Kenneth R. Cassis, CFP, CLU, from London, ON, secured a $8,000 grant from the MDRT Foundation on behalf of the National Inclusion Project.
Cassis, of Cassis McLean Financial Svcs and a 34-year MDRT member, is an active supporter of the National Inclusion Project and nominated and endorsed the grant application. The National Inclusion Project is a national leader in inclusion and is respected as a pioneer for its mission of making sure all children regardless of disability have the opportunity to participate in all that life has to offer. The MDRT Foundation grant supported the Project’s Let’s ALL Play program, which served over 5,000 children this year.
This year, the MDRT Foundation will award more than $1 million in grants to more than 100 charities. Representing the MDRT Foundation, Cassis will present this grant to the National Inclusion Project on October 17th at the Project’s annual Champions Gala.
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 $23 million in 67 countries around the world and 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 more than 39,000, or less than 1 percent, of the world’s best life insurance and financial services professionals from 476 companies and 76 nations 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.