Great Lakes Credit Union supplies tools for success
BANNOCKBURN, IL (August 29, 2017) — On Friday, August 18, 2017, Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) supplied local elementary students with needed school supplies. GLCU’s Antioch branch provided school supplies to the 8th Annual Book Bag Give-Away event in Kenosha, WI. The crayons, spiral notebooks, markers, hand sanitizers, and other donated items will help fill backpacks for low-income families. The goal is to reduce the burden of purchasing school supplies and to make sure children have all the tools they need for a successful school year.
GLCU’s Zion branch also participated in a local, back to school event hosted by community leaders for underprivileged families. Employees purchased $250 worth of school supplies for this special cause. “It was sensational to be a part of an event that was making a direct impact in students’ lives,” said Lissette Colin, Zion Branch Manager.
All year long employees at GLCU branches will perform various random acts of kindness as a way to make a direct impact and give back to their communities. Stay tuned for the next Random Act of Kindness!
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On Friday, August 18, 2017 GLCU’s Antioch Branch Manager, Teresa Qualls, donated school supplies to the Annual Book Bag Give-Away as a random act of kindness.
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 glcu.org