News: Million Dollar Round Table Foundation Awards Wyman with $2,000 Grant

News: Million Dollar Round Table Foundation Awards Wyman with $2,000 Grant

The Million Dollar Round Table Foundation (MDRT) awarded a $2,000 grant to support Wyman’s mission to transform teens and change communities.

Through its global grants, the MDRT Foundation is committed to building stronger families and communities around the globe. This year, the MDRT Foundation will award nearly $1 million in member-endorsed grants to more than 100 charitable organizations worldwide.

“At Wyman, we believe that every teen in America deserves the opportunity to thrive in learning, work and life,” said Dave Hilliard, Wyman’s president and CEO. “We are pleased to partner with MDRT Foundation to advance our mission to make that vision a reality. We are grateful for this support and look forward to working together to transform today’s teens into tomorrow’s leaders.”

The Grant Supports Wyman’s Youth Development Solutions:

  • The Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®): Which locally and nationally empowers teens from 6th through 12th grade with the tools and opportunities needed to build a foundation of healthy behaviors, life skills and a sense of purpose.
  • The Teen Leadership Program (TLP): Which locally boosts teens’ college tenacity through an immersive, 6-year leadership program beginning the summer before 9th grade.

About the MDRT Foundation:
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 $29 million in more than 70 countries throughout the world and in all 50 U.S. states. These funds were raised by MDRT members and industry partners. For more information, visit mdrtfoundation.org.

About MDRT:
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 42,000 of the world’s best life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 80 countries and territories. 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. For more information, visit mdrt.org.

Photo Caption: Jim Butler, pictured at the right, serves as a member of the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation and has been a long-time Wyman volunteer, supporter, and donor. Butler presented MDRT Foundation’s grant award to Dave Hilliard, Wyman president and CEO, and Wyman TLP teens during their 2015 graduation ceremony.

Media Contact:
Kristin Gumper
Director, Communication and External Affairs
Kristin.Gumper@WymanCenter.org
314.346.4042

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