GREENSBORO, N.C. (7/20/09)--The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation has donated $21,000 to the Children’s Miracle Network as a result of funds raised through the Credit Union Cherry Blossom run. The donation will help seven children’s hospitals in North and South Carolina, according to the North Carolina Credit Union League. The foundation has given away millions of dollars to assist nonprofits that work with children (Weekly Update
July 16). The hospitals benefiting from the donation are:
* Duke Children’s Hospital, Durham, N.C.; * Levine Children’s Hospital, Charlotte, N.C.; * University Health Systems Children’s Hospital, Greenville, N.C.; * Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, Columbia, S.C.; * Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital, Charleston, S.C.; * McLeod Children’s Hospital, Florence, S.C.; and * Children’s Hospital of Greenville, S.C.
“Credit unions have individually been involved with these hospitals in a variety of ways, and have shown their commitment to the community in the process,” said John Slack, president/CEO of the foundation.