Dort Federal Credit Union donates $11,589.25 to The Old Newsboys of Flint

GRAND BLANC, MI (January 24, 2019) — Dort Federal Credit Union is excited to announce the results of their 2018Annual Snowman Sales fundraiser benefiting local charities. The 2018 beneficiaries, selected by Dort Federal Credit Union employees, will split proceeds totaling $23,178.50 between the the Old Newsboys of Flint and Ele’s Place.

On January 24, 2019 Dort Federal Credit Union presented The Old Newsboys of Flint with a check in the amount of $11,589.25. “It is very important for us to have corporate sponsors, such as Dort Federal Credit Union, to help make the Holidays brighter for needy children in our community,” said Old Newsboys of Flint Executive Director Chris Hamilton.

Dort Federal Credit Union has contributed to the Annual Snowman Sales campaign through donations received from members throughout the holiday season for over 20 years. Dort Federal’s employees and Board of Directors also contributed more than $7,500 to the campaign throughout the year.

More about the 2018 Snowman Sale Beneficiaries:

Old Newsboys of Flint“Let No Child Be Forgotten” is the goal of the Old Newsboys, Inc. To live up to this motto, we have established basic concepts that include: No toys or clothing will be distributed that members would not give their own children. Any child from a family that meets Old Newsboys’ guidelines will not be denied help. No needy child will be denied services regardless of the reason for difficulty, race, or religion

Ele’s Place– a nonprofit, community based organization dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children and their families. Through peer support group programs, Ele’s Place helps children to cope with the death of a parent, sibling or someone else close to them.

Deana Turcott, Dort Federal Director of Human Resources; Chris Hamilton, Old Newsboys of Flint Executive Director; Jim Smith, Dort Federal Member Solutions; Vicki Hawkins, Dort Federal President and CEO; Angie Jones, Dort Federal Video Center;Nicole Sterling, Dort Federal Community Relations Coordinator.

About Dort Financial Credit Union

Founded in 1951, Dort Financial Credit Union serves more than 103,000 members, with assets over $2 billion and 11 locations. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in the state of Michigan or in  Palm Beach, Martin, Hendry, and Broward counties in Florida. The credit union offers comprehensive financial  services, including auto loans, mortgages, high interest checking accounts and much more. Learn more at or by calling 800-521-3796. 


Adam Koishor
VP of Strategic Growth
Dort Financial Credit Union

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