SIU Credit Union aids after Brookport, IL disaster

CARDONDALE, IL (November 26, 2013) — In the aftermath of a natural disaster that affected many across the Midwest region of the United States, SIU Credit Union proudly helps and supports Brookport, IL (Massac County). Forty-eight homes were damaged during the tornado and many were left without food, water and electricity. Within a 24-hr period all residents and been accounted for, with three total fatalities.

To be of immediate assistance, SIU Credit Union staff offered free hot lunch for those who were affected by the tornado the following day from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at their Massac County branch. SIU Credit Union staff volunteered at the First Baptist Church in Metropolis to sort donation care packages. The credit union also sent out an email blast to all of their members in Massac County and called each individual to check on their well-being.

As part of their ongoing support, all SIU Credit Union branches are accepting monetary donations to help the victims of the Brookport tornado. Donations can be made out to the Southern Illinois Community Foundation – Brookport Regional Disaster Relief Fund (all donations are tax deductible) and can also be made online at For more information on how to donate please call 618-457-3595 or visit Below is a list of SIU Credit Union locations for donations.


Massac County Branch                                             Marion Branch
704 E. Fifth Street, Suite 1                                       2809 Outer Drive
Metropolis, IL 62960                                                Marion, IL 62959

Harrisburg Branch                                                    Carbondale East Branch
540 N. Commercial, Suite 700                                395 N. Giant City Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946                                                Carbondale, IL 62901

Energy Branch                                                             Carbondale West Branch
300 S. Pershing                                                            1217 W. Main Street
Energy, IL 62933                                                         Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution with six locations in Carbondale, Marion, Energy, Metropolis and Harrisburg. Membership is open to anyone living or working in Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Perry, Marion, Randolph, Saline, Massac, Union, or Williamson counties in Illinois.  Federally insured by NCUA.  Equal Housing Lender.  For more information, visit


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