Our annual holiday party is
intended to welcome and thank staff as members of our family. This year, however, our family is confronted by so many people in desperate circumstances, we decided to do something about it.
White Plains, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2011
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company, Inc. (Guaranteed, http://www.ghmc.com), a national residential mortgage investment and banking firm, today announced its support for the K.I.D.S. (kids in distressed situations) charity by foregoing a company party, providing matching funds for employee donations and offering a significant one-time gift.
Founded 26 years ago, K.I.D.S. provides new clothing, toys, books and related merchandise to children and families challenged by homelessness, military service and disaster survival. It has handed out more than $1 billion of new goods to 67 million children since its inception. Guaranteed selected the charity to reinforce the company’s commitment to assisting families find “the home of their dreams.”
David Wind, President of Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company, said, “As our company is focused ultimately on helping families into homes, the large number of Americans affected by both natural and economic disasters this year has saddened us. Our annual holiday party is intended to welcome and thank staff as members of our family. This year, however, our family is confronted by so many people in desperate circumstances, we decided to do something about it.”
Guaranteed supplemented the funds dedicated for the company party with an additional corporate gift, publicized the charity with a large heart displayed prominently on the home page of its website, and pledged additional matching funds for any contributions by employees.
K.I.D.S.’ donations are distributed through a network of nearly 1,000 local community social-service agencies. With overhead costs consistently at 2.5 percent, the organization has been rated as one of America’s most efficient charities, earning Charity Navigator’s highest four-star designation.
Founded in 1992, Guaranteed has grown rapidly since its inception, bucking the current trend in the mortgage industry. It was listed in the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in the nation and maintains a weekly blog, “Mortgage Matters,” at http://www.joinguaranteed.com/blog with advice both for homebuyers and mortgage professionals.
For more information, please contact Kelley Berkheiser at 914-696-3400, or write Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company, Inc., 108 Corporate Park Drive, Suite 301, White Plains, NY 10604.
About Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company
Founded in 1992, Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company (Guaranteed), a licensed mortgage investment and banking firm, is comprised of more than 300 mortgage professionals lending in 28 states. The company, previously named in the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing companies in the United States, provides residential mortgage financing to a wide variety of consumers and real estate professionals.
David Wind, an attorney, is Principal and President of Guaranteed. Previously, he served as a financial analyst of mortgage-backed securities at Citicorp Investment Bank and clerked in the real estate finance department of the New York State Attorney General’s Office.
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