Mountain Goat Trail receives $1000 from the New York Life Foundation



MGTA Executive Director Patrick Dean receives $1000 award from Lynn Cimino-Hurt on behalf of the New York Life Foundation

SEWANEE TN, November 18, 2015 — The Mountain Goat Trail Alliance announced today that it has been awarded a New York Life Foundation’s Volunteers for Good – Individual Grant in the amount of $1000 to recognize the volunteer service of Lynn Cimino-Hurt. She has been a longtime supporter of the MGTA. This grant program encourages and supports the volunteer involvement of New York Life employees, agents and retirees with community-based nonprofit organizations.

“Lynn Cimino-Hurt has been instrumental in assisting our organization,” said Nate Wilson, board president of MGTA. “We are very grateful to the New York Life Foundation for this grant to support our work in the community.”

“I am pleased to be able to help the Mountain Goat Trail Alliance in its fundraising efforts,” said Lynn, a volunteer from New York Life’s Cimino Hurt Financial Group LLC office. “This organization is making a difference and I’m pleased that the company supports my volunteer service.”

New York Life develops and promotes volunteer opportunities for their agents, employees and retirees though Volunteers for Good so they may contribute their time and expertise to help meet community needs. Volunteers for Good grants recognize and encourage their ongoing involvement with nonprofit organizations.

About The New York Life Foundation
Inspired by New York Life’s tradition of service and humanity, the New York Life Foundation has, since its founding in 1979, provided $200 million in charitable contributions to national and local nonprofit organizations. The Foundation supports programs that benefit young people, particularly in the areas of educational enhancement and childhood bereavement. The Foundation also encourages and facilitates the community involvement of employees, agents, and retirees of New York Life through its Volunteers for Good program. To learn more, please visit

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