Fundraising Efforts Expand For DisasterAid
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - (09/02/05) --Credit unions across the country havequickly responded to Hurricane Katrina with local fundraisingefforts. The four branches of Redstone FCU here, for instance, istaking donations for the American Red Cross. In Philadelphia,American Heritage FCU announced it is accepting cash, coins,deposits, CU MasterCards and transfers to aid Hurricane Katrinarelief, and will match all donations. In Pensacola, Florida, theaptly named Gulf Winds FCU is accepting nonperishable food,mosquito repellent, baby formula, baby food, diapers, antibacterialwipes and liquid, paper products, cleaning supplies and cashdonations for the Red Cross. Others accepting donations includeLangley FCU, Tampa Bay FCU, Security Service FCU, Rock Valley FeCU,Wright-Patt CU and Towpath CU.