SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees for BluFi Lending, a direct lender for home loans, completed their last charitable activity of 2012 by volunteering at The Angel's Depot in Vista. Forty-five BluFi staff members gathered to pack boxes of food for San Diego County seniors living in poverty. BluFi also donated $5,000 to help purchase food and supplies needed by The Angel's Depot.
BluFi employees packed 952 boxes of food in one hour, marking the third year in a row that the company has broken the record for number of boxes packed in one night. With 21 meals per box, employees packed nearly 20,000 meals for seniors.
For its efforts, BluFi was honored at The Angel's Depot 2012 benefit gala to celebrate one million pounds of food packed since the organization opened in 2006. BluFi Lending received the Best Food Box Packing award in appreciation for the company's outstanding volunteer efforts and donations.
"BluFi Lending has a strong culture of community outreach. Volunteering at The Angel's Depot is a wonderful way to end each year," said John Lee, BluFi president and CEO. "To have almost half of our local staff assembled to work for a good cause really demonstrates the generosity of our people. We look forward to many more charitable activities to support our community in 2013."
In addition to The Angel's Depot, BluFi has aided numerous other non-profits in 2012 including donating $50,000 to Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. Other organizations include the Salvation Army, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, the Wounded Warrior Project, and more.
"BluFi employees consistently raise the bar," said Susan Hall, founder and executive director at The Angel's Depot. "They step up every year to serve San Diego seniors with their generous donations and exceptional volunteering, and are the kind of reliable partner our community needs. We are grateful to count BluFi Lending as a long time supporter."
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BluFi Lending is a direct lender helping consumers save money on home loans for purchase or refinance. As a direct lender, BluFi eliminates the middle man and facilitates all final decisions in-house so the home loan process is fast, easy and stress-free. BluFi is licensed in eight states and works with highly trained mortgage bankers and real estate professionals to ensure fast funding, exceptional customer service and competitive rates and fees. Transparent, Responsible Lending – it's the BluFi way. Visit www.BluFi.com or call 1-800-644-7779 to learn more.
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