MassMutual Foundation Honors Dedication of Financial Professionals With $275,000 in Grants to Nonprofit Organizations Again In 2020
The MassMutual Foundation has awarded $275,000 to eligible nonprofit organizations through its annual Community Service Awards (CSA) program. These charitable contributions - which include two $25,000 awards, fifteen $10,000 awards, and fifteen $5,000 awards - are given in honor of financial professionals who demonstrate outstanding commitment to nonprofit organizations in their local communities.
"In 2019, participating financial professionals in our CSA program donated over 12,500 hours of service to nonprofit organizations across the country," said Dennis Duquette, president of the MassMutual Foundation. "We are proud to recognize these individuals who are making a difference in their communities and demonstrating what it means to live mutual through their volunteer efforts and dedication to the causes they support."
This year's two $25,000 CSA grants are being awarded to Champions for Champions Inc. in Ocala, Florida in honor of Tracy Pick with Florida Financial Group and Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center Inc. in Morristown, New Jersey in honor of Justin Williamson with Fortune Wealth Financial Group. Champions for Champions enriches the lives of families through facilitating and providing recreational, educational, athletic, life skills and musical activities for people with special needs. The Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center creates lasting solutions to problems of hunger, homelessness and poverty by offering food, housing, work readiness, medical, social and educational services.
Additional CSA grants have been awarded to the following nonprofit organizations on behalf of the referenced MassMutual financial professionals:
Since the program's inception in 1996, more than 300 grants totaling $2.8 million has been donated to nonprofits through the Community Service Awards program. The CSA program is just one of a variety of philanthropic programs sponsored by the MassMutual Foundation in support of nonprofit organizations that operate where MassMutual's financial professionals live and work.
About the MassMutual Foundation
The MassMutual Foundation, Inc. is a dedicated corporate foundation established by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). The MassMutual Foundation activates connections and untapped opportunities within communities, so that all families can build their financial capability and thrive. In support of this mission, the Foundation develops partnerships and provides grants in support of our signature programs. The Foundation also supports anchor institutions in the communities where MassMutual operates.
To learn more about the MassMutual Foundation please visit https://www.massmutual.com/about-us/corporate-responsibility/foundation.
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