|Pictured are (from left) Kate Durso, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Sam Davis, Marketing HCFCU, and Terry Summers, President HCFCU|
People helping people—that’s the credit union motto. Credit unions in Missouri strive to put these words into action in a number of ways.
During the months of May, June and July, Health Care Family Credit Union (St. Louis) raised $2,387 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) through a special promotion called Drive it Forward. These funds will specifically benefit St. Louis-area hospitals, including St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.
Here’s how it worked. For every person who financed a vehicle or transferred an auto loan from an existing lender during these summer months, the credit union donated a portion of the interest to CMNH.
Health Care Family Credit Union President/CEO Terry Summers explained that they wanted to host an auto loan promotion. The credit union’s membership is based in the health care field, so the idea of donating to CMNH seemed like a perfect fit.
“Because Health Care Family is locally owned and managed, we’re focused on making contributions to the community – specifically, the St. Louis-area health care community,” said Summers. “Our members truly enjoyed donating to support our local children’s hospitals.”
On Friday, Aug. 23, Health Care Family representatives Summers and Sam Davis presented the check to Kate Durso, of CMNH.
“We appreciate everyone who helped us make this donation to such a worthy organization,” reads the Health Care Family website. “We couldn’t have done it without you!”