Skip to content

MassMutual and Western New England University School of Law Team Up To Help Small Businesses and Nonprofits Through the COVID Relief Coalition

SPRINGFIELD, MA… Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and Western New England University (WNE) School of Law’s Center for Social Justice have joined the COVID Relief Coalition of law firms, nonprofits, and government agencies to provide small business owners and nonprofit organizations with pro bono (free) legal support.


Through the Coalition, members of MassMutual’s Law Department, assisted by WNE School of Law Small Business Clinic alumni and students, will provide legal guidance to help small businesses and nonprofits understand the requirements to receive and, if eligible, access loans through the Federal Government’s Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) as well as to help identify other potential sources of relief in the western part of the Commonwealth, primarily in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties.


Small businesses and nonprofits in these communities seeking free legal assistance about the PPP are encouraged to contact the COVID Relief Coalition through the link provided here.


About MassMutual

MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policy owners. MassMutual offers a wide range of financial products and services, including life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, annuities, retirement plans and other employee benefits. For more information, visit


Western New England University

Having just celebrated its Centennial, Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England serves 3,974 students, including 2,629 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the School of Law.

Editor’s note: All of the University’s news releases are available online at