Supporting children in education, mental health, and bereavement.

Read about how the New York Life Foundation is taking meaningful steps to help navigate challenging life circumstances. 

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Heather Nesle speaks on Brave of Heart Fund.

Heather Nesle recently appeared on The Voice of Business, a radio program that can be heard on Radio Worcester Network in Worcester, MA to inform listeners about the Brave of Heart Fund®, created by the Foundations of New York Life and Cigna to provide to provide financial support in the form of charitable relief grants to support the families of healthcare workers who lose their lives to COVID-19.


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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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Living and loving with grief as a parent.

A mother's perspective and personal story of parenting through grief and how she and her two children pieced together a new version of their lives, together.

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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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Grief interrupted

Discover a four task framework to help children and their families overcome loss due to COVID-19 and the unique challenges it poses to grieving.

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Podcast

Matthew Nelson appears on the purpose360 podcast

Listen to Matthew and Lalita as they discuss why corporate volunteering should be rooted in community needs.

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Podcast

Heather Nesle appears on the purpose360 podcast

Heather discussed the Foundation's dedication to the issue of child bereavement, having donated $40 million in grants over the last decade to childhood bereavement organizations.

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Heather Nesle and Maria Collins of the New York Life Foundation appear on the Widowed Parent podcast

Heather discusses the recently launched Brave of Heart Fund and Maria discusses the New York Life Foundation's work in the area of childhood bereavement.

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Elevating the support and resources for bereaved children and families.

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

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