Barnum Financial Group Volunteers to Lead Free Basketball Clinic


Partner with Stamford YMCA


Stamford CT, January 18, 2017 – A group of local children will be attending a free basketball clinic sponsored by Barnum Financial Group and Foundation for Life, Inc. at the Stamford YMCA this Saturday, January 20th.

Each child will get a chance to hone their skills in areas including dribbling, shooting, rebounding, cutting, lay ups, and passing.  The clinic will combine group coaching and individual instruction.  The free basketball clinic is being run in partnership with the Stamford Family YMCA.

Following the clinic, the children will come together for a special surprise take away from the event courtesy of Foundation for Life, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and families and supported by many employees of Barnum Financial Group.

About Barnum Financial Group

With offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, Barnum Financial Group provides a full range of investment and risk management products and services to individuals and their families as well as small businesses, corporations, partnerships, government entities, and not-for-profit organizations and their employees in all fifty states. We strive to build long-term relationships with each client through carefully understanding, thoughtful advice, quality service, professional integrity and financial education.

About the Foundation for Life, Inc.

The Foundation for Life is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization founded in 2006 by Paul and Mindee Blanco who are the Founder and CEO and Chief Operating Officer of Barnum Financial Group, respectively.  The mission of the Foundation for Life is to improve the quality of life for the people and families it serves through actions that promote positive change and deepen connections within the community.  Since its inception, the Foundation for Life has supported hundreds of organizations throughout the Northeast.   Please visit for more information.

About the Stamford Family YMCA

The Stamford Family YMCA is a unique resource for citizens of all ages and walks of life, serving Stamford since 1868 by evolving to meet the needs of the times.  We are dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities learn, grow and thrive.  We focus on three pillars:  youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

The Y’s staff and board of directors are committed to engaging in strategic partnerships with our area schools, universities, community-based organizations, civic and business leaders to identify unmet needs in the community and to develop creative ways to meet them.


Barnum Financial Group:  Allison Mislow at or 203-513-6151

Foundation for Life, Inc.:  Kristy Brown at or 203-513-6025

Stamford Family YMCA:  Tim Dudics at or 203-357-7000 ext. 211