Maine CUs Again Set Record
At a ceremony at the Senator Inn in Augusta that included Gov. John Baldacci in attendance, Maine's credit unions presented a check for $214,743 as part of the 2004 Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger campaign. It is the second consecutive year that the Campaign has topped the $200,000 fundraising mark and the eighth consecutive year the Campaign has set a new record. Last year's Campaign raised $209,035.75. With the 2004 total, the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger has now raised and distributed more than $1.75 million since it began in 1990 Seventy-five of the seventy-six Maine credit unions as well as eight chapters in the state particpated.