The Salvation Army, Southern Territory Receives $10,000 MassMutual Foundation Grant


 The Salvation Army- Avant Community Service

Jacksonville, FL  July 15, 2019 – The Salvation Army, Southern Territory has received a $10,000 grant from the MassMutual Foundation as part of a national Community Service Award (CSA) program.   The Salvation Army is one of thirty-two organizations nationally to receive an award. The MassMutual Foundation made the grant as a tribute to the volunteer efforts of George D. Avant, Jr., a MassMutual Southeast Coast agent in Tallahassee, Florida.

“We are stronger when we come together as a community, and our Community Service Awards program recognizes a group of MassMutual financial professionals who embody this spirit, working with members of their respective neighborhoods, towns and cities, helping nonprofits with which they are involved grow and thrive,” said Dennis Duquette, Head of MassMutual Community Responsibility and President of the MassMutual Foundation.  “We are proud of the time and energy George dedicates to better his/her community and delighted to support the great work MassMutual financial professionals do with organizations across the country.”

George has been with MassMutual Southeast Coast for since 2007. He has been committed to The Salvation Army, Southern Territory by serving on their Advisory Board, including Chairman, for seven years and has dedicated countless hours of time and talent to help the organization grow and flourish.  “I am very pleased that his dedication to The Salvation Army has been recognized by the MassMutual Foundation,” said Roger Dominey, Managing Partner. “This grant will provide much needed funding to continue supporting our community through their general operations.”

About the MassMutual Foundation: The MassMutual Foundation, Inc. is a dedicated corporate foundation established by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). The MassMutual Foundation activates connections and untapped opportunities within communities, so that all families can build their financial capability and thrive. In support of this mission, the Foundation develops partnerships and provides grants in support of our signature programs. The Foundation also supports anchor institutions in the communities where MassMutual operates.  To learn more about the MassMutual Foundation please visit 

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