Hands of Hope Receives Grant From Million Dollar Round Table Foundation
Allen R. Bruce, CLU, ChFC, of Silver Spring, Maryland, secured a $5,000 grant from the MDRT Foundation on behalf of Hands of Hope. Bruce, a 35-year MDRT member, is an active supporter of Hands of Hope. THE MDRT Foundation grant will help fund the building of a primary school in Zambia.
This year, the MDRT Foundation will award more than $850,000 in grants to more than 100 charities. Representing the MDRT Foundation, Jim Hessanthaler presented this grant at the June meeting of the Hands of Hope Leadership Team.
The MDRT Foundation was created in 1959 to provide MDRT members with a means to give back to their communities. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated more than $27 million in more than 67 countries throughout the world and in all 50 U.S. states. The majority of these funds were raised by MDRT members from MDRT members.
The MDRT Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Million Dollar Round Table, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals. MDRT is an international, independent association of nearly 36,000 of the world’s best life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 78 countries. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional product knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of sales excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.