Credit Union ONE on the Line with Beaumont Radiothon

FERNDALE, MI (May 9, 2013) Credit Union ONE literally was on the line at the 2013 WDVD 96.3 Cares for Kids Radiothon which took place on Friday, April 26th at Beaumont Health Systems Royal Oak Campus.

This year Credit Union ONE was the Phone Bank Sponsor, and provided on-site phone coverage at the radiothon and also a back-up phone bank to handle overflow calls that otherwise would have been lost from their headquarters in Ferndale, Michigan.  Over 35 credit union employees volunteered to work the phones during the event.

In addition, the credit union contributed a Power Hour donation of $5,000 and will receive matching funds from the Co-Op Financial Services Miracle Match Program, bringing the total to $10,000 for the Radiothon.  Credit union members were also encouraged to call in during the Power Hour to have their donation matched.

At the end of the Radiothon it was announced that over $152,000 was raised, which exceeded their goal for the event.

“We are happy we were once again able to lend support to such a worthy cause as the Children’s Miracle Network and partner with Beaumont Children’s Hospital in their endeavors to raise much needed funds,” said Gary Moody, President/CEO.

The Radiothon in its’ sixth year, for the Beaumont Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) is held to raise funds to provide lifesaving equipment, specialized pediatric programs, and charity care to help thousands of kids in metropolitan Detroit.

“Credit Union ONE continues to provide the perfect blend of corporate partnership and community benefit,” said Tom McGannon, Vice President-Development, Beaumont Foundation. Credit Union ONE works directly with the Children’s Miracle Network team at Beaumont to raise funds through public events that impact more than 50,000 children in metro Detroit every year.

Credit Union ONE, headquartered in Ferndale Michigan for seventy-five years, offers a wide array of financial services and access to over 30,000 ATM’s nationwide, serving 106,000 members, with eighteen offices in three major metropolitan areas, including Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. For more information go to or “like us” on Facebook

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