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SEFCU provides opportunity for members to ‘Share the Love’ and help community organizations

As a means of celebrating Valentine’s Day with its members, SEFCU conducted a “Share the Love” campaign on Feb. 14, during which credit union employees randomly selected members and asked them to choose one of several community non-profits to which SEFCU would donate $100 in their name. The total donated in members’ names across the regions SEFCU serves was $14,000.

By region, donations were made as follows:

Capital Region

Food Pantries for the Capital District:  $4,500

Homeless and Travelers Aid Society: $2,600

Albany Housing Authority:  $3,000

Total:  $10,100


Samaritan Center:  $600

Clear Path for Veterans:  $600

Total:  $1,200


Food Bank of Western New York: $300

Buffalo City Mission:  $300

Western New York Veterans Housing:  $600

Total:  $1,200


Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse:  $400

Southern Tier Veterans:  $1,100

Total:  $1,500

The Share the Love campaign was held as part of SEFCU’s Giving for Good program, through which SEFCU members can agree to donate a minimum of $1 per month to help support the credit union’s mission of improving the lives of people in its communities by providing financial support to community organizations.

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