Delta Credit Union announces more than $100,000 support for children and families

The Georgia-based CU will distribute the money among 22 organisations in the Atlanta metro area

Delta Community Credit Union has announced the recipients of its annual Philanthropic Fund.

Georgia’s largest credit union with $5.6bn in assets, Delta operates a fund which will next year invest $105,000 in 22 organisations which support children and families in Atlanta.

The total amount is an increase of $5,000, in recognition of the programme’s fifth anniversary.

“We’re proud to support these non-profit organisations which share our goal of helping families manage their household finances and improving the physical and financial well-being of young people,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter.

“Additionally, we seek to support charitable interests important to our employees and members as a way of giving back to the communities in which we live and work.”

Throughout 2018, individual grants ranging from $2,000 to $7,500 will be distributed to:

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta
  • Care and Counseling Center of Georgia
  • Caring For Others, Inc.
  • Center for the Visually Impaired
  • Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
  • Good News Clinics
  • Gwinnett Children’s Shelter
  • Healing Bridge Clinic
  • House of Dawn, Inc.
  • Lekotek of Georgia
  • Literacy Action
  • Prevent Blindness Georgia
  • Rainbow Village
  • Refugee Women’s Network
  • Ser Familia, Inc.
  • Soccer in the Streets
  • Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center
  • Southwest Christian Care
  • Special Olympics GA-Cobb
  • The Woodruff Arts Center
  • Trees Atlanta

With the 2018 distributions, the Philanthropic Fund will have invested $430,000 since 2014 in non-profit organisations throughout metro Atlanta.

The application period for 2019 grants will open on 1 July 2018. For more information, visit the Credit Union’s Community Program page.

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