RTN’s annual Walk Home on June 11 to raise funds for homeless teens and families
WALTHAM, MA (May 2, 2017) — RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation are raising funds to help homeless teens and families through the 7th annual Walk Home on Sunday, June 11. The 5K Walk will take place in three locations: Danvers Rail Trail, Dorchester Park, and Waltham Common at 10 am (rain or shine). Registration begins at 9 am. All proceeds will help homeless teens and families in Danvers, Dorchester and Waltham, and support the work of Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless (MCH).
Since 2011, Walk Home has raised more than $140,000. Walk Home is RTN’s largest fundraising and community effort of the year.
“Walk Home brings together RTN members and staff, community residents, business sponsors, local dignitaries and elected officials to work toward a common goal of helping homeless teens and families,” says Nicole James, RTN Senior Vice President for Retail Services.
“We are continually grateful for RTN’s commitment through Walk Home to helping us make a difference in the lives of families and children experiencing homelessness,” says Robyn Frost, MCH Executive Director.
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.