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.

The Judevine® Center for Autism

Autism affects one out of every 88 children in the United States. In Missouri, that number is one in every 72! Autism looks different from person to person, but in general, people with Autism have difficulty relating to others, understanding feelings, answering questions and expressing needs. Individuals often avoid eye contact and seek to be alone, and they may repeat words or motions.

Wounded Warrior Project

Since recent years, there has arisen a new generation of warriors. Those who have served or are serving in the U.S. Military have seen the benefits of increasing technology of the medical field as well as in body armor and weaponry. With those benefits, however, come unprecedented challenges, as the number of seriously injured service members has risen dramatically. For example, for every U.S.

Powered by Hope

“Hope is a strong & powerful term that means something different to each person. We believe HOPE means How Ordinary People Endure.”

Arthritis National Research Foundation.

Did you know that the number one cause of disability in the United States is arthritis? The word arthritis is used to describe more than 100 diseases that affect the joints and connective tissues. Though the term literally means joint inflammation, a diagnosis of arthritis encompasses many different symptoms of varying severity. Far beyond pain and loss of flexibility, some forms of arthritis can actually be deadly.

Teen Cancer America

Each year, more than 12,000 individuals between the ages of 13 and 25 are diagnosed with cancer. Teen patients have unique and highly individualized needs, largely because of growth, development, hormones and psychosocial factors. Sadly, cancer treatments are often designed for the very young or for adults, and are not fully appropriate for those in adolescence.

People First

Adults with developmental disabilities often have unique needs, including assistance in a variety of circumstances. Like all of us, they need to feel a sense of independence and empowerment to belong to their communities in a full and meaningful way. Programs assisting adults often receive less attention and support than those serving children or the many other worthy charities in the area.

4 Paws 4 Rescue

Pets bring countless benefits to our lives. Research has shown that having a pet boosts immunity, lowers blood pressure and anxiety, protects infants from developing allergies, and improves the condition of individuals with diseases such as Alzheimer’s, heart disease and more.

BackStoppers

Whenever a tragic event occurs, we are often reminded of these famous words, spoken by Mr. Fred Rogers:  

“When I was a boy and would see scary things on the news: "My mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'

To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother's words,

Alzheimer's Association

It is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, and the only top ten cause of death that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed. It affects more than 5 million Americans. This disease will cost the nation $226 Billion in 2015, and a nearly 20 billion hours of unpaid care will be provided for people with the disease. It is Alzheimer’s Disease, a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior.

ALS Association - St. Louis Regional Chapter

An average of fifteen new cases of ALS are diagnosed each day in the U.S. An estimated 30,000 Americans have the disease at any given time. ALS is also sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease, as it ended the career of one of the most beloved baseball players of all times. 

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