At Settlers Life we take our role as a corporate citizen seriously.

With success comes certain responsibility. We believe that for Settlers Life to be a good citizen we must give back to the community, and seek to help those who are less fortunate. By doing so we believe we help to make our community a better one. We also encourage you to participate by giving to your community what you can afford in time and financial support.

Here are some of the ways in which we have been pleased (and proud!) to support our community:

  United Way Annual Fundraising Campaign

  • Settlers Life's Bristol Office has supported the United Way through monetary contributions on an annual basis, and by serving as a Pacesetter from 2003-2009.
  • New Givers Award - 2000/2001
  • Presidents Campaign Award - 2003/2004
  • Silver Award - 2004/2005, 2012/2013
  • Bronze Award - 2001-2003, 2005-2011, 2014-2015
  United Way Week of Caring
  • Settlers Life participates in the Week of Caring each year by sponsoring an event or project at a United Way Agency.
  • Recent sponsorships have included:  Boys & Girls Club - Barter Theatre trip, River's Way - Alive and Well in the Garden, YWCA - Moms R Us Baby Shower Drive, American Red Cross - Whales Tales Water Safety



In September 2015 for Hunger Action Month, Settlers Life employees donated 303 lbs of food to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southwest Virginia!


    Settlers Life employees have donated over 427 units of blood, which are used to touch lives in the Bristol, VA/TN community. The blood mobile makes a regular stop at 1969 Lee Hwy. once each quarter.


In 2001 Settlers Life was a founding member of this community musical festival celebrating Bristol, TN-VA as the "Birthplace of Country Music". The company and its people annually support the festival as an event and stage sponsor.

To see what is in store for 2016, check out the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion website here.


As a corporate sponsor from 2003-2008, the agents and employees of Settlers Life raised over $25,000 for the American Diabetes Association through employee fundraisers and 3 mile walks for Diabetes. Settlers Life raised more than $3,200 for the ADA in 2015!

 In addition to supporting many other community causes, Settlers Life has also made monetary contributions and/or participated in efforts to help fund the support of the following organizations:

  • Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol, VA
  • Bristol Little League, Bristol, Virginia
  • Girls Inc., Bristol, Virginia
  • American Cancer Society, Abingdon, Virginia
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, Bristol, TN
  • Washington Co. Little Leagues, Wash. County, VA
  • Boy Scouts of America/Sequoyah Council
  • Healing Hands Health Clinic, Bristol, TN
  • Abuse Alternatives, Bristol, TN
  • Speedway Children's Charities, Bristol, TN
  • Mountain Region Speech & Hearing, Kingsport, TN