People’s Credit Union donates $2,000 to Lucy’s Hearth

Supports efforts to help local families find stable housing and prevent homelessness

MIDDLETOWN, RI (March 19, 2024) — With a recent $2,000 donation, People’s Credit Union continues its ongoing support of Lucy’s Hearth and its mission to ensure that all families have a place to call home. People’s Credit Union Head of Community Development, Courtney Hunter, presented a check to Ashley Salemi Tarvis, Director of Lucy’s Hearth, to aid their efforts in fostering independence and self-sufficiency through holistic programs and services.

“The team at Lucy’s Hearth has a passion for helping homeless children and their families that is truly commendable,” said Ms. Hunter. “We are proud to play a small role in the inspiring work they do to help residents gain the life skills necessary to overcome the challenges of dealing with housing insecurity.”

People’s Credit Union presents a $2,00 check to Lucy’s Hearth
Pictured (l) Ashley Salemi Tarvis, Director of Lucy’s Hearth, and (r) Courtney Hunter, Head of Community Development, People’s Credit Union.

About People's Credit Union

Founded in 1922 and headquartered in Middletown, RI, People's Credit Union is a purpose-driven, member-owned, state-chartered, community credit union that serves as a catalyst for positive change in the community through its member engagement and community support. Known for its wide array of personal banking and business banking products & services, including personal, mortgage, and business lending, membership is open to all individuals. All deposits are insured up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government. For more information visit

About Lucy’s Hearth

Lucy’s Hearth is a 24-hour emergency and transitional shelter in Newport County serving children and their families who are experiencing homelessness. Lucy’s Hearth’s mission is to provide comprehensive programs and services to homeless families in a safe, supportive environment that promotes family health and stability and increases self-sufficiency in order to achieve permanent, affordable housing. Lucy’s Hearth’s is located at 19 Valley Road in Middletown, RI. For more information


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