Grow Financial Federal Credit Union raises $32,239.00 for the American Heart Association
TAMPA, FL (November 18, 2014) — To date the team members of the Credit Union have raised more than $32,000 to assist with local research and treatment programs for the American Heart Association (AHA) of Tampa Bay.
Throughout the year, team members at the Grow Financial corporate office and in the stores sponsored a number of activities to raise money, including bake sales, golf tournaments, charity bingo nights, and catered breakfast and lunch meals, all leading up to the 2014 Tampa Bay Heart Walk on November 15 at Raymond James Stadium, in which more than 30 team members and members participated.
“I was very impressed by this year’s fundraising efforts,” said Kimberly Woollard, Chief Human Resources Officer for Grow Financial. “This year we exceeded our goal of $25,000 because of the dedication our team members have toward this organization. I am extremely proud and looking forward to next year’s campaign.”
About the American Heart Association
Founded in 1924, the American Heart Association is today one of the world’s premier health organizations, and every year, more than 4 million volunteers join AHA in support of its mission: “To build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.” Learn more at www.heart.org
About Grow Financial
With 25 stores, and two more in development, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union is recognized as one of the leading Credit Unions in the nation with $2 billion in assets. Originally founded to provide a safe place to save and borrow money for the military and civilian personnel of MacDill Air Force Base, Grow Financial has since expanded membership to include employees of more than 1,100 businesses. Established in 1955, Grow Financial has its corporate headquarters in Tampa, Florida. For more information visit www.growfinancial.org.