Great Lakes Credit Union employees donate to help veterans

BANNOCKBURN, IL (November 15, 2017) — Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) acknowledges the sacrifices made by military personnel. To show gratitude to our armed forces and help those experiencing hardships, GLCU held an employee donation drive for the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (MSHV).

MSHV’s mission is to provide veterans and their families with housing and supportive services that lead to self-sufficiency. To learn more, please visit

Altogether, GLCU employees gathered hundreds of items including paper towels, winter coats,  laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, shelving, and more. “It was incredible to see all of GLCU come together for such a great cause. I’m blessed to work at an organization that so strongly supports our veterans” Lisa H., GLCU employee.

MSHV is also one of GLCU’s 2017 Charities of Choice. Visit to learn more.

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About Great Lakes Credit Union

Founded in 1938 and headquartered in Northern Illinois, GLCU is committed to financial empowerment for you. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative with over $1 billion in assets, GLCU is proud to serve more than 80,000 members in the Chicagoland and surrounding areas. Learn more about GLCU’s accounts, educational initiatives and community development programs at


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