In 2015 the Mortgage Division of First Landmark Bank worked diligently to meet Envoy Mortgage’s Charity Awards Challenge. By doing so, the Correspondent Lending Division at Envoy recently donated $7,500 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital selected by First Landmark Bank. “I commend Envoy for creating the challenge and providing a rewarding experience for our team,” says FLB Division SVP, Donna Faer. “We are excited to have met Envoy’s goal and be given the opportunity to support the wonderful work being done at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.”
Envoy Mortgage – Correspondent Lending Division NFC Mortgage President and CEO Daniel Brand presented a check for $15,000 to Steppingstone, a Southeastern Massachusetts foundation that since 1972 has been a leader in providing behavioral health and homeless services. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Correspondent Lending Division and the Charity Award$ Challenge program.
February 25th, 2016, The BYU Athletics Department scored big by receiving a $30K donation from First Colony, a Utah-based mortgage company. First Colony made the $30K contribution through the Charity Award$ Challenge. For the second year in a row, First Colony chose the BYU Athletic Scholarship Fund as the benefactor. The money will be used to fund two full scholarships for the upcoming athletic season.
The Charity Award$ Challenge program awarded $2,500.00 to the Thomas Smith Memorial Foundation on behalf of Simple Mortgage. Penny Jones, Branch Manager of Simple Mortgage in Flint, MI, presented the check to Mary Smith, TSMF Founder. Mary’s son Thomas died at age 17 in 2011 of sudden cardiac arrest. The purpose of the Thomas Smith Memorial Foundation is to provide free heart screenings to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in other children and young adults.
The Carroll Mortgage Group, Inc. donated $7,500 to Women & Children First through the charitable program, Charity Award$ Challenge. Envoy Executives, along with TCMG Executives, presented the check to Sarah Pollack, WCF Development Director. WCF’s mission is to empower women and their children to live independently and free from domestic violence by providing crisis intervention, safe shelter, social/legal advocacy and support services.
The Chattanooga mortgage team of CapitalMark Bank & Trust, a division of Pinnacle Bank, accepted Envoy’s Charity Award$ Challenge and donated $7,500 to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County Tennessee. The center dedicates itself to serving those affected by child abuse or neglect by offering help, hope and healing. CapitalMark Mortgage Manager Molly Haynes, her team and Envoy Executive, Jud Marcus, VP, were on hand to present the donation to the Children’s Advocacy Center.
The Mortgage Division of Cross Keys Bank accepted the “Charity Award$ Challenge” by becoming an Ambassador to the North Louisiana communities it serves. Cross Keys Bank chose to participate and successfully achieved the company’s Bronze level requirement to earn $7,500 to donate to charities of their choice. The bank chose The Family Justice Center of Ouachita Parish, a collaboration of community partners and agencies working together to provide a safe and welcoming environment for the victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking. In 1988, the SAFE (Stopping Abusive Family Environments) Task Force was formed by agencies in Ouachita Parish. In 2005, those agencies formed the Family Justice Center of Ouachita, making the parish a safer place. The Family Justice Center of Ouachita was one of the first 15 centers in the nation to receive a grant under President Bush’s initiative, as well as the first to operate in the state of Louisiana.