Credit Union’s Raise Money for Local Non-Profits


SPRINGFIELD, Mo – Springfield area credit unions raised thousands of dollars for local non-profits through their community golf tournament.

Through their collective efforts, $41,714 was raised in support of Harmony House and Help Give Hope. Funds were split evenly between the two organizations.

The Funds will be used to help victims of domestic violence through and to purchase mattresses and Christmas gifts for families in need.

“We are so honored to be a part of the Credit Unions for Community Golf Tournament,” said Esther Munch, Development Director for Harmony House. “The funds raised are amazing and exceed expectations each year. Funds that will help us change the lives of those impacted by domestic violence. We truly appreciate our involvement in this fun day for a great cause!”
“Help Give Hope is so humbled by this amazing gift!  These dollars will help us put kids in beds, assist with families’ rent and make sure those, who often fall through the cracks, are given a wonderful Christmas,” said Murray Beairsto, Executive Director of Help Give Hope. “The collective commitment the Credit Unions show is just amazing.”
Participating credit unions included: America’s, AGCU, BluCurrent, CU Community, Educational Community, Metro, TelComm and Volt. 
For more information on supporting next year’s tournament, contact Vicki Owens at 417-851-1440 or one of the participating credit unions listed above.

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