CUNA Technology Council Conference, CUNA Operations, Sales & Service Council Conference charity raffle raises $15,000 for Credit Unions for Kids
WASHINGTON, DC (October 25, 2016) — The Credit Unions for Kids charity raffle held during CUNA Technology Council Conference and CUNA Operations, Sales & Service Council Conference, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2016 in Las Vegas, raised a total of $15,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which helps fund children’s healthcare, equipment purchases, training and medical research.
Conference attendees purchased $7,500 in raffle tickets at the conference. This figure was matched by the credit union technology and innovation network CO-OP Financial Services, bringing the final total to $15,000. The check was presented to St. Rose Dominican Hospital on the last day of the conference.
“We’re absolutely blown away by the generosity of the attendees and especially of CO-OP Financial Services, who together have made a clear difference for Nevada’s children,” said Greg Inman, SVP Neighbors CU and OpSS Council chair. “This fundraiser was a reminder of the charitable spirit and community interest that separates credit unions from other financial institutions.”
To learn more about and make a donation to Credit Unions for Kids, please visit cu4kids.org. For more information on CUNA Councils, learn more at cunacouncils.org. The 2017 dates have been set for CUNA Technology Council Conference and CUNA Operations, Sales & Service Council Conference, October 1-4 in Phoenix, Ariz. click here to request to be notified as more information becomes available.
(left to right): Christine Todd, Siskiyou CU, Dorichell Hernandez, 12 and Abby Brown, 15 and Debi Walsh, Director, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation.
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