The MDRT Foundation Phonathon is taking place in Indianapolis, Indiana with one shared goal: to raise funds for children and families in need throughout the United States and worldwide.
Last month, Hurricane Sandy left a trail of devastation, damage and grief for people in communities throughout the eastern coast of the United States and the Caribbean.
Students who participate in Junior Achievement of Utah’s work-readiness programs are on a path to finding a career that best suits their passion and skills.
The MDRT Foundation’s Fall Phonathon caller room is bustling with activity. MDRT volunteers are making thousands of phone calls to members to raise funds for the Foundation’s global grant programs.
On October 17–19, 25 MDRT volunteers will participate in the Fall Phonathon with the goal of raising more than USD 500,000 in pledges to fund the Foundation’s global grant programs.
Gilbert A. Haggart, CLU, LUTCF, of Glenview, Ill., has been named the 2012-2013 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation President. Haggart is a 42-year MDRT member and a Platinum Knight-level donor of the foundation.
The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice Trust is a charitable organization based in Stoke-on-Trent, England, that provides hospice care and support services to children with life-threatening illnesses.
1997 MDRT President John W. Cruikshank III, CLU of Northbrook, Illinois, was awarded the top Quality of Life Award in honor of his dedicated volunteerism for North Shore Senior Center — a charitable organization based in Northfield, Illinois that serves a diverse population of elderly adults.
The music programs the Center for Music National Service (CMNS) provide not only give high school youth a chance to express themselves, they also play an important and practical role in their therapeutic care.
The MDRT Foundation is partnering with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during the 2012 MDRT Annual Meeting, June 10–13, in Anaheim, California.
Approximately 294,000 children under the age of 18 are affected by juvenile arthritis and rheumatologic conditions, according to the Arthritis Foundation.
Last December, the MDRT Foundation Grants Committee, which comprises MDRT members, met to finalize grant awards and amounts for applicants to the Foundation’s grant programs. At the conclusion of this meeting, the MDRT Foundation awarded $432,500 in worldwide grants to 81 charities serving people in need in 17 countries and 24 U.S. states.
ASAE, The Center for Association Leadership, presented the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) and the MDRT Foundation with The Power of A Summit Award for the Million Meal Challenge, a volunteer food-packaging event that took place at the 2010 MDRT Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Million Dollar Round Table and the MDRT Foundation Give Back for the Holidays to Support Local Organizations
The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), a nonprofit association for financial professionals, and the MDRT Foundation helped support several local organizations this holiday season. MDRT employees donated more than 4,000 items to Maine Township Emergency Food Pantry to help families in need with food and supplies.
Apna Ghar means “our home” in the South Asian languages of Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. The Apna Ghar residential shelter in Chicago is a safe and nurturing environment where women and children affected by domestic violence can rebuild their lives.
At the young age of six, Holly arrived at the emergency shelter, Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, traumatized and in need of care. Holly and her family were homeless and had been living in her mother’s car— Holly had also suffered years of sexual and physical abuse by a family member.
Barbara A. Pietrangelo, CFP, ChFC, of Ada, Mich., has been named the 2011–2012 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation President. Pietrangelo is a 13-year MDRT member with seven Court of the Table honors. She will be the 46th MDRT Foundation President.
The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, is pleased to announce the appointment of India Alexis Ehioba, CFRE, to Executive Director of the MDRT Foundation.
For people diagnosed with Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), the slightest touch can cause an outbreak of skin blisters making simple daily activities a painful process.
Kamal N. Daya, CLU, ChFC, has been honored with the top Quality of Life award from the MDRT Foundation for his philanthropic work with the Fidai Educational Institution in India. Along with the award comes a USD $25,000 grant for the FEI to continue his work there.
MDRT Foundation Raises $176,000 to Support Global Grant Programs, Awards $75,000 and Collects 3,500 Pairs of Shoes for Soles4Souls
Members of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) raised more than USD $176,000 to support the charities funded by the MDRT Foundation’s global grant programs at this year’s MDRT Annual Meeting.
Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) member Scott Salinas, CFS, CLTC, presented USD 25,000 on behalf of the MDRT Foundation to Comfort Zone Camp (CZC), which seeks to ease the pain of children who have lost an immediate family member.
Annual Meeting Inspires Altruism through MDRT Partnership with Soles4Souls, International Shoe Charity
Members of MDRT will band together to make a difference by donating shoes to Soles4Souls, an international charitable organization that provides gently used and new shoes for children and individuals in need throughout the United States and worldwide.
In response to the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan on March 11, 2011, the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) and the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation have established the MDRT Japan Disaster Relief Fund.
Graduating with a college degree is a dream many achieve through hard work, perseverance and dedication. For World War II Veteran John H., obtaining a college degree was a life-long dream that he lived to see come true — with assistance from Ageless Dreamer Foundation, John H. received his honorary accounting degree at the age of 102.
Every December, more than 4,000 children with physical and mental disabilities receive the red-carpet treatment at a holiday event hosted in their honor. This event, known as Operation Santa Claus, is hosted by Community Mayors, a New York City-based charitable organization that is dedicated to improving the life of children with disabilities.
A diagnosis of a child’s serious illness is every parent’s worst nightmare. For many parents, this nightmare gets scarier when the thought of losing your home and job due to a child’s hospital stay becomes a looming possibility.
The MDRT Foundation received a BrandSmart Award from the American Marketing Association for the Million Meal Challenge marketing campaign.