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Georgia CUs raise 825000 in CMN radiothon
DULUTH, Ga. (11/26/08)--Staff from six Georgia credit unions and Georgia Credit Union Affiliates (GCUA) stepped up to help at the Sixth Annual Children’s Miracle Network “Star 94 Cares For Kids Radiothon,” Nov. 13 -15.
From left, Kodisha Taylor, marketing account executive, Georgia Credit Union Affiliates (GCUA); Shunielle Monroe, GCUA credit card account specialist; and Judy Kinney, LGE Community CU, Atlanta, helped at the Sixth Annual Children’s Miracle Network “Star 94 Cares For Kids Radiothon,” Nov. 13-15. (Photo provided by Georgia Credit Union Affiliates)
LGE Community CU, Marietta; CDC CU, Atlanta; Georgia FCU, Duluth; Retail ECU, Atlanta; Pinnacle CU, Atlanta; and Delta Community CU, Atlanta, all participated. The radiothon raised more than $825,000, with 100% of the donations going to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Stories about the lives of children and their families were broadcast live from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, giving listeners an idea of the impact their donations would have. Many of the credit union volunteers were inspired by this event and are looking forward to the next radiothon, GCUA said. Celebrity R&B singer Ne-Yo participated in the event and stopped by the radiothon to encourage volunteers. Donations for the past six years total $6.6 million.


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