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Big Assist For Children’s Miracle Network

Children's Miracle Network(Richmond, VA, March 6, 2017) – Virginia Credit Union presented a check for $19,592 to Children’s Miracle Network at the VCU Rams March 4 basketball game against the George Mason Patriots.

Under the ”VACU Assists” program, Virginia Credit Union gives a contribution each time the VCU Rams men’s and women’s basketball teams make an assist this season.

Throughout 2016, Virginia Credit Union employees raised funds for Children’s Miracle Network through casual dress days and other activities. Virginia Credit Union matched the employee fundraising total, and is now determining the final contribution based on the number of assists. The total amount has surpassed $19,592 to date.

The final contribution will be determined once post-season play for the men’s and women’s teams ends.

In the last three years, Virginia Credit Union and its employees have contributed more than $90,000 to advance pediatric health services at Children’s Hospital through support for research, training, and uncompensated care.

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and provides a full range of pediatric services for children. VACU’s support to the hospital is directed by a Community Outreach Committee of employees.

A financial cooperative serving more than 254,000 members, Virginia Credit Union offers a variety of affordable banking services, loans, mortgages, and free financial education resources, with a focus on helping people be more confident with their finances. Virginia Credit Union is an equal housing opportunity lender and is federally insured by NCUA.

Media Contact: Glenn Birch | glenn.birch@vacu.org | (804) 560-5664