Humanitarian Highlight 12/27: Taking Action
Happy Thursday!! We have some #HumanitarianHighlight to help end the week! Check out what these CUs are doing to help their community!
Great Lakes CU Donated $3,000 to Lake County Haven on behalf of GLCU's Board Charity Project. The incredible Lake County Haven has an outstanding way in empowering homeless women and their children to achieve permanent and independent living situations.
First Basin CU Delivered a donation of checks to the West Texas Food Bank to provide 12,000 meals.
Kitsap CU Their Port Hadlock branch raised $750 for holiday meals in their community & their other branch Harborside, took the time to count coins for The Salvation Army Northwest Division.
Royal CU Partnered up with WEAU 13 News and Chippewa Valley New Car Dealers to raise an extraordinary amount of $83,201 in just a single day. This fundraiser was for the Halmstad & Southview Memorial to help honor the victims who were part of hit & run accidents in Lake Hallie during a Girl Scout roadside cleanup community service project. Royal CU and its team members combined over $19,000 to give to the cause.
GCS CU Honored Karlie Jeffries from Collinsville High School the $2,000 Nicole R. Thorp Scholarship.
Campco FCU With the help of their community and the amazing 5k sponsors, they raised an amazing amount of $12,000 for the Campbell County Healthcare Foundation.
Members 1st FCU Donated to five area food banks, which included New Hope Ministries in Pennsylvania.
Vote For Miracles Day "Every minute, 62 children enter a Children's Miracle Network Hospital. These kids are our neighbors, our friends, and sometimes even our family. Credit unions are honored to support CMN Hospitals and are extremely grateful to everyone who took the time to #VoteForMiracles in support of their favorite children's hospital". With about 143 hospitals to vote for, CO-OP Financial Services along with Americas Credit Unions gave away $100,000 to help the kids. "The hospital with the most votes will win $50,000, second place receives $20,000, 3rd place receives $15,000, 4th place receives $10,000 and 5th place receives $5,000". The hospital who won with 240,425 votes goes to the Hurley Children's Hospital, Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, MI. Congratulations to Hurley Children's Hospital and to everyone who voted and received fund money!
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