Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union partners with Sandia National Laboratories to collect more than 7,500 books for Albuquerque area children

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (May 2, 2023) — Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union (SLFCU) partnered with Sandia National Laboratories to collect more than 7,500 books for children throughout Albuquerque and the surrounding area for the Read to Me Abq Network. The network is a regional, independent collaboration to encourage early childhood literacy that has been collecting and distributing new or gently used children’s books for nearly 22 years.

Books were collected for a month at SLFCU’s Albuquerque branches and during a one-day drive-through book drop-off on April 22, 2023.

“SLFCU is proud to partner with Sandia National Laboratories on this effort to help children throughout our community,” says Melissa Stock, SLFCU’s Vice President of Marketing. “We’ve supported the Read to Me Book Drive for many years and are inspired each year by the incredible generosity of our members.”

SLFCU employees Dustin Woody (left) and Paul Kelly (right) assist with SLFCU’s Read to Me Book Drive, which gathered more than 7,500 books during the month of April 2023 to encourage early childhood literacy.

About Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union (SLFCU)

Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union (SLFCU) was named by Forbes as a Best-in-State Credit Union for the sixth consecutive year in 2023. With more than $3.7 billion in assets, SLFCU is one of New Mexico’s largest credit unions by asset size and serves more than 140,000 members, with 12 branches in New Mexico and one in Livermore, California. Formed in 1948 by employees of Sandia National Laboratories, SLFCU’s field of membership now includes more than 1,400 partner companies in New Mexico and California. Employees of those companies and their family members use SLFCU for financial services that include checking, savings, home loans, auto loans, credit cards, and investment services. Members enjoy a nationwide, surcharge-free ATM system and free online account services. The Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and is an Equal Housing Lender. Visit for more information.


Andrew Hurd

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