SOURCE: Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation

Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation

June 29, 2011 12:23 ET

The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation Receives Community Impact Grant From New York Life

COUNTRYSIDE, IL--(Marketwire - Jun 29, 2011) - The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation ( announced today that it was awarded a $10,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life Insurance Company to support bringing the very first National Comfort Zone Camp to Illinois.

"We are grateful for New York Life's investment in this program, which will have a lasting effect on the entire community," said Kevin Doyle, President of the Board and Executive Director. "New York Life's ongoing service has directly benefited many people throughout the state of Illinois."

"New York Life is proud to support The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation in our community that is home to many agents and employees," said David Nelson, Partner of the company's Western Illinois GO. "It's gratifying to be able to provide grants to local organizations that help meet the increasing needs of the community. New York Life strongly encourages our people to give their time and talents to help make a difference."

The Community Impact Grant program, which began in 2008, awards grants of up to $25,000 to local nonprofit organizations, which are supported by New York Life agents and employees and address the needs of the community. One hundred and twenty-eight grants totaling over $1.4 million have been awarded since the program's inception.

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 from all four of the major credit rating agencies. 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 institutional and retail mutual funds.

Please visit New York Life's web site at for more information.

*New York Life is the largest mutual life insurance company based on the Fortune 500, ranked within industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual), Fortune magazine, May 3, 2010.
**New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.

About The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation
The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides support and assistance to children ages 7-17 whose parent or legal guardian was the victim of murder. Through our partnership with Comfort Zone Camp ( and our college scholarship program, we believe that we can transform a child's tragedy into a bright future. For more information, please visit

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