Throughout their history, credit unions have had a close relationship with all branches of the military. Through that relationship, credit unions have also honored and supported veterans.
In the spirit of that tradition, Georgia Credit Union Affiliates and the Cornerstone Credit Union League are assisting military veterans with home renovation projects.
The initiatives are a collaborative effort with Purple Heart Homes, a charitable organization founded by two Iraq combat-wounded veterans that provides housing solutions to military service-connected disabled veterans and their families.
The Purple Heart campaigns gain steam during May, which Congress designated as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999.continue reading »