World Council initiates Project Storm Break in The Bahamas

The Coast Guard is supporting the Bahamian National Emergency Management Agency and the Royal Bahamian Defense Force, who are leading search and rescue efforts in the Bahamas. (Coast Guard Photo)

The devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian has prompted the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions to initiate its first Project Storm Break response in The Bahamas—the same country where the disaster relief fund was officially launched just over one month ago.

The Worldwide Foundation, the charitable fundraising arm of World Council of Credit Unions, is sending $10,000 in Project Storm Break funds to the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions (CCCU). CCCU is matching that donation, providing for a total of $20,000 to be used for immediate assistance.

Project Storm Break funds will be distributed to help credit unions provide members and staff with emergency supplies.

The money will also help credit unions quickly get back up and running so they can provide needed cash and other financial services to their members.


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