The Bulfinch Group Charitable Foundation and Guardian present Riverside Community Care’s Trauma Center with $50,000 donation

Pictured Left to Right are Seth Medalie, CLU®, ChFC®, President of The Bulfinch Group; Larry Berkowitz, Director of Riverside’s Trauma Center; and Michael Carren, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Guardian.  
The Bulfinch Charitable Foundation and Guardian have teamed to present Riverside Community Care with a combined gift of $50,000 for the Riverside Trauma Center, located in Needham, MA. The Bulfinch Group Charitable Foundation provided the Riverside Community Care Trauma Center with a grant for $25,000 which was matched dollar-to-dollar by Guardian; since The Bulfinch Group Charitable Foundation’s inception in 2013 grants totaling in excess of $300,000 have been made to more than 50 deserving non-profits in the area. The Bulfinch Group Charitable Foundation is in Needham, MA. 
“We are very fortunate to have an amazing partnership with Guardian, who has created a matching giving program allowing us to provide double the funding to the many causes we champion,” explains Bulfinch Group President and Founder Seth Medalie, CLU®, ChFC®. “This year marks The Bulfinch Group’s 25th year in business and we are pleased, through our Foundation, to be able to give a $25,000 donation to Riverside. Together, we are making a difference, and we are extremely pleased to present Riverside Community Care with a combined gift of $50,000 for their invaluable Trauma Center,” he elaborates. 

About Riverside Community Care
Riverside Community Care ( is one of the largest and most respected community-based not-for-profit behavioral healthcare and human service organizations in New England, annually serving over 40,000 clients. The Riverside Trauma Center helps people recover from the overwhelming stress caused by traumatic events through community outreach, consultation, and counseling. Riverside’s Trauma Center partners with cities, towns, school systems, and private corporations faced with the emotional aftermath of tragic events such as natural disasters, homicides, terrorism, or teen suicides. They also provide educational seminars to both communities and organizations on topics which include suicide prevention, psychological trauma, and the emotional needs of returning veterans.

About The Bulfinch Group
Founded in 1994, The Bulfinch Group is a financial services firm headquartered at 160 Gould Street in Needham, MA. The Bulfinch Group also operates Bulfinch Business Solutions, a division devoted to succession planning for smaller, privately-held businesses, and employee benefits, including 401(k) plans and group medical, dental and life insurance, for businesses of all sizes. The Bulfinch Group is a general agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. For more information, call 781-449-4402 or visit
The Bulfinch Group has redefined Wealth Management to create a complete client experience that begins by putting each client’s life at the center of the conversation, not their money. With a client-centric focus, The Bulfinch Group works to safeguard wealth from risks such as market volatility, erratic interest rates and the potential for insufficient assets -- all threats to long-term financial stability. The Bulfinch Group’s experienced team of specialists create in-depth assessments on how to maximize cash flow, optimize tax planning, provide protection and build and grow wealth to reach each client’s unique goals.

About The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian®)
Every day, Guardian provides Americans the security they deserve through our insurance and wealth management products and services. Since our founding in 1860, our long-term view has helped our customers prepare for whatever life brings whether starting a family, planning for the future or taking care of employees. Today, we're a Fortune 250 mutual company and a leading provider of life, disability and other benefits for individuals, at the workplace and through government sponsored programs. The Guardian community of 9000 employees and our network of over 2750 financial representatives is committed to serving with expertise when, where and how our clients need us. Our commitments rest on a strong financial foundation, which at year-end 2017 included $8.0 billion in capital and $1.6 billion in operating income. Financial information concerning Guardian as of December 31, 2017, on a statutory basis: Admitted Assets = $55.6 Billion; Liabilities = $48.9 Billion (including $41.8 Billion of Reserves); and Surplus = $6.7 Billion. For more information, please visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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