1st Advantage Colleagues Come Together for a Day of Community Service
Amber Callahan, Vice President of Marketing
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
Yorktown, Virginia / October 14, 2022 – While most financial institutions were closed for the Columbus Day holiday, 1st Advantage colleagues rolled up their sleeves and participated in their 15th annual 1A Community Day, a day that is dedicated to giving back to, and reinvesting in, the community that they serve.
Throughout the day colleagues worked on different large projects, each one uniquely designed and carefully planned, centered around fulfilling the immediate needs of several local non-profit organizations. 1st Advantage is humbled and honored to partner with these deserving organizations as they continue to selflessly provide for our neighbors.
- Packed 600 family meal boxes for the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula
- Assembled 1,000 USO comfort bags to be given to our local military community
- Created 1,000 personalized thank-you notes for our local military community
- Made 103 blanket wraps for New Beech Grove Baptist Church Homeless Ministry
- Made 80 pet blankets for the Peninsula SPCA
- Assembled 4 Adirondack Chairs for the Victory Family YMCA
- Created 314 surgery bears for Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters patients
- Assembled 180 toiletry bags for New Beech Grove Baptist Church Homeless Ministry
- Shredded thousands of pounds of personal documents for our members
In addition, colleagues completed various projects for other non-profit organizations off-site including Salvation Army, Natasha House, and the Newport News Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
About 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial institution, is headquartered in Yorktown, Virginia. Established in 1951 as Ft. Eustis Federal Credit Union, 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union with assets of over $900 million operates 14 branches in Southeastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina. For more information, please visit 1stAdvantage.org.Go to main navigation