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Sharon Renaud

Delta Community Increases Philanthropic Fund to $100,000 to Benefit Metro Atlanta Charities

Credit Union Announces 2017 Philanthropic Fund Recipients

ATLANTA (Nov. 4, 2016) – Delta Community Credit Union (, Georgia’s largest credit union with more than $5 billion in assets, announces recipients of its fourth annual Philanthropic Fund grant program. In 2017, the Credit Union will invest a total of $100,000 in 22 organizations which support metro Atlanta children and families.

Wellspring Living will receive a 2017 Delta Community Philanthropic Fund grant

Wellspring Living, one of 22 organizations that will receive a 2017 Delta Community Philanthropic Fund grant, provides a safe haven for abused and at-risk girls in metro Atlanta.

“Increasing our total Philanthropic Fund from $80,000 to $100,000 and increasing the number of agencies we support demonstrates our commitment to support worthwhile organizations which share our goal of improving physical and financial health, especially among young people,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. “In addition, our employees actively partner with these award recipients throughout the year, furthering our support of the communities we serve.”

Of the many applications received, an employee committee selected the following 2017 Philanthropic Fund grant recipients:

  • Assistance League of Atlanta
  • 100 Black Men of Atlanta
  • CHRIS Kids, Inc.
  • Cool Girls, Inc.
  • Covenant House of Georgia
  • Decatur Cooperative Ministry, Inc.
  • East Lake Foundation, Inc.
  • Everybody Wins! Atlanta, Inc.
  • FOCUS (Families of Children Under Stress)
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
  • Global Village Project
  • Habitat for Humanity - North Central GA
  • Los NiƱos Primero (Children First)
  • Mary Hall Freedom House, Inc.
  • Mercy Housing Southeast
  • Our House, Inc.
  • SafePath Children's Advocacy Center
  • The Center for Children and Young Adults
  • The Community School
  • The Posse Foundation
  • Veterans Empowerment Organization of GA
  • Wellspring Living

Individual grants will be distributed throughout 2017. Visit our Community Program page for more information about the Credit Union’s community involvement and Philanthropic Fund.

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 26 branch locations. The Credit Union now welcomes residents of 11 metro Atlanta counties and employees of more than 150 businesses, including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.