Movement Mortgage Provides $10,000 Grant to The Avery Foundation - Movement Mortgage Blog

DUBUQUE, IOWA — Movement Mortgage, with support from the Karis Foundation, is excited to announce the Avery Foundation as the recipient of their $10,000 “GraceWorks” grant The Avery Foundation was nominated by Ellen Sinkey in Movement’s Dubuque office and selected by employees of Movement Mortgage in the Upper Midwest Region.

“The Avery Foundation is so very grateful to Movement Mortgage, and all our donors. They make it possible to help tri-state cancer patients and their families with the extra expenses they have during travel and treatment,” said Sheri Garner, Vice President of the Avery Foundation. According to Ron Avery, Founder and CEO of the Avery Foundation, “We saw our growth this year more than double. We awarded 202 grants during 2021 for over $111,000. This donation comes at a very good time as we can use it to jump-start our 2022 campaign.”

The Avery Foundation helps cancer patients and their families pay for the unexpected costs associated with cancer treatment, including travel, meals, and lodging. Their goal is to relieve these undue financial stressors so patients can concentrate on the real battle at hand and keep their health the priority.

Movement Mortgage is a top 10 mortgage lender, with offices in 50 states. The Dubuque office opened in the fall of 2019, and more recently moved to 5900 Saratoga Road in Asbury.  With no Wall Street investors, Movement’s profit funds their mission statement: “We exist to love and value people by leading a Movement of Change in our industry, corporate culture, and communities.”

Ellen Sinkey (NMLS 963358) is the Branch Leader of the Dubuque office, which serves the Tri-State area. “As someone who has had their family’s lives affected by cancer, I’m extremely thankful for the opportunity to give back to such a great organization,” said Ellen. “When you finance your home with Movement Mortgage, you aren’t just getting a low interest rate. You are impacting your local community in a powerful way.”

To learn more about the Avery Foundation, or to apply for a grant, visit

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Our vision is to serve 1 out of every 10 homebuyers in the country by 2025 and over 70 percent of our loans are processed in just 7 business days. We are passionate about every member of our team. Close to 70 percent of our team contribute to the Love Works fund. The fund acts as a source of financial support for employees and their families in times of crisis. We have also reinvested over $10.3 million in our communities through the Movement Foundation.