Community Involvement

Volunteers for Good (VfG) develops and promotes volunteer opportunities for New York Life's agents, employees and retirees so that they may contribute their time and expertise to help meet community needs.

 

In 2017, the Vermont General Office had 30 volunteers particapate in over 8 community events to raise $22,437 in grants.  The receiving organizations included:  Essex Boosters Club Inc., King Street Youth Center, United Way of Chittenden County, American Cancer Society Inc., Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington VT Inc., Visiting Nurses Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties.  We also qualified for a Community Impact Grant fro King Street Youth Center for $25,000.

 

2017 Schedule

April 11th - Ronald McDonald House Dinner – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

May 13th – VNA Jiggety Jog 5k Fun Run – 7:00 – 11:00 am

June 2nd – Camp Knock Knock – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

August 21st – Ronald McDonald House Dinner – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

September – VNA Respite House - TBA

October 24th – Ronald McDonald House Dinner – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

November 14th – Ronald McDonald House Dinner – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

December 1st – 22nd Toys for Kids Toy Drive

 

On Sunday, March 22nd, 2016, the Vermont General Office helped sponsor the RJ's Rice Run at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington.  This event is a 5k/10k run that honors long time teacher and coach RJ Noonan.  The proceeds of this event support upgrades to the Rice Memorial Fitness Center.  Our volunteers were able to provide waters and snacks to the participants of the event, while also running into a familiar New York Life face, retired EVP Mark Pfaff!

 

 

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