Little City Receives Grant from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation
The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation awarded Little City with a grant to help support its health and wellness initiatives
As part of its Worldwide Grant Program, the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation awarded a $3,500 grant to Little City Foundation. This grant will help support Little City’s nursing staff who help care for the children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities served at Little City’s 56-acre Palatine campus.
For more than 50 years, Little City has provided innovative programs and services to individuals with disabilities so they can realize their unique potential to live safely, learn continuously, explore creatively and work productively throughout their lifetime.
“We are pleased to have the support from the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation,” commented Little City Executive Director Shawn E. Jeffers. “Their philanthropy will allow us to continue to ensure that our children and adults with disabilities receive the best possible care while living healthy and fulfilling lives.”
Through its Worldwide Grant Program, the MDRT Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life in communities around the globe. This year, the MDRT Foundation will award almost $1 million in grants to more than 100 charities. Representing the MDRT Foundation, ShirleyAnn M. Robertson, CLTC, presented this grant to Little City in June.
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 $28 million in more than 70 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.
To support children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, visit www.littlecity.org.
About Little City Foundation
For more than 50 years, Little City Foundation has developed innovative and personalized programs to fully assist and empower children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. With a commitment to attaining a greater quality of life for Illinois’ most vulnerable citizens, Little City actively promotes choice, person-centered planning and a holistic approach to health and wellness. Little City’s ChildBridge services include in-home personal and family supports, clinical and behavior intervention, 24/7 residential services and special needs foster care and adoption. Little City’s LifePath Adult Services offers a variety of residential options, employment opportunities, home-based services, case management, day supports, Special Olympics, an award-winning Center for the Arts and more. The organization has a 56-acre campus in Palatine and offices in Chicago. Visit www.littlecity.org.
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