We give back and we have a lot of fun doing so!
Sure, we do a great job as a leading mortgage company in the Flathead Valley, but we also take great pride in our community efforts. At Mann, we not only support our favorite charities monetarily, but we make it our mission to go the extra step by getting involved, advocating and helping to raise awareness and donating our time.
Below is a list of some of the events and organizations we support. If you’d like to join our efforts and keep our communities thriving, click the links to learn how:
- Rotary – Mann has three local loan officers on various Rotary Clubs throughout the Flathead. Our very own, Janice Lake serves as President on the oldest Rotary Club in the Valley. We are annual supporters of the Great Bear Festival, which raises thousands of dollars for Rotary’s charitable mission of Service Above Self. Learn More
- The Mann Foundation, a local nonprofit organization, was established in 2016. The foundation aims to raise money for local families and organizations. So far, the Mann Foundation has raised and donated over $50,000 to local food banks, cancer survivors, those currently battling cancer and programs that aim to assist with rehabilitation.
- Mow Downtown - This community event aims to raise money for the Flathead Valley Food Banks by racing lawn mowers, relay-style, down Electric Avenue in Bigfork, MT. This event was launched in the spring of 2016 when Jason Mann, CEO of Mann Mortgage and Jason and Joel Hagen, Owners of Grille 459 came up with a plan to ensure that no family be left without a way to feed their loved ones. Collectively, Mow Downtown has raised and donated nearly $20,000 to local food banks: NW MT Veterans Food Pantry, Lakeside Food Pantry, North Valley Food Bank, Flathead Food Bank, Bigfork Food Pantry
- No-Shave November – During the month of November, all Corporate and Flathead Valley Branch employees at Mann Mortgage, create teams and compete to raise money. This lively contest includes beard-growing candidates, raffle prizes, bake sales, dunk tanks, Wheel of Fortune, and much, much more –all to raise money for cancer.
- Big Brothers Big Sisters - Mann Mortgage has been a leading supporter of this organization for the past three years, winning their Super Hero Team Award for 2015, 2016, and 2017. The mission of BBBS is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Learn More
- Habitat for Humanity – Mann Mortgage has helped build homes with Habitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley for over 6 years. Habitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help those improve their shelter conditions. Learn More
- Cancer Support Community – Cancer Support Community Kalispell is a place where you walk through the door as one touched by cancer and instantly become part of something much bigger and much stronger. They offer opportunities for you to get involved through educational sessions, support groups, and fun outdoor activities. Learn More
- Women Who Wine - What is Women Who Wine? A women’s networking and community benefit group or ‘Giving Circle’. Member contributions are pooled and awarded to the evening’s presenting nonprofit organization at a year-end “Giving Banquet” honoring the work of our local charities. Learn More
- Casting for Recovery - The mission of Casting for Recovery® (CfR) is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique retreat program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. The program offers opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life and experience healing connections with other women and nature. CfR serves women of all ages, in all stages of breast cancer treatment and recovery, at no cost to participants. Learn More
- Inspired Women - Inspired Women Inc. is a not-for-profit, organization that serves working women. Their goal is to create opportunities where women can thrive personally, professionally and spiritually. Deepen your relationships with other working women in our business community by joining Inspired Women at our monthly lunch meetings, special events, and coffee connections. Learn More
- Chamber of Commerce - Kalispell Chamber of Commerce, Evergreen Chamber of Commerce, Whitefish Chamber of Commerce, Bigfork Chamber of Commerce, Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce
- Others Include: Alpine Theater Production, Bigfork Summer Rodeo, Flathead Valley Little Guy Football, Glacier High School, Flathead High School, The Salvation Army, Sunriser Lion’s Club Baseball, The Montana Woman Foundation, Bigfork Youth Baseball, Flathead Valley Little Guy Football, Lakers Baseball, The Wave, Peterson Elementary, Edgerton Elementary