Fort Lee FCU Teams Up to Donate $22,000 to Service Dogs of Virginia
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union
Phone: 804 452 0736, ext. 135
Fax: 804 458 1182
November 2021, Prince George, VA
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union was proud to donate $22,000 to Service Dogs of Virginia. Total funds raised were the combined result of three charitable initiatives.
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament proceeds totaled $18,000. The event was hosted in September at the Cardinal Golf Course on Fort Lee. A very special thanks goes to our event sponsors: CUNA Mutual, Premier Sponsor; Fiserv, Registration and Range Sponsor; Eddie Whitlock of Lafayette, Ayers and Whitlock, Dinner Sponsor; Allied Solutions, Contest Sponsor; Beverage Sponsors; Cart and Hole Sponsors; and all participants and volunteers.
Fort Lee FCU was honored to participate in AFFN’s (Armed Forces Financial Network) Matching Grant Program which matched the credit union’s donation for a combined total of $3,000.
Further, the credit union matched 100% of the proceeds from annual meeting dinner ticket sales for a sum of $1,000.
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union is deeply appreciative of our members, community supporters, and business partners for teaming up to make this such a successful fundraising effort.
About Service Dogs of Virginia
Service Dogs of Virginia is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that raises, trains, and places dogs to assist people with disabilities and provides facility dogs for courthouses, counseling centers, schools, and other therapeutic settings. Founded in 2000 by Executive Director Peggy Law, SDV has placed over 100 working dogs in the Commonwealth of Virginia. SDV does not pass on the significant cost of training and placing the dogs; instead, it relies on individual donations, corporate sponsorships, and philanthropic organizations to support its mission. For more information, visit www.servicedogsva.org.
About Fort Lee Federal Credit Union
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union is a community-chartered credit union headquartered in Prince George, Virginia. Since 1952, the credit union has provided affordable financial services to the community through checking, savings and loan products to assist the local membership with their financial service needs. Fort Lee Federal Credit Union serves residents of Amelia, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, King and Queen, King William, New Kent, Nottoway, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond, and Sussex. Questions can be directed to Sarah Marks, VP of Marketing and Advertising, via email at: email@example.com. For more information on services or membership, visit www.fortleecu.org.
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