New York Life donates $20,000 to wildfire relief effort in the western states.

NEW YORK, N.Y., October 21, 2015—New York Life announced today it will donate $20,000 to aid wildfire relief efforts in the western states with a $10,000 donation to the American Red Cross designated for Northern California and a $10,000 donation to Okanogan County Community Action Council for wildfire recovery in Eastern Washington. The wildfires that engulfed north-central Washington are the largest in state history.

“Our thoughts are with the thousands of residents who have had their lives turned upside down by the wildfires that have spread across the western United States,” said Craig A. Forman, managing partner of New York Life’s Eastern Washington General Office. “On behalf of the local agents and staff at New York Life in the affected areas, we hope that our support will bring comfort to all who were impacted as they begin to rebuild their lives.”

New York Life stands ready to lend a hand when help is needed. Policyholders may be eligible for crisis relief and should call toll-free at 1-800-695-4331 for assistance. In difficult moments like this one, New York Life is committed to providing disaster victims with a brighter future.

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 for more information.


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