American Heritage Credit Union makes $10,000 donation to help feed people in need

American Heritage Buys and Packs Food During National Volunteer Month for Caring for Friends

PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 27, 2022) — WHAT:                 On Thursday, April 28 — the last week of Volunteer Month — American Heritage will volunteer and pack over one thousand snack bags for Caring for Friends food bank. Caring for Friends serves about 10,000 homebound seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities, as well as people experiencing homelessness, families, children, and individuals. This is excellent timing for a donation and volunteer shift as the need for food has skyrocketed due to inflation and exceptionally high food costs.

This is the first of three such events to provide needed food for our hungry neighbors in the five-county greater Philadelphia region.

WHO:                   Stef Arck-Baynes, Managing Director of Communications, Caring for Friends

Mike Dinneen, Senior Vice President of Marketing, American Heritage Credit Union


WHEN:                 Thursday, April 28

                              1-2 PM


WHERE:               American Heritage Credit Union

2060 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115

Event is in the Community Room in the back left of campus

Parking available in main lot

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

About Caring for Friends

Founded in 1974 on the belief that no one should be hungry or alone in a world of caring people, Caring for Friends is a volunteer organization and independent food bank serving greater Philadelphia. CFF provides food and friendship to homebound seniors, veterans, and those with disabilities; provides food to people facing homelessness; and donates food to more than 250 community partners in unserved and underserved neighborhoods. In 2021, CFF rescued, sourced, and distributed more than 12 million pounds of food. Donate or volunteer to cook meals, pack snacks, make deliveries or visit with clients at


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