New York Life Supports Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks with a $5,000 Community Impact Grant
SPRINGFIELD, MO – The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks, an organization of people reaching out to friends and neighbors who have been affected by breast cancer, announced today that it was awarded a $5,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life Insurance Company to support the O’Reilly Children’s Fund.
Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) offers personal support and comfort in real and practical ways, providing support networks, mentor programs, and a full range of resources related to breast cancer. One in three applicants to BCFO’s Client Assistance Program has children in the home. New York Life’s gift to the O’Reilly Children’s Fund will ensure that the unique needs of these children are met during a time of financial hardship for the family.
New York Life Insurance Company’s 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, field managers 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.
Pictured: Steve Schneider, an agent with New York Life’s Southern Missouri General Office, congratulates Brian McCracken and Crystal Webster of BCFO on receiving a $5,000 Community Impact Grant to support the O’Reilly Children’s Fund.