RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation present $22,039 to Mass. Coalition the for homeless
WALTHAM, MA (September 18, 2017) — RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation presented a check for $22,039 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless on Monday, September 18. The funds are proceeds raised from Walk Home 2017, which took place in June.
Walk Home, the Credit Union’s signature fundraising event, brings together RTN members and staff, along with community residents, local and state dignitaries and politicians, and business sponsors. 5K Walk events are held in Danvers, Dorchester, and Waltham. “We are honored to partner with the Coalition and proudly contribute to its important work on behalf of the homeless,” says Peter Cole, Board Member of RTN Federal Credit Union, Board Chair of RTN GoodWorks Foundation, and Quality Review Specialist, Quality & Patient Safety at Lawrence General Hospital.
“We are grateful to RTN’s continued hard work and ongoing generosity through the annual Walk Home event to help us help homeless teens, individuals and families,” says Coalition Executive Director Robyn Frost. “Walk Home proceeds help fund our prevention, direct services legislative advocacy efforts in the Commonwealth.” This year, funds will be donated to help homeless teens and families in Danvers, Waltham and Boston as well as support the work of the Coalition.
Walk Home 2018 will take place on Sunday, June 10, 2017.
RTN GoodWorks Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, public charitable foundation that fosters financial wellness, and promotes financial literacy and community involvement. Founded in 2011, the RTN GoodWorks Foundation is a natural outgrowth of the Credit Union’s commitment to community activities and financial literacy as a key component of financial heath efforts.
RTN is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative committed to helping members achieve financial well-being through quality products and personalized service. Founded in 1945, RTN is one of the ten largest credit unions in Massachusetts, with nearly $900 million in assets, nearly 50,000 members and 20 branches. RTN Federal Credit Union serves more than 800 employer groups including two major employers in Massachusetts – Raytheon Company and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Pictured (l to r) are: RTN Federal Credit Union Treasurer and CEO Richard Wright; Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless Executive Director Robyn Frost; Board Member of RTN GoodWorks Foundation Joan Kuhn; RTN GoodWorks Foundation Director Henry Doyle; and RTN Assistant Vice President for Business Development and Executive Director, RTN GoodWorks Foundation Sarita Ledani
About RTN Federal Credit Union
RTN is a full-service financial cooperative, owned and operated by its members. Established in 1945, it is one of the tenth largest credit unions in Massachusetts, with nearly $900 million in assets, 50,000 members and 20 branches. Membership is open to employees and families of more than 800 sponsor groups.