1st Advantage FCU Donates $60,000 to Six Non-Profit Organizations

Charlotte Dean, Communication Specialist
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
757-877-2444 ext. 3179

(YORKTOWN, Va.) – In honor of its 60th Anniversary, 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union presented six non-profit organizations with checks worth a sum total of $60,000.  The ceremony was held on October 27 at the Kiln Creek branch. 

Checks were presented to the following organizations: Operation Homefront Hampton Roads in the amount of $9,200; Habitat for Humanity in the amount of $9,200; Relay for Life in the amount of $9,200; Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula in the amount of $9,800; The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula in the amount of $10,400 and Richmond Fisher House in the amount of $12,200. 

As a community credit union 1st Advantage recognizes its responsibility to take an active role in supporting organizations that contribute to improving our community,” said Casey Duplantier, CEO of 1st Advantage.  “We believe that the organizations selected for the $60,000 donation have contributed significantly toward improving our community.

About 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union

1st Advantage Federal Credit Union was chartered on September 1951 as Fort Eustis Federal Credit Union. The financial institution’s assets have grown from $500 kept initially in a cigar box to over $530 million as of July 31, 2011. 1A has approximately 58,000 members and operates 10 branches in Southeastern Virginia, with offices in Yorktown, Williamsburg, Newport News, Gloucester, Hampton and Richmond. It is a locally owned and operated credit union that promotes a people-helping-people philosophy of “Life. Shared.” to its members and the communities it serves. For more information about 1st Advantage and its products and services, please visit


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