People’s Credit Union supports Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at the Light the Night Walk
MIDDLETOWN, RI (November 7, 2017) — On Sunday, November 5th, the People’s Credit Union team participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk in Providence, beginning on the State House Lawn. The People’s team consisted of 14 employees and their families. Through donations, a bake sale, and a causal for a cause day People’s Credit Union was able to donate almost $1,500.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. The Light the Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. The LLS is providing patient support services, advocating for lifesaving treatments and pioneering the most promising cancer research anywhere.
“Thanks to the many research advances funded bythe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society the survival rate for the most common form of childhood leukemia is approximately 90%,”said Ellen Ford, President & CEO. “I am very proud of our employee’s commitment to this cause and all donations that the Credit Union collected will go towards helping those affected by blood cancers.”
About People's Credit Union
People’s Credit Union offers a complete range of services including online and mobile banking, savings and checking accounts, personal loans, mortgages, business accounts, business loans, and financial services. Headquartered in Rhode Island, People’s Credit Union is a member-owned, state chartered, federally insured, community credit union established in 1922. Membership is open to all individuals. Deposits are insured up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government. For more information about People’s Credit Union visit www.peoplescu.com.