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NEFCU 2016 Blankets of Hope™ drive helps Vermonters keep warm

WILLISTON, VT (January 25, 2017) — During the month of December each year, to help Burlington-area community organizations, New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) collects new or good-quality used blankets. These are cleaned and packaged by Greers Professional Fabricare Service.  Since its inception, the NEFCU Blankets of Hope™ campaign has collected and distributed almost 3,000 blankets.

This year’s drive collected 150 blankets which were donated to:

  • Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS)
  • Spectrum
  • Howard Center
  • Martha’s Kitchen
  • Tim’s House

NEFCU Marketing Specialist Sarah Ricker, left, and COTS Community Outreach and Volunteer Specialist Sian Leach bring blankets for COTS residents.

 

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About New England Federal Credit Union

New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU), headquartered in Williston, Vermont is a member-owned financial institution serving communities in twelve counties of Vermont: Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Rutland, Washington, Windham, and Windsor; and four counties in New Hampshire: Cheshire, Grafton, Merrimack, and Sullivan. For more information about membership requirements and benefits, visit nefcu.com.

Contacts

Simeon Chapin
Head of Social Impact
(802) 371-5123
schapin@vsecu.com

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