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Our Commitment

At MassMutual Albany, we are actively involved in our local community and support a number of causes, including:

Wildwood School
Wildwood School is a private, not-for-profit day program for students between the ages of 3 to 21 with neurological impairments, complex learning disabilities, autism and other neurologically-based developmental disorders. Established in 1967, Wildwood enrolls more than 187 students from 54 school districts in 13 counties. General Agent Nick Preddice is a current member of the Advisory Board and the Development Committee. He has been a Foundation Board Member from 2003 and has served as Chairman of the Investment Committee and was an Executive Cabinet Member of the Capital Campaign in 2008.

Special Olympics
Special Olympics aims to demonstrate that, when people with and without intellectual disabilities are brought together by its year-round program of training and competition, myths are dispelled, attitudes are changed, and new opportunities to embrace and celebrate people with intellectual disabilities are created.

Down Syndrome/Aim High Resource Center
The Down Syndrome/Aim High Resource Center provides parent-to-parent and professional services and support to individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

Orange & Sullivan and Westchester Medical Societies
We have proudly sponsored Medical Society events and are a preferred partner of the Westchester County Medical Society, providing education and advice to their hundreds of physician members.

American Cancer Society, Hudson Valley Region
MassMutual Albany was a sponsor of the Hudson Valley Region of the American Cancer Society’s 20th annual Step into Spring Fashion Show. We are proud to also participate in Relay for Life and Making Strides events and to support the American Cancer Society Hope Club.

Make-A-Wish
Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. General Agent Gary Sancilio is a current Board Member and has sponsored many events over the years.

American Heart Association
MassMutual Albany has been a Heart Walk sponsor. General Agent Nicholas Preddice acts in the capacity of advisor to the Executive Director and Board in matters of development and planned giving.

Occupations, Inc.
Occupations, Inc., assists disabled individuals and their families in achieving their potential through a range of services that are accessible and delivered in a caring and considerate manner. General Agent Nicholas Preddice is a Foundation Board Member, co-chair of the 2013 Gala and a sponsor of the Golf Pro-Am and Annual Gala.

Easter Seals
Easter Seals works to provide opportunities to all people with disabilities or special needs. MassMutual Albany was proud to sponsor Wins for Kids event ‘On the Rail’ at the Saratoga Race Track.

Schenectady Youth Boxing
MassMutual Albany associate Benjamin Chamberlain is a board member of Schenectady Youth Boxing, an organization that provides opportunities to area youth to engage in activities and training to achieve their potential and a brighter future.