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 www.sicf.org. For more information on how to donate please call 618-457-3595 or visit www.siucu.org. Below is a list of SIU Credit Union locations for donations.
SIU CREDIT UNION BRANCH LOCATIONS
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 www.siucu.org.