The New England Warrior Benefit announced that Turner Construction Company and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), in conjunction with its subsidiary Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, will serve as title sponsors of its July 3, fundraiser for families of wounded and fallen U.S. Special Operations forces.
According to a release, Raytheon also joins the group as a presenting sponsor of the fundraiser. Additional sponsors, including CB Richard Ellis, Kraft Group, Henry and Andrea Kara, New Balance, General Dynamics and Kelleher Family Charitable Trust, will lend their support to the charity event.
The New England Warrior Benefit, to be held at Boston'sSeaport World Trade Center, will raise money for the elite troops routinely tasked with the military's most dangerous missions. The Fallon Family Charitable Foundation, helmed by The Fallon Company President and CEO Joseph F. Fallon, will direct all proceeds raised through the event and complementary online auction to five major nonprofit organizations dedicated to providing critical financial assistance and services to Special Forces families: The Navy SEAL Foundation, The Wounded Warrior Project, The Special Operations Warrior Foundation, The Semper Fi Fund and No Greater Sacrifice. Through their sponsorship, Turner, MassMutual and Cornerstone will directly support these benevolent organizations.
"Turner is proud to join with so many others to honor our country's military service members, and support the families of our wounded and fallen warriors," said Charlie Buuck, Senior Vice President and Manager of Turner Construction Company's operations in New England.
"MassMutual is both pleased and honored to support such an important event that will contribute much-needed funding to organizations that provide vital services to the brave men and women who have defended our freedom, and their families," said Roger Crandall, Chairman, President and CEO of MassMutual. "America's armed forces make such an outstanding commitment to our country, and it is very important to thank and celebrate their service by giving back."
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