Sharon Renaud, Public Relations Manager
Delta Community Announces 2018 Philanthropic Grant Recipients
Credit Union Philanthropic Fund Benefits 22 Metro Atlanta Charities
ATLANTA (Nov. 1, 2017) – Delta Community Credit Union (www.DeltaCommunityCU.com), Georgia’s largest credit union with $5.6 billion in assets, announces recipients of its annual Philanthropic Fund grant program. Throughout 2018, the Fund will invest a total of $105,000 in 22 organizations which support metro Atlanta children and families. The total amount is an increase of $5,000 in recognition of the program’s fifth anniversary in 2018.
“We’re proud to support these non-profit organizations 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 organizations throughout metro Atlanta. The application period for 2019 grants will open July 1, 2018. For more information, visit the Credit Union’s Community Program page.
About Delta Community Credit Union
Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing consumers better service and value on the deposit, loan, investment and insurance products they use to manage their household expenses and save for the future. Delta Community was founded in 1940 and has become Georgia’s largest credit union with more than $5 billion in assets and 27 branch locations. The Credit Union now welcomes people who live and work in 11 metro Atlanta counties, and employees of more than 150 businesses including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DeltaCommunity and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.