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Credit Union Makes A Big Assist to Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

VACU presenting a check to members of the Children's Hospital of Richmond during a VCU basketball game

Virginia Credit Union has added $1,436 to its year-end gift of $25,000 to Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

The local hospital has been Virginia Credit Union’s employee-designated charity of choice for a decade. Over the last decade, Virginia Credit Union and its employees have contributed more than $225,000 to advance pediatric health services at CHoR through research, training, and programmatic support.

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is an affiliated Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, providing a full range of pediatric services for children in our region.

The credit union showed its support for Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU at the VCU Rams basketball game on Tuesday, February 8, presenting a year-end check for $25,000. Now that the men’s and women’s seasons have ended, the credit union added $1,436 based on the number of assists both teams made during the 2021-2022 season.

 “Virginia Credit Union employees care deeply about the community. For Virginia Credit Union and its employees, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is a vital community partner, providing state-of-the-art medical care to families in need,” said Chris Shockley, Virginia Credit Union President/CEO. “We are pleased to support our local CMN Hospital and its care for families in our community.”


A financial cooperative serving more than 300,000 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