Farmingville, N.Y., February 1, 2011 - Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU) employee community service group, Team TFCU, will conduct its "Happy Tails" Pet Supply Drive throughout the month of February in support of Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, in Huntington, and Bideawee, in Westhampton. TFCU's 22 Suffolk County branch locations will serve as convenient donation collection sites.
In February, everyone will also be able to "make friends" with animals available for adoption from the Bideawee facility at the TFCU Riverhead branch on February 5thor at the TFCU Shirley branch on February 19th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Animals lovers may also "make friends" with animals available for adoption from the Little Shelter at the TFCU Huntington branch on February 19thor at TFCU East Northport branch on February 25th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
"The Team TFCU pet supply drive is an annual February event that our members look forward to supporting. In the past they have generously contributed toys, food and other supplies. This February people will be able to get acquainted with some of the animals available for adoption at four of our branches. Team TFCU employees have set up collection bins at all of our branches in support of the shelters where animals are housed, fed and protected," said Robert G. Allen, President/CEO of TFCU.
Team TFCU would appreciate donations of unopened cat and dog food, unopened cat and dog toys, new cat and dog beds, creamy peanut butter, cleaning supplies, paper towels, collars and leashes.
Teachers Federal Credit Union provides services for members in Nassau and Suffolk counties and has supported Team TFCU collections of school supplies for needy children and coats for needy adults and children, fund-raisers to support Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and many other projects that have made a significant contribution to the Long Island community.
For more information about the Team TFCU Happy Tails Pet Supply Drive, please contact Jennifer Gunn, TFCU Community Development/Public Relations Manager, at (631) 698-7000 x3322.
For more information about Teachers Federal Credit Union products and services, please call (631) 698-7000 or visit www.teachersfcu.org.
Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU), Long Island's largest credit union, is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution. TFCU was founded on Long Island in 1952 and now has nearly $4 billion in total assets, serves more than 212,000 members and has 22 full-service branches throughout Suffolk County including: Amityville, Bay Shore, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Central Islip, Commack, East Northport, Entenmann's, Farmingville, Holbrook, Huntington, Nesconset, North Babylon, Oakdale, Port Jefferson Station, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Selden, Shirley, Smithtown, South Setauket, and Stony Brook University (2). Members also have access to services at more than 4,100 shared service centers located across the country. TFCU offers financial services to all people and businesses located in Nassau and Suffolk counties (excluding the townships of Southampton, East Hampton and Shelter Island). More information is available about TFCU by visiting www.teachersfcu.orgor by calling (631) 698-7000.
Bill Corbett, Jr.
(516) 775-0435 ext. 1
Rosemary A. Nicholls
Senior Vice President, Marketing/R&D;
(631) 698-7000 ext 3695