Humanitarian Highlight 5/14/2020: Lighting the Way
Hello, #CUfamily! It's Thursday, which means it's time for another #HumanitarianHighlight. With all the chaos in the world, we are so lucky to have credit unions to light the way! Additionally, feel free to reach out if your credit union would like to be featured in our #HumanitarianHighlight blog that we publish every Thursday. Send us a direct message on our social media accounts or contact us! We would love to tell your story!
In many parts of the country, healthcare workers are being stretched pretty thin right now. They are working around the clock to serve our communities! To give back, SPC Credit Union of Hartsville, South Carolina made a sizeable contribution to the McLeod Foundation’s Hearts for Heroes fund. With this money, local hospitals will be able to purchase more testing equipment. Thank you for all you do!
We all know small businesses have been hit hard by COVID-19, and local restaurants in particular. That’s why St. Cloud Financial Credit Union is doing its part by ordering takeout for its team members! In addition, they featured some local restaurants in a recent social media post. Way to be awesome!
While most people are self-isolating and working from home, many are essential employees that are still going into work. Among these are tellers at banks and credit unions! Between assisting members in the usual ways and keeping every surface spotlessly clean, these team members are working hard! To say thank you, Del-One Federal Credit Union put together some fun care packages for all their staff.
Emergency Room staff are hard-working members of any community. During times like these, we depend on them more than ever. Healthcare Employees Federal Credit Union showed its support by donating all sorts of snacks to RWJBarnabas Health in Hamilton, New Jersey. Thank you for your support!
Nonprofits that serve local communities are always in need of funding. That’s why Royal Credit Union just announced a $40,000 initiative to support organizations in the surrounding area that Royal Credit Union serves. Way to go!
CalCom Federal Credit Union in Torrance, California is doing an amazing job of supporting its local healthcare workers. They recently dropped off 30 catered entrees to hospital staff at Torrance Memorial Hospital. Great job, guys!
While our healthcare systems are burdened with the chaos surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, there are plenty of patients struggling with health issues unrelated to the pandemic. Jolt Credit Union decided to partner with Covenant Healthcare to provide cancer patients with insulated tumblers.