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The Primerica Foundation Awards Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services with $20,000 Grant

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Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services has received a $20,000 Primerica
Foundation grant in support of its non-residential, family crisis
intervention counseling program.

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From Left to Right: Peter Schneider, Primerica President; Wendy Mitchell, Miami Bridge Licensed Clin ...

From Left to Right: Peter Schneider, Primerica President; Wendy Mitchell, Miami Bridge Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Dr. Dorcas Wilcox, CEO of Miami Bridge; Kathryn Kieser, Primerica Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Primerica Foundation. (Photo: Business Wire)

Miami Bridge's First Stop for Families Program works with approximately
400 youth and their families each year. Funded by the Florida Network
Youth & Family Services, Inc., through the State of Florida Department
of Juvenile Justice, along with the United Way and local foundations,
this program is designed to provide services to help families stay
together. It diverts children from having to utilize emergency shelter
services by providing short-term family crisis intervention assistance.
The organization's seasoned social work staff understands the
frustrations that drive wedges between children and families.

"Miami Bridge is far more than just an emergency shelter," stated Dorcas
Wilcox, CEO of Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services, Inc. "Our
community-based programs, like First Stop for Families, are designed to
open lines of communication in times of crisis and stress, we help
families develop new solutions and approaches to overcome conflicts."

The Primerica Foundation is the charitable arm of Primerica, Inc., the
Georgia-based financial services company. The Primerica Foundation gives
funding support to programs that meet critical needs of families, and in
turn, build stronger communities. Since its establishment in 2010, the
Foundation has positively impacted the lives of tens of thousands of
individuals.

"Primerica is deeply committed to improving the communities in which we
live and work," said Glenn Williams, Primerica's CEO. "Through targeted
charitable giving, our Foundation helps strengthen and support families
in their time of need. We applaud the exceptional work done by Miami
Bridge and are proud to support this worthwhile organization."

Miami Bridge's non-residential/community behavioral services help local
families, at-risk LGBTQ youth, and even truant students in the
Miami-Dade County Public Schools system by making free counseling, case
management and mentoring services readily available to them. Annually,
Miami Bridge shelters more than 500 children and teens, providing over
10,000 care days for those individuals, as well as counseling to more
than 550 families with children ages 6-17. The nonprofit's efforts have
resulted in 75 percent of youth reporting self-improvement or exhibiting
a decrease in risky behaviors.

About Primerica, Inc.

Primerica, Inc., headquartered in Duluth, GA, is a leading distributor
of financial products to middle income families in North America.
Primerica representatives educate their clients about how to better
prepare for a more secure financial future by assessing their needs and
providing appropriate solutions through term life insurance, which the
company underwrites, and mutual funds, annuities and other financial
products, which are distributed primarily on behalf of third parties.
The Company insured approximately 5 million lives and had over 2 million
client investment accounts at December 31, 2017. Primerica stock is
included in the S&P MidCap 400 and the Russell 2000 stock indices and is
traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "PRI."

About Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services, Inc.

Miami Bridge was established in 1985 and serves as Miami-Dade County's
only 24-hour emergency shelter for children and teens in crisis ages
10-17. For more than 33 years, the non-profit organization has worked to
rescue youth in the community from lives of victimization and crime by
providing refuge, protection and specialized care in a nurturing, stable
environment. Annually, Miami Bridge shelters more than 500 children and
teens, providing over 10,000 care days for those individuals, as well as
counseling to more than 550 families with children ages 6-17. For
additional information, please visit www.miamibridge.org.

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