Demonstrating its commitment to giving back and improving the local community, Guild Mortgage recently served as the primary sponsor of the 13th Annual Liberty Road Foundation Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction, which raised more than $430,000 for those in need.
One of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the U.S., Guild was the Master Sponsor ($15,000) of the fundraiser, held Aug. 8 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. Guild provided $50 TaylorMade/Adidas gift cards to more than 120 tournament participants.
Additionally, company representatives served as individual hole, lunch and happy hour sponsors, while Guild branches in Bellevue, Kirkland, Mill Creek and Tacoma purchased $750 tables at the dinner and auction. All told, 85 Guild employees plus their guests attended the evening’s festivities.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Liberty Road Foundation, based in Redmond, which partners with seven nonprofit organizations helping at-risk children and families. The auction also supported SAFE, a nonprofit working to assist women get out of the sex trafficking trade.
Founded in 1960, Guild Mortgage has more than 3,600 employees operating from 250 branch and satellite offices in 25 states. The company has a total of 27 branches in the state of Washington.
The company’s Guild Giving Program encourages employees to donate time and money to charitable causes in their own communities.