Hospice of Southern Illinois awarded over $1,600.00

CARBONDALE, IL (February 13, 2014)– “People Helping People” is a credit union philosophy taken seriously at SIU Credit Union. As SIU CU continues to show that they are invested in the community and giving back; every year SIU Credit Union selects two local charities to receive their Jeans Day Donation. Every Friday employees can wear jeans if they donate $2.00 to selected charities of the year. Last year, Hospice of Southern Illinois were one of the chosen to be the recipients of this year’s donations.

Hospice of Southern Illinois is a not-for-profit, free standing, and community-based hospice; offering Southern Illinois and St. Louis Metro-East communities a range of services for people of all ages at the end of life. They have been providing compassionate care to terminally ill patients and their families in their home or a home-like setting since 1981.

SIU Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution with six locations in Carbondale, Marion, Energy, Metropolis and Harrisburg. Membership is open to anyone living or working in Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Perry, Marion, Randolph, Saline, Massac, Union, or Williamson counties in Illinois.  Federally insured by NCUA.  Equal Housing Lender.  For more information, visit

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