First New York to donate school supplies to Schenectady City Schools

ALBANY, NY (October 21, 2020) — First New York Federal Credit Union will be donating school supplies to the Schenectady City School District Office for distribution to the elementary and middle school locations on Monday, October 26th at 10:30am.

While America’s teachers work to navigate the educational challenges presented by COVID-19, the need for school supplies is more significant than ever. First New York has a long traditions of helping schools kick off the school year this year they have partnered with the Schenectady City School District.  This donation will help the school district supply their students with school supplies that have been difficult to obtain during these trying times resulting from the pandemic. The donations includes 450 backpacks stuffed with school supplies along with 1,200 pocket folders, 900 spiral notebooks, 260 boxes of crayons and 700 highlighters to go out to the elementary and middle schools throughout the district.

First New York Federal Credit Union is proud to help the educators of the Capital Region and give their students the tools to be successful in the current school year.

About First New York Federal Credit Union

Founded in 1937, First New York Federal Credit Union offers a full suite of financial services, including checking and savings accounts, auto, home and personal loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, and commercial lending and investment services. With $450 million in assets and over 32,000 members, First New York has branches in Albany, Cobleskill, Glenville, Halfmoon, Niskayuna, North Greenbush, Rotterdam, and Saratoga. Members also have access to stand-alone kiosks in Colonie, Rotterdam and Saratoga, and more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide. For more information, call 518-393-1326, 1800, visit


Justin Cresswell, V.P. of Marketing & Membership Development
First New York Federal Credit Union
(518) 393-1326 ext. 1801

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