PMC in the Community

Everyone at Paramount Mortgage Company believes in being involved in our community. Giving of our time, talents and resources not only grows our hearts, but makes this a better place to live.

Team members are involved in industry organizations (Mortgage Bankers Association of St. Louis, HBA, National Association of Professional Mortgage Women, St. Louis Association of Realtors, etc.), community efforts and participate in dress-down for charity days and support a different employee chosen charity each month.

Change to End Homelessness

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating disease, which is growing with the aging U.S. population. According to the Alzheimer’s Association:                                                                                     

The BackStoppers

“Without your assistance after my father was killed in the line of duty, I don’t know where my family would be today.

We are eternally grateful for everything [The BackStoppers] do.

Quote from The BackStoppers.com

Susan G. Komen

This year in the United States, more than 250,000 women will be diagnosed with new cases of invasive breast cancer. Over 40,000 will die from the disease.

The BackStoppers

In the United States, we are protected and served by over 10 million First Responders. These police officers, fire fighters, emergency medical technicians, and other similar professionals run toward trauma and disaster to save those affected. Each time a First Responder puts on the uniform, he or she is at great risk.

National Down Syndrome Society

Approximately one in every 700 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome, making it the most common chromosomal condition. Down syndrome occurs when an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21, which alters the course of development and causes the characteristics associated with Down syndrome.

American Heart Association

According to the CDC, one out of every four deaths in the United States is due to heart disease. Approximately 610,000 people die from heart disease each year, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women.

Powered by Hope - Team Pedal the Cause

In 2017, there will be over 1.6 million new cancer diagnoses in the United States, according to cancer.org. The devastation of cancer is both widespread and deeply personal to many, including the team at Paramount Mortgage Company. In 2008, our friend and family member, Teri Griege, was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer.

St. Baldrick’s Foundation: Jeremiah's Team

By the time you finish reading this, another child somewhere in the world will be diagnosed with cancer. In the U.S. alone, about one in every 285 individuals will have cancer before they turn 20. Childhood cancer, which takes the lives of more U.S. children than any other disease, presents unique challenges for researchers. There are over a dozen types of childhood cancers and countless subtypes, some of which never strike after age 5 and others that occur most often in teenagers. Children are also susceptible to some adult cancers, but must be treated differently than adults.

Pedal the Cause

A total of 1,688,780 new cancer cases and 600,920 deaths from cancer are projected to occur in the US in 2017, according to cancer.org. The site also reports good news: “A steady decline over more than 2 decades has resulted in a 25% drop in the cancer death rate in the US, equaling 2.1 million fewer cancer deaths between 1991 and 2014.”

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