Honor presented at the “Be Great Gala” for the team’s contributions to supporting youth and families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
Posted: October 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. EDT|Update: 8 hours ago
FOOTHILL RANCH, California, October 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast (California) named loan deposit, the nation’s second-largest non-bank retail lender, its first-ever âcorporate championâ for the company’s dedication and support to youth and families before and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The honor was bestowed on LoanDepot during the ‘Be Great Gala’, the main fundraising event for the organization, which offers programs and services at 66 locations in the cities of Costa Mesa, Irvine, newport beach, Orange and Santa Ana.
âWe are grateful for the partnership with LoanDepot over the past 18 months and the incredible impact they have helped to create in the lives of the children and families we serve,â said Robert Santana, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast. âFrom their support of financial resources, to donations of technology that enabled students to engage in virtual learning, to the incredible volunteerism and passion shown by their employees, we are proud to partner with LoanDepot in our collective efforts to support the community during this pandemic. “
During the COVID-19 pandemic, LoanDepot, headquartered in the region, has taken action to support club efforts by providing essential goods and services to the youth and families it serves. Hosted by LoanDepot Founder and CEO Anthony Hsieh – what started as a donation led to a large-scale effort with an overwhelming number of LoanDepot executives and team members joining in to help those who needed it most during uncertain times.
âBoys and Girls Clubs do such essential work, helping children and their families meet basic needs,â Hsieh said. âSupporting the communities where we live and work is in our DNA and Team LoanDepot stepped in to help during this uncertain and unprecedented time. While the impact of our work is its own reward, we are honored to be named Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast’s first-ever Corporate Champion. “
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast quickly became a passion for many Team LoanDepot members who showed up week after week, bringing family and friends to volunteer. LoanDepot employees have helped provide meals for thousands of children, provided babysitting services and virtual learning assistance, and hosted the annual club party. Team members even spotted opportunities to increase efficiency and comfort – donating pallet trucks to help move large items and tents to keep staff and volunteers cool in the sun. And, when it was time to go back to school at September 2020, LoanDepot donated laptops and MiFi hotspots to ensure Club members can go to school and keep up with their studies.
In addition to ongoing regional efforts, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast will receive funding from LoanDepot’s $ 665,000 contribution within the framework of 2021 RBI campaign “The house says it all”“- in which the official mortgage lender of Major League Baseball donated 25 $ and $ 1,000 for each RBI of the regular season and league championships presented by LoanDepot (ALCS and NLCS), respectively, to the national organization and local clubs across the country. As part of the program, Hsieh recently invited the 2020 recipient of the Youth of the Year from the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Central Orange Coast. Nicolas sanchez on the mound to join him in throwing the first ceremonial pitch in the Dodgers vs. Braves game in Game 3 of the NLCS.
LoanDepot (NYSE: LDI) is a digital commerce company committed to serving customers throughout the homeownership journey. Since launching in 2010, LoanDepot has revolutionized the mortgage industry with a digitally driven approach that makes buying or refinancing a home easier, faster and less stressful. Today, as the nation’s second-largest retail mortgage lender, LoanDepot empowers clients to realize the American dream of homeownership through a wide range of lending and real estate services that simplify one of the most complex transactions. of life. With headquarters in Southern California and offices nationwide, LoanDepot is committed to serving the communities in which its team lives and works through a variety of local, regional and national philanthropic efforts.
About the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast
Since its inception, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast have been the cornerstone of Costa Mesa, Irvine, newport beach, Orange, and Santa Ana communities. They have provided strategic programming, a safe space and quality mentoring to over 100,000 young people since the first club in Costa Mesa opened in 1941. The Club strives to lay the foundation for its members to live meaningful and productive lives by equipping them with the skills they need to graduate from high school, pursue higher education and join the market. work. They have been recognized by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America as one of the most innovative in the country, especially with their IMPACT model. Although there are many organizations serving young people in Orange County, none offer young people the range of academic, fitness and enrichment activities than the boys and girls clubs of Central Orange Coast. They are very proactive in building relationships with like-minded nonprofits to better serve young people and their families. All of their activities, whether at the club, at school or in the community, are designed to empower young people and strengthen family and community protective factors that reduce risk and increase the likelihood of positive outcomes. Our mission is to: ensure that every child has mentors and champions in life. For more information visit www.boysandgirlsclub.com
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