The MBA Opens Doors Foundation
has established a new partnership with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia that will enable the hospital’s social workers to identify potential housing aid grant recipients among the families with critically ill or injured children.
The new partnership is financed with a four-year, $800,000 commitment from Freedom Mortgage and Radian Group Inc. The hospital offers 564 in-patient beds and treats more than 1.3 million outpatient visits a year.
“As Opens Doors continues to grow, we are thankful to Radian and Freedom for their gracious support. I, along with Opens Doors President Deborah Dubois, look forward to helping families through this alliance,” said Debra W. Still, president and CEO of Pulte Mortgage and chairman of the Foundation's board of directors.
“The financial impact of caring for a critically ill child can be devastating to families,” said JoAnn Duffy, director of social work at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. “The MBA Open Doors Foundation helps to alleviate some of this stress, allowing families to stay in their homes while they manage the multiple challenges associated with illness and hospitalization. We extend our deepest appreciation to Freedom Mortgage and Radian Group Inc. for helping our patient families access this very important program.”
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation recently announced that it raised $644,000
at its 2019 Annual Convention and Expo in Austin, Texas. The contributions madeby convention attendees, combined with the more than $1.8 million recently pledged by MBA member companies and individuals as part of its “Let’s Get Caught Doing Good” annual campaign, furthers the foundation's mission of providing mortgage and rental assistance grants to parents and guardians caring for critically ill or injured children.