Belvoir Federal donates $2,200 to World Council of Credit Union Relief Fund for victims in Nepal earthquake
WOODBRIDGE, VA (May 29, 2015) — Belvoir Federal Credit Union donated $2,200 to the World Council of Credit Union Relief Fund for the victims of the Nepal Earthquake.
Belvoir Federal employees donated $1,100 and the credit union matched their donations. The credit union also offered an outlet for members to donate funds by placing a linkable banner on their website which went directly to the World Council of Credit Union’s relief fund site.
Thousands of lives were impacted by the devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake near Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, on Saturday, April 25, 2015. For more information on how to assist those in need through the credit union network, visit www.woccu.org/give.
World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions’ financial performance and increase their outreach. Learn more about World Council’s impact around the world at www.woccu.org.
About Belvoir Federal Credit Union
Belvoir Federal is a member-owned, full-service financial institution that provides the foundation for the financial success of our Members. Belvoir Federal, a not-for-profit organization, has served the Fort Belvoir and U.S. Armed Forces community since 1946 and named 2014 and 2015 Best Places to Work in Virginia. For more information about Belvoir Federal, please visit www.BelvoirCreditUnion.org.