HONOLULU (KHNL) - Honolulu insurance agent Adelia Chung secured a $5,000 grant from the MDRT Foundation on behalf of Kalihi-based charity Aloha Medical Mission.
Chung, of Spectrum Wealth Management, LLC and a 25-year MDRT member, is an active supporter of Aloha Medical Mission and nominated and endorsed the grant application. Aloha Medical Mission is a nonprofit organization that provides free medical and dental services to uninsured and needy people in Hawaii , Asia and the Pacific. The MDRT Foundation grant will support the program development of AMM's dental clinic services which provides free dental health services to the underserved.
This year, the MDRT Foundation will award more than $1 million in grants to more than 100 charities. Representing the MDRT Foundation, Chung presented this grant to Aloha Medical Mission on March 7 at the Aloha Medical Honolulu Clinic.
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 $17.6 million in 63 countries around the world and 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 Associated of Financial Professionals. MDRT is an international, independent association of more than 35,000, or less than 1 percent, of the world's best life insurance and financial services professionals from 476 companies and 76 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.