Family Service of Morris County Awarded Grant by Million Dollar Round Table Foundation
Mark M. Byron, CLU, ChFC, of Livingston, New Jersey, secured a $1,000 grant from the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation on behalf of Family Service of Morris County to provide critical intake assessments and counseling scholarships to approximately 25 low-income families. Byron, a 48-year MDRT member, is an active supporter of Family Service of Morris County and nominated and endorsed the grant application. Family Service of Morris County is a nonprofit organization that strengthens the community by empowering individuals and families through innovative programs that provide counseling, education, advocacy and support. The MDRT Foundation grant will support a program of the organization.
This year, the MDRT Foundation will award more than $850,000 USD in grants to more than 100 charities. It 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 $26 million in 80 countries around 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 more than 34,000 of the world’s best life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 80 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.
Mark Byron presents check from the MDRT Foundation to FSMC Former President, Joe Longo and Patrice Picard, Executive Director
Family Service of Morris County (FSMC) is a private, nonprofit organization changing lives in the community for nearly 200 years. Founded in 1813, FSMC provides a variety of vital services to over 7,000 children, families and seniors to help them get through the most challenging times in their lives. These services include Giving Children the Best Start in Life, Building and Maintaining Healthy Families, Keeping Seniors Independent and in their own Homes, and Preventing Substance Abuse in families and communities through Education. For more information about FSMC call 973-538-5260 or www.fsmc.org.