ST. LOUIS, Mo. (2/12/09)--Missouri credit unions raised $281,432 for the Children’s Miracle Network, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) announced (The Missouri difference
Feb. 11). Credit union donations by region include:
* Joplin--$5,954; * Columbia, Jefferson City--$12,269; * Springfield--$45,789; * St. Louis--$98,662; and * Kansas City--$118,759.
“The recession has many people struggling to make ends meet,” said Mike Augustine, Kansas City CU Chapter chairman. “Some have lost jobs, and with it, health insurance coverage for themselves and their family. That makes our commitment to raise money for seriously ill children more important.”