 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017. Lincoln is a committed corporate citizen and was named one of the Forbes Best Employers for 2017, is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America, and received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com.
The Eagles Autism Challenge
The Eagles Autism Challenge is dedicated to raising funds for innovative research and programs to help unlock the mystery of Autism Spectrum Disorder. By providing the necessary resources to doctors and scientists at leading institutions, we will be able to assist those currently touched by autism as well as future generations. Our event aims to inspire and engage the community, so together, we can provide much-needed support to make a lasting impact in the field of autism. For more information, please visit www.eaglesautismchallenge.org.