Wes Morris, LUTCF, CLTC, of Kingsport, Tenn., secured a $5,000 grant from the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation on behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee.
Morris, a 10-year MDRT member, is an active supporter of the Food Bank. The MDRT Foundation grant will support the organization’s Food for Kids Backpacks program.
This year, the MDRT Foundation will award almost $1 million in grants to more than 100 charities. Representing the MDRT Foundation, Morris presented the grant to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee Feb. 19 during a Food Bank board meeting.
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.