MassMutual Greater Philadelphia Hosts Fans for Their 15th Annual Special Needs Awareness Night


MassMutual Greater Philadelphia Hosts Nearly 1,000 Deserving Fans 15th Annual Special Needs Awareness Night

Bala Cynwyd, PA –MassMutual Greater Philadelphia (MMGP) will host its 15th Annual Special Needs Awareness Night at the Phillies game on May 14th, while also expanding the program to include a similar event with the Lehigh Iron Pigs in June.  

MMGP will make a night at the ballpark possible for 950 people with disabilities, caregivers and families from Friendship Circle, J’Chai, HMS School, Epilepsy Foundation, Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Timothy School, ARC of Philadelphia, and Easterseals. MMGP has arranged for an advocate to throw the first pitch, a facility tour for a special family, and game-time recognition for ARC of Philadelphia, a nonprofit that advocates with and for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, promotes active citizenship, self-determination, and full inclusion.

"We take great pride in celebrating the perseverance, positivity, and dedication of those whose lives are touched by disabilities,” said Bruce Sham, SVP and Special Care Planner with MMGP and father of a special needs daughter who is now an independent-living adult. Sham has made it his life’s mission to help families and individuals with special needs achieve financial security.  

Over the past 15 years, MMGP has hosted 8,500 people at Special Needs Awareness ballgames. The  firm will also host its inaugural Special Needs Awareness Night at an upcoming Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs game. 

"These events have brought us and others tremendous joy, and we’re delighted to replicate their success in Lehigh Valley” added Harris Fishman, President and CEO, MMGP.   

About MassMutual Greater Philadelphia

Pivotal life events often occur without warning. At MMPG, we take great pride in knowing we’ve helped our neighbors, friends, families and business owners make good decisions to become financially prepared for the unexpected. We put the needs of our clients first and hold the strong belief that doing business the right way leads to long-lasting relationships with the communities we serve.

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