GREENWICH, Connecticut., September 24, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Peter Chieco, Managing Director of Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Greenwich, was announced as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 15th Annual Invest in Others Awards. Chieco is honored for his work with the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, which will receive a $ 75,000 donation from the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation.
âThe Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is delighted that Pierre Chieco was recognized for his incredible work as a volunteer for our foundation, âsays Craig butler, National Executive Director of the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation. âPeter’s dedication and commitment to all who suffer from Cooley’s Anemia / Thalassemia is well known to the thalassemia community and should be seen as recognized nationally. We thank Peter for all of his hard work and inspiring leadership over decades, and also thank the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation for their generous donation as part of the award. Invest in Others provides a much needed service by recognizing the important and crucial philanthropic work done by individuals like Peter. “
âI am honored to have been nominated and to have received the Lifetime Achievement Award for my volunteer work with the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation,â said Chieco. “I am deeply grateful to the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation for this recognition and its very generous donation to CAF. I have always felt that I received a lot more in return from CAF than I gave them during the course. over the past 32 years. My interactions with patients and their families, dedicated healthcare professionals, amazing volunteers and generous donors made this trip extremely rewarding. Our daughter Michele has always been my inspiration and I am so proud of her mental strength, positive attitude and incredible perseverance in tackling this problem.Moreover, I could never have supported the Foundation’s efforts without the help of our family, friends, colleagues and especially from my wife Rose Anne and our other daughters, Deanna & Jennie. “
The Invest in Others Awards program recognizes the charitable work of financial advisors in communities across the country and around the world. Advisors are appointed to actively give back to nonprofit organizations in order to improve their communities and make a difference in the lives of others. Finalists are selected based on their leadership, dedication, contribution, inspiration, and impact on a non-profit organization and the community it serves. There are four award categories: Catalyst, Community Service, Volunteer of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement.
The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF) is dedicated to serving people with various forms of thalassemia, including the main form of this genetic blood disorder, Cooley’s anemia / thalassemia major. CAF strives to increase life expectancy and improve the quality of life of people affected by thalassemia by funding medical research. CAF also supports patients and families with counseling, advocates for patients and educates the public about this class of genetic blood disorders.
In 1988, Chieco’s second daughter was born and nine months after her short life, she was diagnosed with a fatal blood disease known as Cooley’s anemia. Eager to find support for his young daughter, Chieco joined the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation in 1989 and has worked to advance a cure ever since. Over his long history of service, Chieco has served on the National Board of Directors, President of the Westchester / Rockland Local, and Chair of various committees including fundraising and medical information. Chieco launched the Foundation’s first endowment campaign, which helped create organizational stability during the COVID pandemic. Chieco appreciates the opportunity to educate her personal and professional community about genetic blood disorders. He is proud that his efforts have made it possible to improve the quality of life of the patient populations served by the Foundation.
The award was presented online at the 15th Annual Invest in Others Awards Gala on September 23, 2021.
MARIE WOLDEGIORGIS, Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, 1 2122798090 Ext: 208, firstname.lastname@example.org
MARIE WOLDEGIORGIS, Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, 4043820347, email@example.com
SOURCE Cooley’s Anemia Foundation