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U.S. Senate FCU Donates $65,000 to Local Nonprofits

Recognizing the escalating demands faced by community nonprofits, the U.S. Senate Federal Credit Union Alexandria, Virginia, proudly announces its recent distribution of $65,000 to seven deserving nonprofits.

Timothy Anderson with Big Check

These funds are poised to amplify the significant impact these organizations have both locally in the metropolitan Washington region and on a broader national scale.

USSFCU President and CEO, Timothy L. Anderson, emphasized the credit union’s longstanding commitment to community welfare, stating, “Giving back to the communities in which we live and work has always been integral to our mission. Through these donations, we aim to express our gratitude to these organizations for their tireless efforts in strengthening our communities.”

The donations, ranging from $5,000 to $20,000, have been strategically allocated to support regional food pantries, shelters, and disaster relief programs. Each beneficiary was carefully chosen by USSFCU’s leadership team, reflecting a deep connection to the hearts and minds of credit union staff.

The initiative commenced in mid-December, as Anderson and a select group of USSFCU representatives embarked on a series of check presentations at local locations. During these visits, they gained insights into the impactful work undertaken by each organization and presented them with a symbolic check.

Beneficiary organizations and their respective donations include:

  • Capital Area Foodbank – $20,000
  • SOME (So Others Might Eat) – $10,000
  • Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation – $10,000
  • ALIVE (Alexandria) – $5,000
  • Carpenter’s Shelter – $5,000
  • American Red Cross – $15,000

In addition to the monetary contributions, USSFCU actively engaged in hosting holiday donation drives, collecting toys, food, and winter essentials for the mentioned organizations. USSFCU members and staff were encouraged to participate by bringing their donations to the Credit Union’s Bowman Branch location. The collected items will be delivered to the respective beneficiaries in the coming weeks, further reinforcing USSFCU’s commitment to community support and well-being.

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