Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union donates to LGH Teamwalk for Cancer Care in honor of Melissa Etheridge

LOWELL, MA (September 3, 2015) — Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union donated $1,000 to Lowell General Hospital’s TeamWalk for Cancer Care in honor of musician Melissa Etheridge, a cancer survivor who played the last show of the season in this year’s Lowell Summer Music Series.

Additionally, Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union raised another $500 by giving a free T-shirt to any concert attendee who donated at least $5.00 to TeamWalk for Cancer Care, raising the total amount donated to $1,500.00.

“Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union is committed to making a difference within our community. We were excited to make this donation in honor of Melissa Etheridge who understands the battles far too many people face in the fight against cancer,” said Mark S. Cochran, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union.

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union has been the premier sponsor of the Lowell Summer Music Series for the past three years and recently signed a five-year contract extension, pushing its premier sponsorship through 2019. Jeanne D’Arc is also a sponsor and proud participant in Lowell General Hospital’s TeamWalk for Cancer Care.

TeamWalk funds help Lowell General Hospital’s Cancer Care Center pay for medication, nutritional supplements, nursing visits, and other services that make a significant difference in the lives of people living with all types of cancer.

Melissa Etheridge and TeamWalk for Cancer Care Donation 2

Photo: Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union Senior Vice President-Chief Marketing Officer Michelle Silveira, musician Melissa Etheridge, and Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union Assistant Vice President-Marketing Sharon Flaherty.

About Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union was established in 1912 and is a full-service, community-based financial cooperative. Locally owned by 97,000 members with $2.0 billion in assets, Jeanne D’Arc operates eight full-service branches in Lowell, Dracut (2), Tyngsboro, Chelmsford, Methuen, and Westford, Massachusetts, and Nashua, New Hampshire; high-school branches at Lowell High, Dracut High, and Nashua High School South; a loan center in Lowell; and a mortgage center in Chelmsford. Follow Jeanne D’Arc on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.


Robin Lorenzen

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