2017 Holiday Toy Drive

December 21, 2017

Freedom Mortgage employees raised joy this December by donating over 3,000 toys to children in their communities. Team Freedom Cares worked with representatives across our 12 largest offices and found local charities to partner with for our annual Holiday Toy Drive. Many of the charities listed below work to put toys under the tree, food on the table, and provide other necessities to families in need. Each year, millions of…

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2017 Canned Food Drive

November 28, 2017

Freedom Mortgage Employees nationwide collected over 37,000 cans during the month of November for this year’s canned food drive. Non-perishable food collected in each of the company’s participating offices, AZ, CA, CO, IN, MD, NJ, NY, PA, and FL, will go directly to a local Feeding America food bank. In the United States, 1 in 8 households faces what the USDA calls “food insecurity.” This means that, at times, these…

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Sharon’s Warriors

November 20, 2017

Freedom Mortgage employee Craig Mirek and his team, Sharon’s Warriors, walked to end pancreatic cancer at the Purple Stride Broward-Palm Beach 5K. Craig organized the team in honor of his late wife, Sharon, and his colleagues were eager to help. “The event raised over $124,000 towards research and awareness to end Pancreatic Cancer. With the help of many of my Freedom Mortgage colleagues my team raised over $2,200,” Craig said….

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Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade 2017

November 7, 2017

Members of the NJ First Flyers program volunteered their time to march and distribute flags in the Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade with the Liberty USO. More than 3,000 participants, including 34 Veteran Service Organizations, also marched in the celebration honoring veterans in the tristate area. The mission of the Liberty USO is to enhance the quality of life for U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families. This is done through…

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Socktober 2017

November 7, 2017

Employees from Freedom Mortgage’s sales departments in NJ, IN, MD, and CA collected over 1,500 pairs of trouser socks throughout the month of October for Suiting Warriors, a non-profit that empowers U.S. Armed Forces Veterans by providing them with the professional attire needed to compete in the civilian workforce. Rob Levine, Lee Dossick, Jane Biggs, Nicole Obenshine, Paul Vennell, and Sean Beahan. There are myriad factors that make it difficult…

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Melville Employees Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 18, 2017

This weekend, Freedom Mortgage employees from our Melville, NY office walked in support of their colleague, Tina Delcolle, and her daughter, Gigi in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Long Island. Gigi was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer this year, which metastasized to her liver, bones, and lymph nodes.  Despite this diagnosis, Gigi walked the entire five miles with her team of family members, friends, and her…

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First Flyers: Stars ‘N Strikes

September 22, 2017

Although no perfect games were recorded, the August 2017 White First Flyer group certainly chose a winner when they conceived Freedom Mortgage’s most recent Stars ‘N Strikes charity bowling fundraiser. The event, held at the local Pinsetter Bar & Bowl on April 30th, benefited Operation Troop Appreciation: a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit dedicated to building and sustaining the well-being of our servicemen and women. In true Freedom fashion, the number of signups…

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Freedom Mortgage Donates Thousands of Backpacks to Local USOs

August 16, 2017

Freedom Mortgage would like to thank everyone who supported the 2017 Freedom Mortgage USO Rucksacks to Backpacks program.  It was a wonderful success.  When the program began in 2014, the company provided local USOs with 333 backpacks. This year, Freedom Mortgage teams in AZ, CA, FL, IN, MD, NJ, NY, and PA collected an overwhelming 3,200 backpacks plus assorted school supplies. These supplies were given to seven different local USOs…

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Freedom Mortgage Volunteers Surpass Food Bank Record

August 4, 2017

Members of the Freedom Mortgage IT First Flyer program and interns assembled 13,304 meals for the Food Bank of South Jersey, surpassing the day’s goal of 10,000. They also broke the record of 4,500 for most meals packed in a single shift at 4,702 meals. In all, our volunteers packed 4,512 snacks and breakfasts, 5,792 lunches and sorted 14,000 pounds of food. These lunches will go to children all over…

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2017 Team Freedom Cares 5K & Family Fun Walk

August 1, 2017

On Sunday, June 4th 2017, Freedom Mortgage First Flyers hosted their second annual Team Freedom Cares 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk benefitting Homes for Our Troops and the Liberty USO. Over two hundred participated in a morning of fun at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ.  Activities also included DJ Entertainment, warm up stretches led by service men from the U.S. Army and a post-race breakfast. Event recruitment…

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