SECU joins North Carolina Governor’s Office for school supply drive to benefit teachers and students
275 SECU branches statewide serving as collection sites for supplies
RALEIGH, NC (July 24, 2023) —
State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) announced today its support for the 2023 Governor’s School Supply Drive to help teachers and students get the items they need for the upcoming school year. In its fifth year to provide collection sites for the event, SECU is accepting donations across its statewide network of 275 branches now through August 18.
Wish list items include paper of all types, pencils and pens, crayons and markers, dry erase markers, USB flash drives, spiral notebooks, sanitizing wipes, and tissues. Through a collaborative effort of local Communities In Schools affiliates, TeachNC, and the Governor’s Office, the collected supplies will be distributed to public schools in the county received.
“We are so pleased to show our support for North Carolina educators and families by serving as statewide branch collection sites for the Governor’s Annual School Supply Drive,” said SECU President and CEO Leigh Brady. “Our presence in all 100 counties makes this initiative a perfect fit for the Credit Union. The Drive is a tangible and impactful way we can give back to the community and ensure teachers have what they need to help prepare students for a successful year ahead.”
A not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its members, SECU has been providing employees of the state of North Carolina and their families with consumer financial services for nearly 82 years. The Credit Union also offers a diversified line of financial advisory services including retirement and education planning, tax preparation, insurance, trust and estate planning services, and investments through its partners and affiliated entities. SECU serves over 2.4 million members through 266 branch offices, nearly 1,100 ATMs, 24/7 Member Services via phone and a website, www.ncsecu.org.