Holiday Giving

News | December 28, 2017

Members Credit Union has been collecting funds through the year by selling T-shirts to members and denim Friday privileges to employees. T-shirt sales and denim Friday donations were deposited into a community fund for each branch and the funds stay local for each MCU location. Here is a list of branch locations and what causes their community fund supported during the holidays.
Morganton and Valdese purchased 30 new bicycles for donation to Christmas Cheer, the oldest charitable organization in Morganton, NC. The mission of the charity is to assist families facing financial difficulty in Burke County during the holidays.
Hickory donated $1,032.90 to the Hickory Soup Kitchen.

Credit Union Employees with donations
Credit Union employees from left to right and top to bottom: Chandi, Tonya, Bill, Eddie, Jon, Bessy and Amanda with brand new Tennis Shoes that were donated to local homeless men and women in Winston-Salem, NC.

Main Office in Winston-Salem donated 15 pairs of new tennis shoes, along with 15 gift bags filled with hygiene items, flashlights, and batteries to homeless men and women throughout Winston-Salem, NC. Socks were also included in the kits thanks to a donation from Harriss and Covington Hosiery Mills, Inc.
Greensboro donated $777 to the Out of the Garden Project, a food assistance program in Guilford County that provides meals (a bag of food with two meals) for a students family each Friday at over 60 schools in Guilford County.
Photo of Kernersville donation to Crisis Control
Marcela Davis (pictured right) presents check to Crisis Control Ministry Representative in Kernersville, NC.

Kernersville donated personal care items that they collected at their branch and $660 from their community fund to their local Crisis Control Ministry.
Results of MCU’s 2017 Holiday giving projects are still coming in. Check back here for additional stories. Thank you to everyone who contributed to MCU’s community fund and helped support wonderful socially responsible causes.

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