RTN GoodWorks Foundation 2019 Golf Tournament raises $27,000 for community and financial education projects
WALTHAM, MA (October 28, 2019) — RTN GoodWorks Foundation raised $27,000 in proceeds from its 2019 Golf Tournament held on October 7 at the Oakley Country Club in Watertown, MA. These funds will help support RTN GoodWorks Foundation’s community projects and financial education efforts. As a Titanium Sponsor, RTN Federal Credit Union was the major supporter of this event.
The day’s festivities included a program with prize awards, raffles and a silent auction emceed by Billy Jaffe, ice hockey analyst for NESN.
Highlights of the afternoon featured the presentation of a check for $20,844 to Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless representing funds raised from Walk Home 2019, a benefit walk co-sponsored by the Credit Union and the Foundation that took place in June.
Another highlight was the announcement of Nora Smith as the winner of the Foundation’s fundraising raffle for a trip to Las Vegas. Nora is an RTN member and lives in Belmont. Proceeds from the drawing raised $3,967 for the Foundation
“Our continuing efforts to raise funds helps us support our surrounding communities with the goals of increasing access to financial education and promoting life-long financial wellbeing,” says Joan Kuhn, Chair, RTN GoodWorks Foundation Board of Directors.
During the past year, RTN GoodWorks Foundation has provided funds for Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief following the 2018 gas explosions and has sponsored youth programs and financial education seminars attended by more than 250 people. Since 2011, the Foundation has donated more than $200,000 to Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless and Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program through the annual Walk Home 5K benefit walk.
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 health.
Golfers enjoying this year’s RTN GoodWorks Foundation Golf Tournament on October 7 at Oakley Country Club.
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 employer groups including two major employers in Massachusetts – Raytheon Technologies and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.