ING Sponsors Bowling Event to Promote Breast Cancer Education

January 15, 2010 New York Share: Print Subscribe to Email Alerts

ING, a global financial services company, is joining with Breastcancer.org, the premier online resource for breast health and breast cancer, to serve as lead sponsor for their first-ever bowling event in New York City to promote breast cancer education. “ING is proud to sponsor ING New York City Bowling for Breastcancer.org as part of our commitment to help improve the lives of people in the communities where we do business,” said Thomas J. McInerney, chief operating officer, ING Insurance and chairman, ING Foundation. “Just as ING is making it easier for people to secure a better financial future, we support Breastcancer.org’s mission to provide vital information to empower people to make informed decisions about their breast health.”

Proceeds from the ING New York City Bowling for Breastcancer.org will fund essential educational efforts and groundbreaking new programming, as well as enable the organization to reach millions more people around the world who are searching for reliable breast health and breast cancer information. “We are deeply grateful to ING for their visionary leadership and critical support of Breastcancer.org’s major fundraising event,” said Marisa Weiss, MD, president and founder of Breastcancer.org. “Their powerful corporate citizenship has inspired other corporations to become involved. Without a doubt, ING’s philanthropy shows the world how much they care about families challenged by breast cancer.”

ING New York City Bowling for Breastcancer.org will take place on Thursday, February 11, 2010, at Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge in Manhattan beginning at 6 p.m.

Press inquiries

Audria Belton Benn, ING, 770-980-5715 or audria.benn@us.ing.com

About ING

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, investments, life insurance and retirement services to over 85 million residential, corporate and institutional clients in more than 40 countries. With a diverse workforce of about 115,000 people, ING is dedicated to setting the standard in helping our clients manage their financial future.

In the U.S., the ING (NYSE: ING) family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, which includes life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits, financial planning, and reinsurance. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves nearly 30 million customers across the nation.

ING’s diversity management philosophy and commitment to workforce diversity, diversity marketing, corporate citizenship and supplier diversity fosters an inclusive environment for employees that supports a distinctive product and service experience for the financial services consumer.

For more information, visit www.ing.com/us.

About the ING Foundation
The ING Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in communities where ING operates and its employees and customers live. Through charitable giving and employee volunteerism, the foundation focuses on programs in the areas of financial literacy, children’s education, diversity, and environmental sustainability.

For more information, visit www.ing-usafoundation.com.

About Breastcancer.org

Breastcancer.org is the #1 online resource for breast health and breast cancer information and support, with more than 6,000 pages of medically vetted content and a vibrant peer support community. Breastcancer.org, a nonprofit organization, helps individuals and families understand, interpret and act upon the most reliable and up-to-date breast cancer information so they can make the best decisions for their lives. All of the services are provided at no charge.