Project Healing Waters-Fly Fishing, Inc.
Receives Grant from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation
April 1, 2014: As part of its Worldwide Grant Program, the MDRT Foundation awarded a $25,000 grant to Project Healing Waters-Fly Fishing, Inc. The grant will support physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans.
Throughout 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, MDRT Past Presidents Paul R. Buckley, Sr., JD, CU, ChFC and Philip Harriman, CLU, ChFC, will present this grant to retired four star Admiral Greogry Johnson representing Project Healing Waters on Wednesday, April 23rd at 2:30pm in Room 112, First Floor, Building 205 of the Togus VA Maine Healthcare System (1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330)
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing began in 2005 serving wounded military service members at Walter Reed Army Medical Center returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. Since then, PHWFF has expanded nationwide, establishing its highly successful program in Department of Defense hospitals, Warrior Transition Units, and Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and clinics.
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 in all 50 US 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 Associations 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 excellent in the life insurance and financial service business.