Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation “Stuffs The Bus” for United Way of Northern New Jersey
BASKING RIDGE, NJ (September 5, 2013) — In conjunction with the United Way of Northern NJ, Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity corporation, participated in a “Stuff the Bus” campaign to collect hundreds of school supplies for financially strapped Somerset and Morris County families.
Local residents were encouraged to drop supplies at a variety of Affinity Federal Credit Union branches that served as collection points. Participating branches included: Denville, Paramus, Teterboro, Morristown, Basking Ridge, Cedar Knolls, New Providence, Bedminster and Hillsborough.
The effort was spearheaded by Affinity’s Member Experience Officer Katie Ona, who is a member of the United Way of Northern New Jersey’s Women’s Leadership Coalition.
“We were thrilled to join together to support working families in Somerset and Morris counties who are struggling to make ends meet,” said Ona. “We’re delighted to report that we collected hundreds of supplies!”
The Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation serves several local charities including: Matheny Medical and Educational Center; The Midland School; Hope for Veterans ®; Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children; Saint Clare’s Hospital, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System; Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs; Adult Day Center of Somerset County; and Raritan Valley Community College
About Affinity Federal Credit Union
Affinity Federal Credit Union, New Jersey’s largest credit union, is a member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution with 15 branches throughout New Jersey with more than 133,000 members from more than 2,000 businesses and organizations and total assets in excess of $2 billion. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, Affinity Federal Credit Union has been offering superior financial services with a member-oriented focus since 1935. For more information, visit www.affinityfcu.org.