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American Heritage Credit Union hosted annual car show, raising $25,000 for the Kids-N-Hope Foundation’s 25th anniversary

Event included Philadelphia chapter of Tuskegee airmen appearance, free concert, craft show and family fun zones

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 20, 2021) — American Heritage Credit Union (“American Heritage”) and 98.1 WOGL recently hosted the 17th Annual Car Show and Member Appreciation Day, with a simultaneous commemoration of The Kids-N-Hope Foundation’s (“The Foundation”) 25th Anniversary. Over 300 cars and 7,500 attendees came out to support the event and helped raised $25,000 for The Kids-N-Hope Foundation, which supports local children’s health life services, especially music therapy.

The Kids-N-Hope Foundation was formed in 1996 by American Heritage Credit Union. For over 25 years, it has funded children’s health and life services including the Music Therapy Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (“CHOP”) and other local hospitals and not-for-profit organizations within American Heritage’s Workplace Partnership Program. At the end of 2019, The Foundation achieved the milestone of having donated $2 million since its inception to CHOP.

The 17th Annual Car Show and Member Appreciation Day featured hundreds of classic, muscle, and modern show cars. Attendees enjoyed the craft show, visited the family fun zone for games and the petting zoo, and enjoyed WOGL-FM’s live broadcast as well as a Kids-N-Hope Anniversary Concert performed by LECOMPT. The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen also attended the event to share their mission and history.

“It was exciting to have our members, the community, and our Foundation supporters back on our campus to safely celebrate this outstanding milestone together and help raise $25,000 for The Kids-N-Hope Foundation,” stated Bruce K. Foulke, President & CEO of American Heritage and Founder of The Kids-N-Hope Foundation. “Without the continual support of event participants, sponsors, and the community, The Foundation would not be able to carry out its mission to positively impact child life services and provide creative outlets like music therapy to local children undergoing medical treatment.”

For upcoming events and to learn more about The Foundation, visit www.kidsnhope.org or call 215-969-2938.

The Kids-N-Hope Foundation presented Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with a $25,000 check to support their efforts in children’s health and life services, especially the Music Therapy Program.

Members of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen attended the Car Show and shared information about the Tuskegee Airmen and the history of those who participated in the Tuskegee Experience as air and ground crew operations and support in the Army AIR Corps during World War II.


About American Heritage Credit Union

American Heritage Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative with more than $4.8 billion in assets serving more than 800 Workplace Partners and more than 310,000 members, with more than 35 locations across Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, and Camden Counties. Founded in 1948, American Heritage Credit Union is now one of the top 75 largest credit unions in the United States and named Pennsylvania’s 2023 Best-in-State Credit Union by Forbes. For more information about American Heritage Credit Union please visit AmericanHeritageCU.org

About the Kids-N-Hope Foundation

The Kids-N-Hope Foundation (“The Foundation”) was organized by American Heritage Credit Union in 1996, and provides support for Child Life Services, specially, Music Therapy at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (“CHOP”) and other local hospitals within American Heritage Credit Union’s Workplace Partner Program. To date, the Foundation has raised more than $2 million dollars through its fundraising efforts.  To learn more about the Kids-N-Hope Foundation and its upcoming events, or to donate, visit www.KidsNHope.org.

Contacts

Holly Benedetto
Digital Marketing Manager
215-969-0777 Ext. 3032 69-2834
hbenedetto@amhfcu.org

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