South Carolina Federal Contributes $29,610 to MUSC Children’s Hospital
Jessica Jackson, VP-Corporate Communications
(N. CHARLESTON, SC) – September 20, 2012 – South Carolina Federal Credit Union raised more than $31,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which benefits MUSC Children’s Hospital in Charleston and Palmetto Heath Children’s Hospital in Columbia. In Charleston, the credit union raised $29,610 for MUSC Children’s Hospital.
“Raising money for our local children’s hospital is a cause our employees and members believe in and as a result I’m proud to make this donation to MUSC Children’s Hospital,” said Scott Woods, President & CEO, South Carolina Federal.
Throughout July, South Carolina Federal held their annual Children’s Miracle Network campaign. This year’s Olympic-themed campaign raised more than $31,000 by selling CMN Miracle Balloons and other fundraising initiatives.
South Carolina Federal sponsors a number of programs throughout the year supporting MUSC Children’s Hospital as part of the national Credit Union for Kids initiative. Since 1994, South Carolina Federal has raised more than $375,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals aims to help as many children as possible by raising money for children’s hospitals and to keep the funds in the community they were raised to help local children.
The credit union will make a donation of $1,759 to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital in Columbia.
About South Carolina Federal
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston. More than 155,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Dorchester, Berkeley, Charleston, Clarendon, Calhoun or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and more than 75 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown. In 2008, South Carolina Federal for the second consecutive year was voted one of the Best Places to Work in the state. More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at scfederal.org or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at simplecentsblog.org.