BMI Federal Credit Union sponsors the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention’s annual “Out of the Darkness” Walk

DUBLIN, OH (April 15, 2024) — BMI Federal Credit Union donated $500 to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The funds were used to sponsor the 5th annual “Out of the Darkness” walk. The campus walk was held at the Columbus, Lima, Marion, and Wooster campuses of The Ohio State University on April 5, 2024. This collaborative event with the Ohio Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a journey of remembrance, hope and support. It is an opportunity to unite the Buckey community and to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness affect our lives and our loved ones.

About American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education, and advocacy to act against this leading cause of death. AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide, including those who have experienced a loss. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health by engaging in the following core strategies: 1) Funding scientific research, 2) educating the public about mental health, 3) Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention, and 4) supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide.

About BMI Federal Credit Union

BMI Federal Credit Union is an award-wining financial institution in Central Ohio, delivering superior member service and competitive financial products. In addition to exceptional banking services, the Credit Union promotes financial wellness throughout the community with an award-winning Financial Education Program, charitable giving, and credit union advocacy.  BMI Federal Credit Union has been voted “Best Credit Union” for the past 6 years by the Columbus Dispatch CBUS Top Picks. The credit union has been named Best Employer in Ohio for 14 consecutive years by Crain’s Cleveland Business.  They are recipients of the 2023 CUNA Diamond Award for Financial Education. The credit union has a long history of being honored with awards for community involvement and outstanding service. These accolades come from organizations such as the Ohio Credit Union League, Credit Union National Association, and Columbus CEO Magazine. For more information about BMI Federal Credit Union visit Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS ID: 410831


Carolyn Hucek
Vice President of Marketing
BMI Federal Credit Union

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