Thank you for #DoingYourPart to make our first ever virtual fundraiser a success!  We met and exceeded our goal! 

We deeply appreciate every dollar of every donation we received to help our partner charities. The Foundation cannot continue its work without the support of every WHF member and supporter.

Nevertheless, two call-outs are in order.  First, a big thank you to our top ten fundraising teams organized by: 

  • Jennifer’s Fundraising Team - Jennifer Aguilar, WHFF Board Member
  • Suzanne Garwood’s Team! – Suzanne Garwood, WHFF President
  • Mary Martha’s Team – Mary Martha Fortney, WHFF Board Member
  • Leslie’s Team – Leslie Woolley, WHFF Vice President
  • Rebecca Laird – Rebecca Laird, WHFF General Counsel
  • Help T Moore Support WHFF’s #DoYourPart – Tiffani Moore, WHFF Board Member
  • Sam O – Sam Ozeck, WHF President
  • Bobbi’s Team – Bobbi Montoya, WHFF Board Member
  • Faith – Faith Schwartz, WHF Past President
  • WHF Foundation #DoYourPart! – Kris Kully, WHF Past President

Second, a round of applause for our two corporate donors – Faith Schwartz’s Housing Finance Strategies and NAFCU!

If you missed participating in our fundraiser but want to support one of partners – you can donate any time at our home page: https://www.whfdc.org/make-a-donation or visit one of our partners directly:

Looking forward to our next fundraising adventure!





Date: August 18, 2020 
Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm 
Location: Venable LLP, 600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20001

The Women and Housing and Finance, Inc. (WHF) 2020 Annual Symposium entitled “What You Need to Know in Compliance Policy and Regulation Today” will focus on key compliance policies and regulations impacting the financial services industry.  Director Kathy Kraninger of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will serve as the morning keynote speaker, and panelists will address topics including a) congress’ role in regulatory affairs, b) how policy makers are addressing growing consumer debt, c) the ever-shifting landscape of privacy laws and regulation, and d) independent mortgage banker (IMB) hot topics.  Additionally, Precious Williams, a world-class master communicator who works with successful entrepreneurs and helps them take their professional speaking skills to the next level, will serve as the afternoon keynote speaker.

Please continue to check back frequently as we will continue to add to the agenda.

Keynote Speakers: 

 Kathy Kraninger, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau






 Precious Williams, Founder and CEO, Perfect Pitches by Precious 







Our Community Partners are going through difficult times. Please click on their donations pages to help.

Bridges to Independence (VA) -- https://bridges2.org/
Calvary Women's Services (DC) -- https://www.calvaryservices.org/
Doorways for Women and Families (VA) -- https://www.doorwaysva.org/
Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services (VA) -- http://www.goodhousing.org/
Interfaith Works (MD) --http://www.iworksmc.org/
Open Arms Housing (DC) -- http://www.openarmshousing.org/

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