CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 05, 2017) - Guaranteed Rate, the eighth largest retail mortgage lender in the nation, and the Chicago White Sox this week announced the Guaranteed Impact contest, which will honor kids and teens who are making a positive difference in their communities or schools. The Guaranteed Impact winners will be recognized at a home White Sox game with a shout-out from announcers with their photo on the videoboard and provided a suite including food and beverages to enjoy the game at Guaranteed Rate Field with up to 15 friends and family members. There will be 10 winners throughout the 2017 season, all celebrated at different home games.
"We want to show kids that they have the power to make the great city of Chicago even better," says Guaranteed Rate Founder and CEO Victor Ciardelli. "Giving back has always been a huge part of Guaranteed Rate and we think it's important to share stories of young people working to improve the lives of those around them - and hopefully those examples will inspire others to do the same."
Nominees for the Guaranteed Impact award should be between the ages of 8 and 18 as of August 31, 2017, and have contributed to the betterment of their community or school in a unique, meaningful way. Nomination forms and official contest rules can be found at Rate.com/impact; entries are now open and will be accepted through June 23 for the 2017 baseball season.
"The White Sox share Guaranteed Rate's passion for supporting our communities and celebrating the next generation of philanthropic leaders in a special way during the game," says Brooks Boyer, senior vice president of sales and marketing with the White Sox. "We're thrilled to honor them and their work by treating them to the VIP treatment at Guaranteed Rate Field in a suite to watch the White Sox on the field."
About Guaranteed Rate
Guaranteed Rate is the eighth largest retail mortgage lender in the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, the company has approximately 195 offices across the U.S. and Washington, D.C., and is licensed in all 50 states. Since its founding in 2000, Guaranteed Rate has helped hundreds of thousands of homeowners with home purchase loans and refinances and funded nearly $23 billion in loans in 2016 alone. The company has become the Home Purchase Experts® by introducing the world's first Digital Mortgage technology and offering low rate, low fee mortgages through an easy-to-understand process and unparalleled customer service. Guaranteed Rate won an American Business Award for its Digital Mortgage technology in 2016, ranked No. 1 in Scotsman Guide's Top Mortgage Lenders 2015, was chosen Top Lender 2016 by Chicago Agent magazine and made the Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list five of the past six years. Visit rate.com for more information.
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