TLC Receives Community Impact Grant from New York Life for iPads

ROCKVILLE, MD, –TLC—The Treatment and Learning Centers announced today that it was awarded a $5,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life Insurance Company to support the purchase of new iPads that will be used in all TLC programs. TLC is a local, non-profit organization that provides educational, therapeutic, and vocational services to children and adults with special needs.

“We are grateful for New York Life’s investment in this program, which will help us provide leading edge services for children and adults with special needs in our community,” said Patricia Ritter, executive director of TLC.

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 eighty-five grants totaling more than $2.1 million have been awarded since the program’s inception.

“I am proud to have played a part in making a difference in the lives of TLC families and in our community,” said Jason Apolenis, an agent with New York Life’s Northern Virginia office and the person responsible for facilitating TLC’s application for the grant.

About TLC
TLC—The Treatment and Learning Centers, a non-profit organization located in Rockville, Md., improves lives and expands possibilities for individuals with special needs. Celebrating 62 years of service to the community in 2012, TLC is committed to integrity and excellence in our care. For more information visit our website at .

About New York Life
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 Web site at for more information.

*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune Magazine, May 5, 2011.  See for methodology.
**Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 1/25/12.
***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.

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