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This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Life Insurance Awareness Month, which Life Happens created and coordinates each year. Our goal remains the same: to educate more people about the importance of life insurance to protect their loved ones financially. Then, they are ready to take action and buy the coverage they need from you.

To celebrate this 20-year milestone, we’ve created a fresh campaign that you can use in myriad ways—online, in-person, on social media. Additionally, instead of using the voice of one LIAM spokesperson, we will be highlighting a chorus of voices—from the families featured in our most popular Real Life Stories over the years to influencers that represent the diverse voices in the communities we are working hard to reach.

This year's campaign theme is...

Life Insurance: For Anyone Who Lives

You might wonder if life insurance is worth it since you won’t be there to use it. But the truth is, life insurance isn’t for the people who die. It’s for the people who live.

From paying bills and the mortgage or rent, to funds for college and retirement, life insurance is for so much more than a funeral.

And many don’t know that life insurance can come with living benefits, including funds you can use while you’re alive to do things like buy a home, supplement your retirement income, cover an emergency expense and more.

Life insurance is for anyone who lives. Get the coverage you need today.


We've created content with variations on this theme, both with and without the living benefits component, so you can choose what works best for your company.

LIAM 2023 Company Webinar

Get a head start on planning for September's campaign by watching the LIAM Webinar for partner companies. We share an overview of all the new content and offer tips for making the most of these resources. We pre-recorded this webinar so you can watch any time that fits your schedule. If you have any questions after watching, please reach out at partnerships@lifehappens.org

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Start with the Marketing Guide, Customizable Articles & Slide Deck

Plan for a successful Life Insurance Awareness Month by using these key documents. The Marketing Guide has quick tips and campaign planning ideas, the customizable articles can be used in internal newsletters, magazines, emails and more, and new this year, use the campaign slide deck for internal communications.

Get the Marketing Guide

Get the Customizable Articles

Get the Campaign Slide Deck

To learn more about how you can customize and adapt content to meet your specific branding and compliance needs, contact Ric Pratte at partnerships@lifehappens.org. Pick the resources that work for your company and let Life Happens’ in-house team handle the rest for you.

Campaigns are only available to partners through their Life Happens Pro Account. If you would like to learn more about partnerships or have questions about your account, contact us at partnerships@lifehappens.org.

Below you can explore and download the full array of resources featuring this year's theme.

Life Insurance: For Anyone Who Lives Theme

This evergreen theme—which can be used for LIAM and beyond—focuses on the message that life insurance isn’t for the people who die. It’s for the people who live. We’ve partnered with AAPI artist Sirin Thada to create custom illustrations and a poster print for this campaign that reflect the theme that life insurance is for anyone who lives.

Get all the evergreen content Get the graphics and animations Get the emails and flyers Get the artwork Get the poster Living Benefits collection

Celebrating 20 years of LIAM

Join us in celebrating our anniversary with 20 Years, 20 Moments, a calendar of events for each weekday in September.

20 years, 20 moments calendar Get the anniversary graphics

Here are a few ways your company can plan to participate to get started:

  • Friday, September 1: Join our video premiere on YouTube to kick off the month. Life Happens YouTube channel.
  • Tuesday, September 5: Update your tech backgrounds to show your LIAM pride. Download screensavers for your desktop, tablet or phone. Update your tech backgrounds.
  • Thursday, September 7: Wear green or your company’s colors to spread awareness during Life Insurance Action Day.
  • Thursday, September 14 at 1 p.m. E: Join the LIAM Facebook Chat for a live discussion about life insurance. The questions are available on our blog in advance so you can pass your answers through company compliance beforehand if needed. See the questions.
  • Thursday, September 21 at noon E: Join Life Happens and LIMRA for An Insiders’ View of the 2023 Insurance Barometer Study Webinar. We’ll take a behind-the-scenes look at the top trends in the life insurance industry, from online shopping to financial wellness and more. Register here.
  • Tuesday, September 26: Close out the month by ordering a poster of our campaign-themed artwork by AAPI artist Sirin Thada. Order your poster.

Real Life Stories

Use our classic stories to show why life insurance is necessary.

Get the classic stories Submit a Real Life Story

Insurance Barometer Study

Get the study and statistics from the 2023 Insurance Barometer Study, that Life Happens conducts with LIMRA, to help drive your message home.

Get the study and content Link to the research page

Resources in Spanish

Peruse our selection of resources in Spanish including digital flyers, social media graphics, videos, animations and more. If you don’t speak Spanish and need help, contact Maggie Leyes at mleyes@lifehappens.org.

Get all the content in Spanish Get the new Spanish captions

Hispanic Heritage Month

Access all the content created to engage the Hispanic community with life insurance. Hispanic Heritage Month takes place each year from September 15 to October 15. The social media calendar is available in Spanish and English.

Get the calendars Hispanic Heritage Month collection

Reaching Single Moms

Access all the content created to reach single moms to help them get the coverage they need. Resources include Barometer data, graphics, flyers, emails, and more.

View the release Single Moms collection

Full Suite of LIAM Content

Access all the LIAM content. Resources include videos, flyers, social media graphics, email templates and more.

Get all the LIAM content