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Missouri CUs raise 313922 for hospitals
ST. LOUIS (2/15/10)--Missouri credit unions raised $313,992 for the Children’s Miracle Network in 2009 by taking part in Credit Unions for Kids and sponsoring fundraising activities statewide for children's hospitals. The total is $32,000 more than the credit unions’ 2008 contribution total (The Missouri difference Feb. 12).
Maria Langston, left, of Children’s Miracle Network, accepts a donation from Nina Pilger and Frank Nelson of 1st Financial FCU, Wentzville, Mo. (Photo provided by the Missouri Credit Union Association)
Missouri credit unions and chapters sponsored golf tournaments, dress-down days, bake sales, auctions and more to help raise funds for children in need of medical attention. Donation totals by region are:
* Columbia--$11,263; * Joplin--$18,622; * Kansas City--$125,282; * Springfield--$58,425; and * St. Louis--$100,400.
“The Children’s Miracle Network is the credit union’s charity of choice,” said Lisa Autry, branch manager of Mazuma CU, Kansas City. “We are passionate about being able help those children and their families within our communities. Regardless of how large or small the donation, the ultimate reward is making a difference in their lives.” 1st Financial FCU, Wentzville, presented a contribution to Children’s Miracle Network Feb 11. 1st Financial FCU was the top St. Louis-area contributor, donating $13,800. The credit union’s main fundraising event is an annual baseball game.
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