Navy Marine-Corps Relief Society scores $50,000 thanks to local friends of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and Pen Air
PENSACOLA, FLA (May 10, 2023) — The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) received $50,000 thanks to the 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament, held at the end of March at Scenic Hills Country Club. The Friends of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Inc., (FNMCRS) a 501(c)(3) organization facilitated by Pen Air Credit Union (Pen Air).
To date, the local community has helped raise more than $600,000 to further the mission of NMCRS at Naval Air Station Pensacola. For twenty-three years, the credit union has hosted an annual charity golf tournament to raise funds on behalf of the society who is unable to solicit their own funding. The Pensacola society is highly ranked in the nation for receiving the most financial support by its community.
“Pen Air plays a vital role as a community partner supporting Pensacola’s military families,” says Joy Barnes, Director for the local Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. “Thanks to the generous support of Pen Air Credit Union, the Navy-Marine Corps. Relief Society can provide much needed financial assistance and education to our service members in their desperate times of need.”
The funds given will be used to support the emergency financial needs of our local military and help fund programs like the Visiting Nurse Program in addition to Quick Assistance Loans, Budget for Baby Workshops, Emergency Travel Loans, Education Assistance, Health Education and Post-Combat Support, Disaster Relief and Financial Assistance and Counseling.
“At Pen Air, our purpose is to Enhance Lives – enhancing the lives of our military men and women who serve this country,” says Delbert Lee Morgan, President and CEO for Pen Air Credit Union. “The recipient of this donation, The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, also helps enhance lives. The funds raised through this tournament help directly improve the personal financial skills and encourage the individual financial responsibility of our men and women in uniform.”
Pen Air is a strong supporter of NMCRS at Naval Air Station Pensacola and hosts an annual charity golf tournament to help raise funds on behalf of the society – who is unable to solicit their own funding.
The Navy-Marine Corps. Relief Society serves to provide financial, educational, and other need-based assistance to active-duty and retired Sailors, Marines and their eligible family members and survivors. For more information, visit nmcrs.org.
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