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First New York Federal Credit Union partners with Capital Region Blue Star Mothers of America to use their Leap Day to help deployed military

ALBANY, NY (February 24, 2020) — Leap Day only comes every four years. With an extra day this year First New York is excited to be a part of the #LeapOfKindnessDay and is using this extra day to do something kind for someone else.

We are partnering with the Capital Region Blue Star Mothers of America to send “Freedom Boxes” to deployed military. For the month of February members of the credit union, employees and the community are donating everything from snacks, beef jerky, toiletries and socks to our service men and women. All donations can be dropped off at any First New York Federal Credit Union Branches and a list of items needed can be found on our Facebook page.

On February 29 th at 10am in the First New York Federal Credit Union headquarters located at 2 Wall Street in Albany, NY both the Blue Star Mothers and First New York employees will gather to pack all the collected donations.


About First New York Federal Credit Union

Founded in 1937, First New York Federal Credit Union is a full-service not-for-profit financial cooperative providing  banking and lending services to consumers and businesses in the Capital Region. First New York offers a suite of  complete financial including checking and savings accounts, mobile and online banking, auto and home loans, credit  cards, commercial lending and investment services. First New York has over $450 million in assets and serves 35,000+  members with full-service branches in Albany, Cobleskill, Glenville, Halfmoon, Niskayuna, North Greenbush, Rotterdam,  and Saratoga. Members can also access 5,600+ shared branch locations and 30,000+ fee-free ITM/ATMs nationwide. For  more information, call 518-393-1326, extension 1800, visit FirstNewYork.org.

Contacts

Justin Cresswell, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
First New York Federal Credit Union
justin.cresswell@firstnewyork.org 
Call or text (518) 598-3917 

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