Donations and sponsorships

We’re proud of our reputation as a good Canadian corporate citizen.

Through our many donations and sponsorships, we’re actively supporting the communities in which we live and work, and building a healthier, brighter future for our Clients, Employees, advisors, shareholders and communities across Canada. 

Our goal is to help those who need help the most, in ways that are relevant to our purpose of helping people to live healthier lives while driving measurable social impact. Our philanthropic support within Canada focuses on health, with an emphasis on the prevention of type-2 diabetes and youth mental health.

We support organizations and programs across the country that empower Canadians to live healthier lives through positive lifestyle changes like increasing their physical activity, eating a healthy diet, and improving their mental resilience.

We also sponsor sports properties in key markets throughout Canada, allowing us to amplify Sun Life’s commitment to healthy and active living.

Our latest Public Accountability Statement outlines the social and economic impact of our policies, programs, and business activities.


We support type-2 diabetes prevention initiatives; and mental health, supporting programs with a focus on building resilience and coping skills.


We sponsor sports properties in key markets across Canada, amplifying Sun Life’s commitment to healthy and active living.

Employee giving

At Sun Life, employees play an integral role in bringing our purpose to life. You Give We Give is our employee and advisor giving program where employees and advisors can give back to the causes that are important to them. Through You Give We Give, we’re building healthier, sustainable communities.