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LSCU joins CUNA, CUNA Mutual and AACUL in Giving to Haiti

With more than 350,000 Haitians living in Florida, the need for Florida credit unions to take the lead in helping Haiti through this tragedy is imperative. The League of Southeastern Credit Unions’ Foundation Trustees approved a $10,000 donation to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The LSCU donation follows national giving by CUNA, CUNA Mutual Group and AACUL.

“The LSCU Foundation Trustees saw the devastation in Haiti and quickly put together the $10,000 donation,” said LSCU President/CEO Patrick La Pine. “We hope that more credit unions will have the opportunity to give. The pictures and stories coming out of the country are heartbreaking. These donations are small steps in helping the country recover and also helping the credit unions on the island survive.”

WOCCU has a number of ways for credit unions to give. Click here to make the donation online through WOCCU. To make a payment via check, credit card or wire to: Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions Inc., 5710 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705. For wire transfer information, contact Valerie Breunig, Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions at 608-395-2055 or via e-mail vbreunig@woccu.org. Please indicate the donation is designated for the Haiti Disaster Relief Fund.U.S. credit unions also can support WOCCU's relief efforts by donating through the National Credit Union Foundation's CUAid system, which has been activated at www.CUAID.coop.

If your credit union would like to give through the LSCU Foundation, contact Adena Whitman at awhitman@acul.com or 205-991-9710 ext, 2134.

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