The Mortgage Bankers Association Opens Doors Foundation (MBA Opens Doors) recently announced it raised a record $1.8 million in calendar year 2017, furthering its mission to help families meet their housing costs while dealing with a critically ill or injured child receiving medical treatment. Currently in its fifth full operating year, MBA Opens Doors has helped nearly 1,600 families.
In addition to large donations given and pledged by corporate and individual donors during MBA's 2017 Annual Convention, convention attendees raised money with a live auction during Concert MBA, supporters raised funds and awareness with a 5K run/walk in Denver, approximately 300 small donors contributed using the "text-to-give" feature, and Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Alumni raised money and conducted a site visit to an affiliate hospital. MBA Opens Doors also participated once again in the international #GivingTuesday event, raising money from many smaller donors.
The Foundation premiered a new video featuring families that have received grants at the convention in Denver. You can view the video below: