Benefitfocus and its Associates Give $100,000 to Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

Charleston-based software company matches $2 for every $1 donated by its associates

Charleston, S.C. – June 26, 2015 – Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), today announced that the company and its associates will contribute $100,000 to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund. The company began a fundraising campaign the day after the shooting and is matching $2 for every $1 its associates donate. It will continue to raise funds over the next week. 

“The families of the victims, the Mother Emanuel AME Church, and our entire community suffered an immeasurable loss, and the associates of Benefitfocus extend our deepest condolences to all those affected,” said Benefitfocus CEO Shawn Jenkins. “We hope our support will help the families on their path to healing.” 

“We are thankful to be a part of an amazing community and are inspired by the compassion and generosity that everyone has shown to lift up our neighbors in such a time of need,” Jenkins added.

About Benefitfocus

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT) is a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers and brokers. Benefitfocus has served more than 25 million consumers on its platform that consists of an integrated portfolio of products and services enabling clients to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits information. With a user-friendly interface and consumer-centric design, the Benefitfocus Platform provides one place for consumers to access all their benefits. Benefitfocus solutions support the administration of all types of benefits including core medical, dental and other voluntary benefits plans as well as wellness programs. For more information, visit



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