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Delta Community Credit Union Commits $75,000 to 30 Metro Atlanta Charities

Georgia’s Largest Credit Union Announces New Philanthropic Fund Awards for 2015

ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2014 – Remaining committed to supporting the communities it serves, Delta Community Credit Union, Georgia’s largest credit union, announces recipients of its second annual Philanthropic Fund grant program. The Credit Union pledges to donate a total of $75,000 to 30 organizations in metro Atlanta.

As a not-for-profit financial institution, Delta Community is an active participant in, and source of support for, organizations important to its members. “Our Philanthropic Fund allows Delta Community to demonstrate, in a very tangible way, its commitment to the communities we serve,” said Jai Rogers, vice president of Business Development at Delta Community. “Each of these 30 grant recipients share the Credit Union’s goals to help families manage household finances and improve the physical and financial well-being of young people.”

The 2015 Philanthropic Fund grant recipients include:

1. Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs – Get On Your F.E.E.T. Program
2. Alive Ministries, Inc. - Save it Forward
3. Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta - College Bound Program
4. CHRIS Kids – TransitionZ Program (Housing, Counseling, Job Skills, Life Skills, Career Readiness & basic needs such as food and clothing)
5. Clarkston Community Center – Mobile App Competition, S.T.E.M. Program
6. Cobb Library Foundation – Teen Center Spaces
7. Communities in Schools of Henry County – Life 101 Program (Income and Expense Management)
8. Covenant House of Georgia – Adult Basic Education Program, Financial Literacy
9. Everybody Wins! Atlanta – Power Lunch and Story Time Programs, CRCT Improvements, Marvels of Money Book Series
10. Foster Care Support Foundation – Hope for Tomorrow Mentorship Program
11. Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta – Furniture Distribution Program
12. Georgia Law Center for the Homeless – Individualized Education Program, Financial Literacy and Stability
13. Habitat for Humanity in North Georgia – Family Services and Education Program
14. Housing Initiative of North Fulton - Homestretch
15. Junior Achievement of Georgia – Discovery Center, BizTown or Finance Park
16. Literacy Action – Financial Literacy Class
17. New Hope Enterprises – Core Job-readiness Program
18. Our House – Family Advocacy, Financial Literacy, Money Management
19. Posse Atlanta – Pre-Collegiate Training Program
20. Rainbow House – Emergency Shelter and Connection Child Advocacy and Assessment Center
21. Saint Joseph’s Mercy Cares – Latino Childhood Obesity Prevention Program22. Sandy Springs Education Force – After School and S.T.E.M. Program
23. The Center for Working Families, Inc. – Family Asset Building Program
24. The Community School – Outdoor, Physical Education Programs
25. The Drake House – Life Skills Financial Education Program
26. The Salvation Army – Money Matters
27. The Study Hall – Financial Literacy Program
28. United Methodist Children’s Home of Northern Georgia – Student Success Program
29. Vox Teen Communications – Graduation Countdown
30. WellSpring Living – Financial Literacy and Empowered Living Programs

Individual Philanthropic Fund grants ranging from $500 to $7,500 will be distributed to these 30 recipients throughout 2015. For information about Delta Community Credit Union’s community involvement and Philanthropic Fund grant program, please visit Delta Community’s Community Program page,


About Delta Community Credit Union

Delta Community Credit Union is Georgia’s largest credit union serving more than 300,000 members in the metro Atlanta area and employees of top businesses, such as Delta Air Lines, Chick-fil-A, UPS and RaceTrac. Delta Community is a state-chartered credit union organized under the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, and its deposit accounts are federally insured through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. Unlike a for-profit bank, Delta Community is owned by its members, not individual or institutional investors. Please visit to learn more or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at and Twitter at @deltacommunity.