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Credit Union Shows Support of MUSC Children’s Hospital

Friday, February 11, 2011

(N. CHARLESTON, S.C.) – February 28, 2011 – South Carolina Federal Credit Union presented a check to MUSC Children’s Hospital for $28,284.  South Carolina Federal members, employees, community members and the credit union as an organization contributed through various campaigns, including the most recent Change Bandits campaign.

“Credit unions have a national partnership with the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals,” said South Carolina Federal Credit Union President and CEO Scott Woods.  “Locally, South Carolina Federal is proud to partner with MUSC Children’s Hospital to help raise money to support this vital community resource.”

The Change Bandits campaign ran through the month of January and encouraged credit union members and employees to participate by donating their change to the cause benefitting MUSC Children’s Hospital.

South Carolina Federal sponsors a number of programs throughout the year supporting MUSC Children’s Hospital as part of the national Credit Unions for Kids initiative. Since 1994, South Carolina Federal has raised more than $300,000 for MUSC Children’s Hospital.  The national Credit Unions for Kids initiative has resulted in over $80 million for children’s hospitals across the country.  Learn more about South Carolina Federal’s participation by viewing this video.

MUSC Childrens Hospital

Photo Caption: Amy Gordon, MUSC Children’s Hospital; Scott Woods, South Carolina Federal; Dr. David Habib, MUSC Children’s Hospital; and Leslie Norris, South Carolina Federal hold the check made payable to MUSC Children’s Hospital for $28,284.

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 Dorchester, Berkeley, Charleston, Clarendon, Calhoun or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and more than 75 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown. In 2008, South Carolina Federal for the second consecutive year was voted one of the Best Places to Work in the state. More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at scfederal.org or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at simplecentsblog.org.

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Jessica Jackson
VP-Corporate Communications
South Carolina Federal Credit Union
843-569-4359 (office)

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