The following post is provided by the Association of Vermont Credit Unions, which represents 18 credit unions serving more than 360,000 members.
SeaComm Federal Credit Union announced in a media release that it recently presented $150,000 in donations to six regional hospital foundations across northern New York and Vermont.
The funds will assist in delivering quality care to local residents, while helping to purchase essential medical supplies and supporting frontline healthcare workers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The $25,000 contributed to the University of Vermont Medical Center Foundation will be used to support the health care needs of the Greater Burlington community during the ongoing pandemic. Pictured (left to right) are SeaComm Assistant VP of Retail Operations & Regional Manager Yvonne Alterie, UVM Health Network Development Associate Karen Kalman and SeaComm Board Director Wayne Duso.
“The SeaComm Board of Directors is pleased to support our North Country hospitals and their respective foundations with this significant donation,” state Board Chairman Myron Burns in the release. “Each $25,000 donation deservingly supports the health care needs of the communities in which we do business.”
Donations were given to hospital foundations that serve that serve the communities in which SeaComm has retail branch locations (Plattsburgh, Malone, Potsdam, Massena, and Ogdensburg in New York and Burlington, Vermont). “This is a concrete way for us to partner with them in their overall efforts of making our communities healthier and safer, especially during this most unprecedented time,” added Burns.