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Strike Out Hunger

Program benefits FeedMore

Along with Nutzy, VACU employees present a $5,000 check to Kevin Rudnick, grants assistant at FeedMore before the start of the Richmond Flying Squirrels game on Aug. 5.

Along with Nutzy, VACU employees present a $5,000 check to Kevin Rudnick, grants assistant at FeedMore before the start of the Richmond Flying Squirrels game on Aug. 5.

(Richmond, VA – August 10, 2015) – Virginia Credit Union presented a check for $5,000 to FeedMore on Wednesday, August 5, to help those in need.

The amount is based on an estimate of the number of strike outs anticipated by the end of the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ regular season and any playoff games to follow.

Under the Strike Out Hunger program, VACU is contributing funds and raising attention for FeedMore with every strike out thrown by a Richmond Flying Squirrels pitcher during the 2015 season. FeedMore is Central Virginia's hunger-relief leader made up of the Central Virginia Food Bank, Meals on Wheels and the Community Kitchen.

Members and employees of Virginia Credit Union are generous supporters of FeedMore at document shredding events, employee food drives, volunteer work days, and other efforts.

FeedMore's programs provide hunger relief to the region’s most vulnerable populations, particularly children, families and seniors.

A member-owned financial cooperative with more than 241,000 members, Virginia Credit Union provides a variety of affordable banking services, loans, mortgages and financial education resources to members. Virginia Credit Union is an equal housing opportunity lender and is federally insured by NCUA. For more information, visit www.vacu.org.

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