Detroit, Mich. – May 01, 2007 – Rock Financial/Quicken Loans has partnered with the American Red Cross – Southeastern Michigan Chapter to encourage others to join them in investing their time and resources in the causes the local Red Cross supports. David Hall of Rock Financial/Quicken Loans and Freman Hendrix, board chair of the local Red Cross chapter, will begin appearing in public service announcements (PSAs) this month about the Home Team Red Cross.”
During the past two years Rock Financial/Quicken Loans has become a major contributor to the local Red Cross, which includes serving as presenting sponsorship for the annual Red Cross “Blanket Days for the Homeless” campaign the past two years.
The Red Cross “Home Team” campaign began last summer with popular Detroit sports personalities telling the local Red Cross story. Each professional team provided a player to participate in PSAs and other community relations activities encouraging support of your local Red Cross chapter – your Home Team Red Cross. Now the campaign includes a prominent figure in local business by including Rock Financial/Quicken Loans’ David Hall.
“We’re extremely proud to partner with an outstanding organization like the Red Cross,” said Hall. “They do an unbelievable amount of good in our community, but we know they can’t do it alone. So we’re happy as members of the Home Team Red Cross to put our 4,600 passionate people behind the Red Cross’ efforts, and we encourage others to join us.”
The local Red Cross chapter provides emergency food, clothing and shelter to an average of four families every day in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. The financial support of Rock Financial/Quicken Loans and others enables the agency to continue this local humanitarian work.
Hendrix said, “What better way to expand our Home Team campaign beyond Detroit sports stars than with such an extraordinary supporter like Rock Financial/Quicken Loans. Rock Financial/Quicken Loans and David Hall are leaders in our community and provide us with the financial and other resources to deliver our services. It is a pleasure to work with David to inform our community about the Home Team Red Cross.”
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About the American Red Cross – Southeastern Michigan Chapter
Your Home Team Red Cross, the Southeastern Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross is the organization that turns caring into action by providing disaster relief and helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. We are volunteer-driven and reflect the diversity of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. As part of the international Red Cross network, we are dedicated to protecting human life and dignity worldwide. To learn more about the Red Cross, call (313) 833-4440 or log on to www.semredcross.org. It’s time to help the Home Team.
About Quicken Loans Inc.
Quicken Loans is the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender and the country’s 11th largest retail lender overall, closing nearly $18 billion in home loans in calendar year 2006. The company employs more than 4,600 people and has been ranked in the “Top 20” of FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” list for the last four years. For more information, visit www.QuickenLoans.com. To learn about Quicken Loans career opportunities, visit www.QuickenLoansCareers.com.