Neighbors Federal Credit Union announces Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge as winner of Choose A Charity Contest

BATON ROUGE, LA (October 16, 2015) — Neighbors Federal Credit Union (NFCU) announced the Choose A Charity Contest on September 25. Neighbors encouraged everyone in the Baton Rouge area to take control of making a difference in the local community. Any local non-profit registered as a 501(c)(3) and owned or operated in the Baton Rouge area was invited to enter for a chance to win $10,000 toward their organization. The nomination period was from September 21- 30 via our Facebook page. Finalists were Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area, Dreams Come True Louisiana, Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge and Mental Health Association of Greater Baton Rouge. Voting opened from October 1-14 on our Facebook page.

Neighbors is happy to announce that the winner of the $10,000 donation is Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge! Friends of the Animals received a total of 795 votes. NFCU hopes this donation will go a long way in assisting their mission to rescue, re-home, or otherwise save as many dogs and puppies as possible from euthanasia. For more information about Friends of the Animals, visit their website


About Neighbors Federal Credit Union

Neighbors Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative operating as an association dedicated to "people helping people." A handful of educators started Baton Rouge Teachers in 1954 with a shoe box, a couple hundred dollars and the goal of making financial services available to school system employees in our area.

Now, Neighbors Federal Credit Union is the largest community chartered credit union in the state of Louisiana with over 76,000 members and over $1 billion in assets. Since that time, Neighbors has undergone a variety of changes but the mission has stayed the same: Enhance members' financial well-being and be a partner in the communities Neighbors serves.


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