Date/Time: Thursday, October 21,2021 @ 10:30AM
Location: Sunmark Credit Union 1187 Troy Schenectady Road-Latham
The Sunmark Charitable Foundation will be giving away $10,000 on International Credit Union Day to four very deserving organizations. There will be an event taking place at the Sunmark Latham location where the recipients will be accepting their awards and sharing information about their organizations.
People Helping People Awards – $2,500 each to three organizations
Awarded to three (3) organizations whose missions align with the credit union philosophy of people helping people.
The organization’s work must be focused in one or more of the Sunmark Foundation’s pillars of giving:
- · Affordable housing
- · Food accessibility
- · Financial literacy and education
- · Diversity and inclusion
- · Community development
- 2021 Winners:
Hoods House of Hoops- Albany- Their mission is to bring unity to their communities by providing, safe, engaging athletic programs to their youth. http://hoodshouseofhoops.com/
- Our Community Cares- Chatham/ Columbia County- The mission of Our Community Cares, Inc. is to provide financial and emotional support to residents of Columbia County, NY who are facing a hardship in their life or the life of a family member. http://ourcommunitycarescc.org/
- Mission Accomplished Transition Services- Albany- Their mission is to prepare rising young professionals and entrepreneurs for the workforce by providing access to industry specific coaching, mentoring, and sponsorship. https://matransitionservices.org/
Susan V. Siegel Community Service Leader Award – $2,500 to one individual
Awarded to the charity of choice of one individual who has made a meaningful contribution to their community through donation of time, talent or treasure.
Kelly Stevens- Food For Thought– Food For Thought, a project of O’Brien’s Angels, provides school day snacks to hungry students in Warren, Washington, & Saratoga counties in Upstate NY.
For more information, please refer to: https://www.sunmark.org/foundation/icu#about
The Sunmark Charitable Community Foundation is devoted to the credit union philosophy of “people helping people”. Through various strategies and initiatives, the Foundation is able to provide financial contributions, in-kind services and volunteer support to non-profit organizations within the Sunmark 14 county charter area.