Quicken Loans Observes Memorial Day with USO Donations, Videos of Gratitude and Calling Cards for Service Members

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The nation's largest online retail mortgage lender will donate $200 to the USO for every VA loan closed.

“We want to do something that honors the memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while also showing appreciation for those who currently serve,” said Elias Akouri, VA Program Manager at Quicken Loans.

Quicken Loans, the 50-state lender of mortgages, including VA loans, is observing Memorial Day with a $200 donation to the United Service Organization’s (USO) Wounded Warriors Program for every VA loan closed.

In addition, a special dedication page is available at http://www.quickenloans.com/thanking-our-troops, where people can upload videos thanking the troops. For every video posted, the company will donate a 60-minute calling card to service members stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

“We want to do something that honors the memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while also showing appreciation for those who currently serve,” said Elias Akouri, VA Program Manager at Quicken Loans. “Not only will these videos be shared with the brave men and women stationed overseas, the calling cards will let them keep in touch with their loved ones.”

The nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender considers service member support not only a duty, but an honor. The company offers VA loans, and donates to national and local organizations dedicated to supporting the Armed Forces, year-round.

For more information and to upload a thank-you video, visit http://www.quickenloans.com/thanking-our-troops.

About Quicken Loans Inc:
Quicken Loans Inc. is the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender and among the five largest overall retail home lenders in the United States. The company closed a record $29 billion in retail home loan volume across all 50 states in 2010, and recently closed its 1 millionth loan. Quicken Loans employs approximately 3,700 team members and generates loan production from five web centers located in Michigan, Ohio and Arizona. The company also operates a centralized loan processing facility in Michigan as well as its San Diego-based One Reverse Mortgage unit. Quicken Loans ranked #1 in customer satisfaction among all home mortgage lenders in the United States by J.D. Power and Associates for 2010. “QuickenLoans.com” has been named “Best of the Web” by Forbes and Money magazines. The company also has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s list of the country’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” eight consecutive years, ranking as high as #2, and named in the Top-15 of Computerworld magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work In Technology” for six years in a row. Quicken Loans ranked #1 in the Detroit Free Press’ ”Top Workplaces of 2010” List. The company recently moved its headquarters and 1,700 of its 3,700 full-time team members to downtown Detroit. For more information about Quicken Loans, please visit http://www.quickenloans.com.

About Rock Holdings Inc:
Rock Holdings Inc. is the parent company for several financial services-related businesses and employs over 4,000 team members. These client-focused and technologically driven companies include Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online home lender and One Reverse Mortgage unit, the fastest growing reverse mortgage lender in America; Title Source, a nationwide leader of title insurance and settlement services; Quicken Loans Mortgage Services (QLMS), a mortgage origination platform servicing community banks and credit unions across the country; In-House Realty, the preferred real estate partner of Quicken Loans that matches clients with trusted real estate agents in all 50 states; and, Quizzle.com, the online innovator and website where consumers manage their home, money and credit. Rock Holdings, Inc. also recently moved its headquarters to downtown Detroit.

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