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Stories to inspire

The New York Life Foundation is creating real change in the community through our work and the work of our partners. Explore a collection of stories that highlight the power of our collective action.


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Meaningful philanthropy

We are proud to be MENTOR’S 2021 Honoree in Impactful Philanthropy, which is given to a foundation, company, individual philanthropist or board member who has made a significant impact on young people through investment of time and funds in mentoring programs. Through school initiatives like Higher Achievement, we will continue our mission of providing children with meaningful educational support.

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Join the conversation

Explore resources related to important issues addressed by the New York Life Foundation, including education, workforce engagement, bereavement, COVID-19 and more.

Elevating the support and resources for bereaved children

November is Children's Grief Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness that children and teens grieve too.

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Let's get better at grief.

There's no one-size fits all approach to supporting someone who's grieving.

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A mother guides her bereaved son’s path to resilience

Former All-Pro NFL player Brian Griese and his wife Brook founded Judi’s House, a comprehensive bereavement center in Denver.

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Lifting others up in our current crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has put a tremendous strain on children, their families, and communities across the country and the world. See how we’re meeting the challenges of this moment.

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