(PHOENIX – May 10, 2019) – Paris Davis, who serves as senior vice president and northwest Arizona retail division manager for Washington Federal in Arizona, has been appointed as an honoree board member for the WAFD Foundation to the Washington Federal Foundation. The Washington Federal Foundation facilitates direct giving to community-based nonprofits and serves the needs of low- and moderate-income individuals across its eight-state footprint.
“To give an idea, the Foundation – under the direction of the board – contributed nearly $800,000 to organizations in need in 2018,” says Davis. “And in the first quarter of 2019 alone, the Foundation has already made $161,300 in contributions to nonprofits across Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Washington and Utah.”
In her national role, Davis is eager both represent all of Arizona’s 31 branches as well as increase donations to nonprofits statewide.
“In recent months, we’ve been able to donate $25,000 to UMOM New Day Centers and $15,000 to Care Fund, not to mention smaller amounts to organizations including Youth on their Own, Junior Achievement of Arizona, Habitat for Humanity, Pima Community Land Trust, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, Chicanos Por La Causa, Save the Family and more,” says Davis.
About Washington Federal
Washington Federal is a full-service national banking institution that focuses on business-to-business banking, commercial and equipment lending, and home loan and corporate real estate financing. It has 31 offices in Arizona including locations in Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Mesa, Yuma, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, Sun City, Sun City West and Tucson. Washington Federal is committed to developing a strong and loyal relationship with clients, shareholders and the community at large. For more information please visit washingtonfederal.com.