The South Huntington Educational Foundation (SHEF) receives $10,000 MassMutual Grant

SHEF President Charles Ciravolo, (left) proudly accepts the Mass Mutual Community Service Gold Award that included a $10,000 donation to SHEF, from Gary Ranftle, Managing Partner of the Long Island Metro Office of MassMutual.
SHEF President Charles Ciravolo, (left) proudly accepts the Mass Mutual Community Service Gold Award that included a $10,000 donation to SHEF, from Gary Ranftle, Managing Partner of the Long Island Metro Office of MassMutual.

SHEF has received a $10,000 grant from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) as part of MassMutual's national Community Service Award (CSA) program. SHEF is one of only sixteen organizations nationally to receive an award. MassMutual made the grant on behalf of the volunteer efforts of Charles Ciravolo, a MassMutual financial planner with The Center for Wealth Preservation, (CWP) in Syosset.

"MassMutual's Community Service Awards program aims to encourage professionals who are active members of their community," said Nick Fyntrilakis, Vice President of Community Responsibility, from MassMutual. "Charles Ciravolo's volunteer work reflects MassMutual's steadfast commitment to supporting organizations in the communities where our financial professionals live and work."

SHEF is a nonprofit organization that supports the educational efforts of the South Huntington School District. This $10,000 grant will be used to increase the districts Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) initiative.

Charles Ciravolo has been with MassMutual for 7 years and he has been committed to SHEF for the past 12 years, 11 as its president.  He has dedicated countless hours of time and talent to help the organization grow and flourish. "I am very pleased that my dedication to the SHEF has been recognized by MassMutual," said Charles "This grant will provide much needed funding to continue supporting our community through the projects and programs SHEF provides.