403(b) Plan Participants
Thank you for reaching out to Blossom Philadelphia regarding your 403(b) retirement plan. All distributions and rollovers were completed by June 30, 2018. If you did not submit your paperwork by that time, your retirement account was rolled over into an Individual Retirement Account held by Blossom Philadelphia’s Third Party Administrator (TPA), One-America. Full distributions and rollovers of all 403(b) accounts enabled the plan to be terminated on June 30, 2018.
If you have questions about your rollover or distribution, please reach out to us at info@BlossomPhila.org and we will work with the TPA to resolve your questions or issues. If you wish to call, please contact Beane Associates at (302)479-5438. Mailed questions can be sent to: Blossom Philadelphia, c/o Beane Associates, 22 The Commons, 3518 Silverside Road, Wilmington DE 19810-4907.
Pension Plan ParticipantsFormerly known as United Cerebral Palsy Association of Philadelphia & Vicinity, the Company rebranded to Blossom Philadelphia in 2017. To assist former UCP retirement plan participants and to support Blossom’s Board of Directors in distributing Plan assets properly, please refer to the following FAQ’s:
Q1 - How can I reach someone at Blossom Philadelphia?
Blossom Philadelphia ceased operations and laid off all employees on December 31, 2018. Beane Associates, Inc. was retained by court appointed Receiver, David Grunfeld of Astor, Weiss, Kaplan, & Mandel to assist with the distribution of Pension Plan Assets to plan participants. Questions can be emailed to info@BlossomPhila.org and calls can be directed to Beane Associates at (302)479-5438. Mailed questions can be sent to: Blossom Philadelphia, c/o Beane Associates, 22 The Commons, 3518 Silverside Road, Wilmington DE 19810-4907.
Q2 – How do I know if my name is on the list of pension participants?
Please contact us via email at info@BlossomPhila.org and we willl confirm if your name is on the pension list. Calls can be directed to Beane Associates, Inc. at (302)479-5438.
Q3 - Was my pension escheated to the State of Pennsylvania?
No. Recently enacted legislation prevented The State of Pennsylvania from accepting Blossom Philadelphia’s Pension Plan Assets.
Q4 – Where are my pension plan funds now?
Just before June 30, 2021, the pension plan was closed and all plan assets were transferred to Millennium Trust Corporation of Oak Brook, Illinois - (877)682-4727. Each pension participants’ funds were deposited into separate Rollover IRA accounts where they await your direction. Please contact Millennium Trust Company at www.MTrustCompany.com.
Pension Distributions and Rollovers – as you may be aware, Blossom Philadelphia has tax reporting responsibilities associated with pension distributions which are reported on Form 1099-R, Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRA’s, etc.
If you did not receive your 1099-R for 2020, please email us at info@BlossomPhila.org or call Beane Associates, Inc. at (302)479-5438.
Blossom Philadelphia will issue Form 1099-R for distributions made during 2021 in January 2022. If your address changes during 2021 please alert us of the change at info@BlossomPhila.org.