MBA Opens Doors Celebrates Successful 2017
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association Opens Doors Foundation (MBA Opens Doors) today announced it raised a record $1.8 million in calendar year 2017, furthering its mission to help families meet their housing costs while dealing with a critically ill or injured child receiving medical treatment. Currently in its fifth full operating year, MBA Opens Doors has helped nearly 1,600 families.
"The Opens Doors Foundation has a bigger mission than ever before. We are operating in hospitals that reach 35 states and the District of Columbia. We are helping more families on a monthly basis than ever before, and as our participating hospitals continue to utilize our services, that number will grow exponentially. Fortunately, we are blessed with a wide, diverse, and creative group of supporters in this industry today," said Debra W. Still, CMB, Opens Doors Foundation Chairman and CEO of Pulte Mortgage.
"Our supporters contribute in a multitude of ways - they run 5Ks, organize social media giving events, set aside money from every loan closed, and make major, multi-year financial commitments to fund the Foundation. The challenge of meeting the needs of the sick children and desperate families we want to help is great, but the magnanimous spirt of this industry is even greater."
A full list of corporate and individual donors who have pledged or donated to the 2017 campaign season or in calendar year 2017 at the MBA Opens Doors Foundation Guardian, Champion, Partner, Friends, and Fan level is enclosed below.
In addition to large donations given and pledged by corporate and individual donors during MBA's 2017 Annual Convention, convention attendees raised money with a live auction during Concert MBA, supporters raised funds and awareness with a 5K run/walk in Denver, approximately 300 small donors contributed using the "text-to-give" feature, and Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Alumni raised money and conducted a site visit to an affiliate hospital. MBA Opens Doors also participated once again in the international #GivingTuesday event, raising money from many smaller donors.
The Foundation premiered a new video featuring families that have received grants at the convention in Denver. You can view the video by clicking here.
MBA Opens Doors Foundation Guardians
Arch Mortgage Insurance Company
Bank of America
Black Knight Financial Services / Fidelity National Financial / Service Link
E.J. and Martha Burke
CalAtlantic Homes / CalAtlantic Mortgage
Jim and Judy Deitch
Eagle Home Mortgage, LLC / The Lennar Foundation
First American Title Insurance Company
M&T Realty Capital Corporation
Pulte Mortgage / Pulte Group
Quicken Loans, Inc.
Radian Group Inc.
Radius Financial Group Inc.
David A. Spector
David and Mary Stevens
Susan and Van Stewart
Roger and Deb Still
Brian and Kathryn Stoffers
SunTrust Mortgage, Inc.
Taylor Morrison Home Funding
Union Home Foundation
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
MBA Opens Doors Foundation Champions
AmeriFirst Mortgage Banking Group
Colonial Savings, F.A.
Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC / BB&T Home Mortgage / BB&T Foundation
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
New American Funding
Teraverde Financial LLC
MBA Opens Doors Foundation Partners
Black, Mann & Graham, LLP
CBRE Capital Markets
Digital Risk, LLC
Ellie Mae, Inc.
John A. Gawlik
George Mason Mortgage, LLC
HomeBridge Financial Services, Inc.
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.
Jeffrey and Jaclyn Taylor
William and Marlene Emerson
MBA Opens Doors Foundation Friends
Andrew Bon Salle
StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC / Standard Insurance Company
MBA Opens Doors Foundation Fans
Barrett and Patricia Burns
Marcia and Scott Davies
Karen and Michael Fratantoni
Thomas and Anna Kim
Rodrigo and Mary Lopez
James S. MacLeod
Robert S. Melone
Tim and Jill Neer
PenFed Credit Union
Joe B. Thornton
VantageScore Solutions, LLC