Credit Unions Support Lowcountry Orphan Relief
29 May 2013

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) – May 29, 2013 – The Charleston Chapter of Credit Unions will join forces to direct their charitable giving in 2013—hosting a back-to-school drive, benefiting Lowcountry Orphan Relief.

During the month of June, Charleston credit unions are collecting unisex back packs and new, unopened packages of underwear (all sizes).

Community members are encouraged to bring their donation items to any Charleston credit union branch location.

Donations will be collected and provided to Lowcountry Orphan Relief following the Charleston Chapter of Credit Unions’ next event on July 25 at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.

About South Carolina Federal

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston. More than 140,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Calhoun, Orangeburg or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and 74 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown. More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at



Contact: Meredith Siemens, VP - Corporate Communications

South Carolina Federal Credit Union

843-569-4359 (office)