NEW YORK, N.Y., October 9, 2008 – The New York Life Foundation recently announced grants totaling over $900,000 to six nonprofit organizations that engage older adults in work or volunteer opportunities for the betterment of the community. This new Foundation area, “A Selfless Legacy,” supports organizations that target older adults involved with programs that are intergenerational, broaden the financial education of at-risk community members, or strengthen the field of civic activity among older adults.
“We are pleased to expand our support to nonprofits that provide opportunities for older adults to be active, engaged and contributing to society,” said Chris Park, president, New York Life Foundation. “These nonprofits serve the entire community by capturing the knowledge and experience of older adults and providing them with meaningful opportunities to share their talent and expertise.”
The 2008 grants fall into three categories:
Promotion of Selfless Legacies
About The New York Life Foundation
The New York Life Foundation is the major vehicle through which New York Life Insurance Company channels contributions to national and local nonprofit organizations. In addition to its Nurturing the Children initiative, the Foundation also supports organizations and programs that help older adults create a Selfless Legacy by keeping active, engaged and contributing to society. Since 1979, the New York Life Foundation has donated more than $100 million to national and local nonprofit organizations. Please visit the Foundation’s Web site at www.newyorklifefoundation.org
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