What do you "embrace"? We Embrace "Mehdi Pirzadeh Pediatric Ward" Adwa Comprehensive Health Clinic in Africa
Posted 11 August 2012 3:11 AM by Anonymous
Embrace Home Loans Dedicates Clinic In Honor of Employee Accomplishment
(Newport, RI) – On Friday, August 3, the teammates of Embrace Home Loans Newport RI location gathered for a special ceremony. Kurt Noyce, President of Embrace Home Loans, announced the dedication of Mehdi Pirzadeh Pediatric Ward to the Adwa Comprehensive Health Clinic in Africa.
Mehdi Pirzadeh, Vice President of Embrace Home Loans
Mehdi Pirzadeh Embrace Home Loans
, made a decision in 2010 to provide more than just mortgage financing for his customers, he decided to sponsor a child in Africa for one year in the name of each customer he closed. Mehdi recently achieved a professional milestone, one few in the mortgage business see personally, by closing $1 billion in loan volume
through his career with Embrace Home Loans. In honor of this professional milestone and in keeping with Mehdi’s values, Embrace Home Loans made arrangements to have the pediatric ward dedicated in his honor.
Wide Horizons For Children
, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the world’s needy children, built this clinic to address the needs of over 500,000 people in this region of Ethiopia, suffering under crushing poverty and the devastating effects of civil war with Eritrea. The clinic provides a range of services, including prenatal and maternity care, pediatric care, and care for HIV/AIDS patients. “Wide Horizons For Children is thrilled to join everyone at Embrace Home Loans in honoring Mr. Pirzadeh, ” said Janice Hoffman, President and CEO of Wide Horizons For Children. “We’re proud to name the Pirzadeh Pediatric Ward at the Adwa Clinic on behalf of someone who shares our commitment to children in Africa.”
Kurt Noyce and Medhi Pirzadeh
Kurt Noyce closed the ceremony with the following remarks. “Because of Mehdi’s accomplishments, mothers will see her babies overcome disease. Dads will see his sons battle infection. Because of Mehdi, they will have health, happiness and hope. That is our gift, and our gratitude, in recognition of your achievement, Mehdi.”
Mehdi Pirzadeh Senior Loan Officer/Vice President
About Wide Horizons For Children (WHFC)
Wide Horizons For Children
is a child welfare agency committed to family permanence for orphaned and at-risk children through adoption, child sponsorship, and humanitarian aid. Since 1974 we have found loving families for more than 13,000 children and provided over $15 million in aid to improve the lives of vulnerable children around the world. Visit www.whfc.org
for more information.