Retirement Solutions Leader Honored by Orange County Business Journal, OneOC and Points of Light
ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2018) – American Advisors Group (AAG), a leading provider of home equity solutions for retirement, has been selected as a 2018 Civic 50 Orange County honoree for the second consecutive year. The Civic 50 Orange County, presented by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ), in partnership with OneOC, honors the 50 most community-minded companies in Orange County as determined by True Impact’s adapted national Civic 50 survey.
“It’s an honor to be named as one of the top civic-minded companies in Orange County,” said Lauren Willis, director of corporate engagement for AAG and the AAG Foundation. “This award really belongs to our employees, who generously devote their time and energy to support our community outreach programs. It reflects the thousands of hours AAG employees spend delivering meals, writing cards, and handing out food to seniors in need.”
AAG was selected as an honoree based on its exceptional demonstration of OneOC’s four dimensions for community engagement: investment, integration, institutionalization, and impact. AAG’s charitable efforts are led by the AAG Foundation, which supports numerous causes, including the fight against hunger and isolation of elder Americans, aiding victims of human trafficking through Willow International, and providing care for AAG employees in need.
Through the AAG Foundation, the organization makes consistent community contributions by empowering employees with volunteer time off, supplying monetary donations, and hosting fundraising events, such as AAG’s annual comedy night for charity. In 2017, AAG employees clocked more than 950 volunteer hours delivering food and conducting safety checks for seniors through the Meals on Wheels program. AAG volunteers also hosted events at the Orange County Senior Center and participated in greeting card writing groups for local seniors.
The Civic 50 OC List and Special Report was published on October 15, 2018 in the Orange County Business Journal. To view the complete list, go to: OneOC OC Civic 50 2018 Honorees..
AAG is dedicated to helping older Americans find new ways to fund a better retirement through the responsible use of home equity. As the nation’s leader in reverse mortgage lending, AAG offers a suite of home equity solutions – including federally-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgages, traditional and proprietary mortgages, and real estate services – that are designed to give seniors a better financial outcome in retirement.
AAG is a proud member of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA). To learn more about AAG and reverse mortgage loans, please visit the company’s website at www.aag.com.
About AAG Foundation
The AAG Foundation was created to help those in need and encourage the company’s workforce to make a difference. The Foundation takes an active role in the fight against senior hunger and isolation. Each week, AAG employees are encouraged to use their Volunteer Time Off to make Meals on Wheels deliveries and to help with Emergency Food Assistance Programs for seniors, as well as other local community outreach activities. The Foundation sponsors the local Better Business Bureau (BBB) Savvy Seniors program aimed at empowering and protecting seniors from marketplace scams. The Foundation also supports Willow International, a nonprofit organization based in Orange County, California, focused on preventing, rescuing, and providing restorative aftercare to victims of human trafficking in Uganda. For more information about the AAG Foundation, visit https://www.aag.com/foundation/
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