Oakbrook, IL (PRWEB) September 06, 2013
The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation (http://www.sadfund.org) announced today that it was awarded a $20,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life to sponsor its third camp for children ages 7-17 who lost a parent or sibling to homicide.
“We are very grateful for the continued support from New York Life. Their contribution for the third year in a row has truly allowed us to help impact the lives of these children,” said Sheilah A. Dole Foundation Founder and Executive Director Kevin Doyle.
“New York Life strongly encourages our employees to give their time and talents to help make a difference in our community,” said Binh Nguyen, managing partner of the company’s Western Illinois General Office.
The Community Impact Grant program awards grants of up to $25,000 to local nonprofit organizations which address the needs of the community, and are supported by New York Life agents and employees. Two hundred sixty grants totaling more than $3.1 million have been awarded since the program’s inception in 2008.
About The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation
The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides support and assistance to children ages 7-17 whose parent, legal guardian, or sibling fell victim to homicide. Through our partnership with Comfort Zone Camp (http://www.comfortzonecamp.org) and our college scholarship program, we believe that we can transform a child's tragedy into a bright future. For more information, please visit http://www.sadfund.org.
About New York Life
New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+).** Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investments*** provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at http://www.newyorklife.com for more information.
*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, May 20, 2013. See http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/2013/faq/?iid=F500_sp_method%20 for methodology.
**Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 8/1/13.
***New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.
Pictured (Left to right): Members of New York Life’s Western Illinois General Office -- Kenya Stewart, David Kikoen, Managing Partner Bing Nguyen and Dake Hubbard -- present Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation founder Kevin Doyle (second from left) with a $20,000 Community Impact Grant check from New York Life to support the Foundation's third camp for children ages 7-17 who lost a parent or sibling to homicide.