Houston-based AmCap Mortgage Ltd.’s primary focus is residential mortgage lending; however the firm has also made giving back to the community a top priority. The firm, which has seven Houston offices and employs roughly 240 people locally, recently partnered with IMG Financial Group to host a golf tournament to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation. These funds will be used to provide scholarships and financial assistance to the children and spouses of military men and women that were killed or disabled while serving.

  • Houston lender gives back to schools, military and local agents.
  • Lender has been a top Houston workplace for the last five years.
  • Husband-wife brokerage donates $1 million.

Houston-based AmCap Mortgage Ltd.’s primary focus is residential mortgage lending; however the firm has also made giving back to the community a top priority.

The firm, which has seven Houston offices and employs roughly 240 people locally, recently partnered with IMG Financial Group to host a golf tournament to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation. Together the firms raised $26,200. These funds will be used to provide scholarships and financial assistance to the children and spouses of military men and women that were killed or disabled while serving.

AmCap’s Houston-based Hope Tree division is working to build a park for Clifton Middle School. Construction of the park began in November, with completion slated for November of next year.

Another local office, AmCap’s Premier division recently raised more than $12,000, via a bowling event, for Pearland agents that may need help during a time of crisis.

Working with Habitat for Humanity, helping to build a home for a Houston resident

Working with Habitat for Humanity, helping to build a home for a Houston resident

This summer one AmCap employee, Kate Smargiasso, aided in transporting 12 dogs from overcrowded Houston shelters to a no-kill Humane Society in Michigan. AmCap’s offices also partner with Habitat for Humanity.

Aside from its community involvement, AmCap has been named a top workplace by the Houston Chronicle for the past five years.

Giving back to the community is also a focus for one Houston broker. Ronnie Matthews, broker-owner of RE/MAX Legends, recently received the John E. Wolf Community Services Award from Houston Association of Realtors. The award honors a member that has made an outstanding contribution to the community, primarily outside the scope of the real estate industry.

In early 2015, Matthews and his wife established the Ronnie & Cathy Matthews Great American Charitable Foundation. The couple funded the foundation with an initial contribution of $1 million. Three of the charities the foundation supports are Lola’s Lucky Day, Inc., Montgomery County Women’s Shelter and Happy Hill Farm Academy.

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