New Horizons Credit Union presents Ronald McDonald House with check from fundraising efforts
MOBILE, AL (December 20, 2017) — New Horizons Credit Union, with offices throughout south east AL and in Pensacola, FL, believes in giving back to the communities it serves. New Horizons Credit Union’s employees presented a check for $1,344.00 and thousands of pop tops representing fund raising efforts to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile and Pensacola.
New Horizons Credit Union staff raised funds through special credit union-wide, jeans days. Ronald McDonald House was chosen based on the results of an annual internal survey. New Horizons Credit Union employees voted on the Corporate Charities they wanted to support. For 2017, Ronald McDonald House was selected as one of the Corporate Charities. Because New Horizons Credit Union operates in both the Mobile and Pensacola areas, the funds raised were divided between the two Ronald McDonald House areas.
The mission of Ronald McDonald House is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. The ultimate vision of the organization is see a world where all children have access to medical care, and their families are supported and actively involved in their children’s care.
“I am proud with how our employees join together – especially, to help organizations like the Ronald McDonald House continue to provide to shelter and resources for families with sick children,” said New Horizons Credit Union interim president/CEO, Edith Franklin.
“We are thrilled with the generosity of New Horizons Credit Union’s staff,” commented Liz Calci –RMH Mobile, AL area. “And, we are happy New Horizons Credit Union was able to assist the Pensacola Ronald McDonald House, too, said Executive Director, Judy Burns – RMH Pensacola, FL area, who also received the pop tops collected throughout the year.
About New Horizons Credit Union
Established in 1950, New Horizons Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative, governed by a member-elected, volunteer Board of Directors and is the largest locally based Credit Union in Mobile, AL serving members worldwide through a variety of electronic services. New Horizons Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA and is an Equal Housing Lender offering solutions for the real world. For details on services and membership, call (251) 316-3240 or visit NewHCU.org.
About Penelope House
Since 1974, RMHC has created programs that strengthen families during difficult times. RMHC provides vital resources and compassionate care to children and their families being served by leading hospitals worldwide. Core RMHC programs — Ronald McDonald Houses, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, and Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles — provide access to health care and enable family-centered care. RMHC has helped lessen the burden for more than 5.5 million families in 2016. For more information, visit www.rmhc.org.