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Space Coast CU members donate 106423 for Haiti relief
MELBOURNE, Fla. (6/15/10)--Space Coast CU, which established a Haitian relief fund for its members to donate to just days after the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake, donated $106,423 to the relief effort Friday. The money will be channeled to Haiti through the American Red Cross (FloridaToday.com June 12). Included in the amount is $50,000 in matching funds the $3.2 billion asset, Melbourne, Fla.-based credit union promised to match of it members’ donations. The credit union made similar efforts to match donations for other mass relief efforts, such as the Indonesian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, the newspaper said. However, the Haitian relief effort was the first one to meet the $50,000 threshold. This time it was personal. The credit union has a staffer who lost 13 members of her family in the earthquake. To read the article, use the link.
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