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  • Make-A-Wish NH Kids Spread Kindness, Show Appreciation at Northeast Credit Union

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    February 19, 2018
    News Release
    Northeast Credit Union – 100 Borthwick Ave., Portsmouth, NH
    For Immediate Release: February 14, 2018
    For more information please contact:
    Andrea Pruna | apruna@necu.org | 603-422-9815
    Nicole Benevento | nbenevento@necu.org | 603-373-9001

    Make-A-Wish NH Kids Spread Kindness, Show Appreciation at Northeast Credit Union

    Portsmouth, N.H. – “Delighted” doesn’t begin to convey the feeling Northeast Credit Union (NECU) employees feel about a recent visit from two “Wish Kids”, an occasion which the credit union looks forward to each year. The children and their families arrived Wednesday bearing sweet treats for staff and members to enjoy, a generous offering to show their gratitude for the annual fundraising by New Hampshire Credit Unions which helps support the Make-A-Wish NH program. 

    “We are incredibly fortunate for the opportunity to meet these remarkable children, and are inspired by the strength of all Wish Kids and their families,” states Tim Collia, Northeast Credit Union President and CEO. “We want to thank our members for your kindness and generosity, as your support has blessed these families with precious memories together.” 

    At least 19 Wish Kids participated in the Sweet Thank You Visits, delivering baked goods to 12 credit unions throughout New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Credit Union League established a partnership with Make-A-Wish NH in 1997, and the league’s Social Responsibility Committee has organized various fundraisers for the organization over the years. To date, the joint effort of New Hampshire credit unions have raised over $2.5 million for Make-A-Wish NH.
    To learn more about Make-A-Wish NH and the stories of these incredible children, visit nh.wish.org

    About Northeast Credit Union
    Northeast Credit Union (NECU) has been a trusted neighbor and the financial partner of choice for people since 1936. Our central focus is our members and the communities in which we serve. We have over $1.2 billion in assets and serve over 120,000 members at 20 branches throughout New Hampshire and Maine. We offer a full range of financial products and services. Along with traditional checking and savings accounts, products and services include mortgage and auto loans, investment products, business accounts, credit cards, and innovative online and mobile services. For more information, please visit www.necu.org.
    Nicole Benevento, Marketing Specialist
    (888) 436-1847