In the spirit of Back to School, Belvoir Federal employees collected donations through a dress down week in order to purchase schools supplies for the Fort Belvoir Elementary School.
Woodbridge, VA, September 10, 2013 - Belvoir Federal Credit Union employee’s collected $615.00 in donations to help support elementary children purchase school supplies for the upcoming school year.
Belvoir Federal hosted one week of casual dress whereby employees could donate $3 per day or $10 for the week. From the nearly 80 employees at the credit union, over $600 was collected which went towards purchasing school supplies for the Fort Belvoir Elementary School.
The donations were used to purchase bag packs, folders, loose leaf paper, tissue boxes, glue, markers, crayons, chalk, erasers, pencils, composition books, rulers, pens, colored pencils, spiral notebooks, scissors, dry erase markers, pencil boxes, and articles of clothing for accident days, including underwear, sweat pants, t-shirts, and socks.
“Thank you Belvoir Federal. This will help the children of military families in transition and give the families one less thing to worry about… It helps the children feel confident and ready to learn while keeping the lending closet supplied for when the needs arise,” stated Florence Newsome (Parent Liaison), Ellen Bowditch (School Counselor), and Monica Crossley (Armed Forces Foundation School Counselor).
About Belvoir Federal Credit Union
Belvoir Federal is a member-owned, full-service financial institution that provides the foundation for the financial success of our Members. Belvoir Federal, a not-for-profit organization, has served the Fort Belvoir and U.S. Armed Forces community since 1946. For more information about Belvoir Federal, please visit www.BelvoirCreditUnion.org.