New York Life donates $100,000 in response to Orlando terrorist attack.
NEW YORK, June 17, 2016—New York Life announced today that it will donate $100,000 to provide assistance to those affected by the nation's deadliest mass shooting incident and worst terrorist attack since 9/11.
The company will make a $50,000 donation to OneOrlando Fund and $50,000 to the LGBT Center of Orlando. Both organizations are providing support and services to first responders, victims and the community.
“We are deeply saddened by this act of violence that has affected many innocent lives,” said Ted Mathas, Chairman and CEO of New York Life. “We hope our support will help bring a measure of comfort to the families, friends, loved ones, and first responders in the difficult days ahead.”
“Our City has just begun to recover from the impact of the Pulse tragedy. The support of partners like New York Life sends a signal to our city that we are not in this alone,” said Buddy Dyer, the Mayor of Orlando. “The money we are raising will provide a way to help us respond to the needs of our community, now and in the time to come. Words cannot begin to express how grateful we are for to the outpouring of support from across the globe.”
New York Life stands ready to lend a hand to those in need. In difficult moments like this one, New York Life is committed to providing victims and their families 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 www.newyorklife.com for more information.