Purdue Federal and The Brees Dream Foundation give $50,000 to Purdue Athletes Life Success program

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (July 10, 2019) — Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) with The Brees Dream Foundation gifted $50,000 to the Purdue Athletes Life Success (PALS) program this past Tuesday as has been done in previous years.

To present the check to PALS Director Bill Harper was Purdue Federal President and CEO Bob Falk. Before the presentation, Falk spoke to a group of campers at the Purdue University Co- Rec. Dating back to 2007, Purdue Federal and The Brees Dream Foundation have jointly given $625,000 to PALS.

On Wednesday morning, eight campers were awarded new bicycles, courtesy of Purdue Federal, and Purdue Federal Vice President of Information Technology Matthew Lerzak and his wife, Paula. The selected recipients, four boys and four girls, were among the top campers in attendance who exemplified the four character pillars PALS emphasizes: respect, responsibility, caring and courage.

PALS provides a free summer camp available for children ages 8-14 whose family incomes are at or below federal poverty guidelines. Educational and sporting activities are offered to campers throughout the duration of the camp. Purdue Federal and The Brees Dream Foundation are proud to provide continuing support to PALS and the Lafayette-West Lafayette community for years to come.

About Purdue Federal Credit Union

Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) was founded on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus in 1969. Purdue Federal’s membership base includes students, faculty and staff, and communities where Purdue University and its regional campuses operate. The credit union is a member-owned financial cooperative with more than 100,000 members nationwide and assets of approximately $1.9 billion.

About The Brees Dream Foundation

The Brees Dream Foundation was founded in 2003 with a mission to improve the quality of life for cancer patients, and provide care, education and opportunities for children and families in need. Since our inception 16 years ago, the Brees Dream Foundation has contributed over $33,000,000 to charitable causes globally.


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