RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation present $24,379 to Massachusetts Coalition for Homeless
WALTHAM, MA (September 19, 2016) — RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation presented a check for $24,379 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless on Monday, September 19. The funds are proceeds raised from Walk Home 2016, which took place in June.
“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. “These funds go directly to help our prevention, direct services, and legislative advocacy efforts, and support our mission to eradicate homelessness from the Commonwealth.”
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—three communities RTN serves.
“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.
Walk Home 2017 will take place on Sunday, June 11, 2017.
Founded in 2011, RTN GoodWorks Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, public charitable foundation that foster financial wellness, and promote financial literacy and community involvement.
Pictured (l to r) are: RTN GoodWorks Foundation Director Henry Doyle; Board Chair of RTN GoodWorks Foundation Peter Cole; Board Member of RTN GoodWorks Foundation Joan Kuhn; RTN GoodWorks Foundation Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless Executive Director Robyn Frost; RTN Senior Vice President of Retail Services and Treasurer, RTN GoodWorks Foundation Nicole James; and RTN Assistant Vice President for Business Development and Executive Director, RTN GoodWorks Foundation Sarita Ledani.
About RTN Federal Credit Union
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 largest credit unions in Massachusetts, with over $1 billion in assets, nearly 50,000 members and 18 branches. RTN Federal Credit Union serves more than 1,100 sponsor groups including two major employers in Massachusetts – Raytheon Company and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.