Million Dollar Round Table Foundation

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The MDRT Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to Second Harvest Community Food Bank.
Through its global grants programs, the MDRT Foundation is committed to building stronger families and communities around the globe. This year, the MDRT Foundation will award over $1 million in MDRT member-endorsed grants to more than 200 charitable organizations worldwide.
Representing the MDRT Foundation, Paul Rhodes, CLU, LUTCF, presented this grant to Second Harvest on April 11, 2017 at their annual training.
The funds will be used to support the organization’s Nourishing Children Initiative Backpack Buddies Program.  This program provides a healthy breakfast, lunch and snack for children each weekend during the school year.  Currently the program is being administered in 18 counties throughout Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas.

About the MDRT Foundation:
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 $30 million in more than 70 countries throughout the world and in all 50 U.S. states. These funds were raised by MDRT members and industry partners. For more information, visit

About MDRT: Founded in 1927, the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT).  The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, is a global, independent association of more that 49,500 of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 70 countries.  MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service.  MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.  For more information, visit


Pictured below is Paul Rhoads, CLTC a Financial Services Professional with New York Life Insurance Company and a member of the Million Dollar Round Table along with Chad Higdon, CEO of Second Harvest Community Food Bank.