CUANY, NY credit unions raise $16,500 for CMN Hospitals

ALBANY, NY (March 20, 2014) – The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals that serve New York will receive more than $16,500 in donations, thanks to a statewide fundraiser held by the Credit Union Association of New York (CUANY) and New York credit unions last month.

Following the theme of “Brighten a Child’s Heart,” CUANY and participating credit unions raised funds by hosting staff dress-down fundraiser days Feb. 14 and selling heart icons in their branches throughout the month of February.

The group raised more than $8,250, and funds were then matched by CO-OP Financial Services’ Miracle Match Program.

“We are proud to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, and this fundraiser was a great way to leverage statewide cooperation and make an even greater impact,” said CUANY President/CEO William J. Mellin. “We also want to thank CO-OP Financial Services for supporting our fundraiser through their generous matching program.”

In addition to CUANY and its Affiliates, the following New York credit unions participated in the fundraising initiative: Buffalo Metropolitan FCU, Chen-Del-O FCU, Clarence Community & Schools FCU, Columbia-Greene FCU, Cornerstone Community FCU, Dannemora FCU, Fulton County FCU, GPO FCU, Great Erie FCU, Greater Niagara FCU, Horizons FCU, Leatherstocking Region FCU, Local 41 IBEW FCU, Municipal CU, Niagara’s Choice FCU, Niagara Regional FCU, Peru FCU, Remington FCU, School Systems FCU, SeaComm FCU, Sidney FCU, Syracuse Fire Department EFCU, TCT FCU, The Summit FCU, Ticonderoga FCU, UFirst FCU and Western New York FCU.

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