In Support of A Charity Car Raffle For The Children’s Miracle Network Held By The Credit Unions Care Foundation, Argent Receives Money back to Support a Local Charity.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 21, 2013
804-748-9488 ext. 3363
Richmond, VA – Argent Credit Union and other partners to the Credit Unions Care Foundation raised $23,000 during a charity car raffle, a portion of which was donated to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, with the remaining funds supporting financial education, disaster relief and local charity initiatives.
The Foundation honored participating credit unions that sold the most tickets each month during the four-month car raffle. Argent Credit Union received money back from the Foundation to support a charity of its choice. Argent shares in its ticket sales efforts by selecting the Lucy Corr Foundation as the beneficiary of the $500.
Launched in 2009, the Credit Unions Care Foundation of Virginia believes in furthering credit unions’ social mission by supporting charitable organizations, community groups and disaster relief activities, and the teaching of basic personal finance concepts to consumers. The Foundation's mission is to “Build a Better Tomorrow by Strengthening the World Around Us Today”.
Argent Credit Union does not only exist to provide financial services, it too, has a responsibility to help improve lives. Because the credit union is part of a cooperative movement, its philosophy is to help the community at large. The credit union enjoys helping local charities, and worthy organizations with financial donations and over 600 volunteer hours annually from our staff, Management and Board of Directors. Together we can make a difference!
Founded in 1956, Argent Credit Union is headquartered in Chester ,Virginia and has four locations throughout the Richmond metro area.