Air Force Federal Credit Union makes $14,000 donation to The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, TX (December 23, 2013) — Air Force Federal Credit Union (Air Force FCU) presented a check in the amount of $14,029.11 to the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 as part of the Credit Unions for Kids program.
Credit Unions for Kids is a cooperative program with San Antonio area credit unions that annually raise money for the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio and is in partnership with the Children’s Miracle Network. It is a model program that has exemplified the credit union motto of “People Helping People.” Air Force FCU has been a part of the program since its origination in 1985, and from the time credit unions have raised over $6 million dollars with all funds going directly to the hospital.
The credit union raised the money through various activities throughout the year with annual events such as the Credit Unions for Kids Bowl-A-Thon, Play-A-Round for the Kids golf tournament, the Getaway Raffle and candy sales at the branches. Additionally, the credit union held exclusive events at Air Force FCU including the Summer Bash and jeans day to reach a record mark in donations.
“Air Force FCU has had long standing support and admiration for the services that the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio provides to the children of this community,” said Danny Sanchez, Air Force FCU Vice President of Marketing. “Each year our donation totals have increased because of the support from our members, vendors and employees. They understand the miracles that happen every day at the hospital, and for their continued support, we cannot thank them enough.”
For over 50 years, the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio has been caring for children, all the while developing and growing services to meet the specific needs in the community. The hospital is the only free-standing children’s hospital in San Antonio and is in the process of a $135 million, 800,000 square-foot expansion in the heart of downtown San Antonio. They have also completed an agreement with Texas’ top pediatric medical providers, the Baylor College of Medicine, to provide the best health care possible to the nation’s seventh-largest city.
Air Force FCU serves the diverse needs of over 38,500 members worldwide with a full array of financial services and the strength of more than $363 million in assets. For additional details about Air Force FCU, visit www.airforcefcu.com.