Long Island, NY - January 9th, 2014 - With funds raised from the sale of paper American Flags and t-shirt sales through United Way of Long Island’s “Operation Live United” Teachers Federal Credit Union provided Suffolk County United Veterans with a $5,500 donation in support of its programs and services for homeless and at risk Veterans.
“The challenges of returning Vets remain a significant concern on Long Island. We are grateful to the Teachers Federal Credit Union for their generous support and to the United Way of Long Island for conducting their Operation Live United project” stated Suffolk County United Veterans Executive Director Michael Stoltz.
Long Island is home to more Veterans than any metropolitan region in the U.S. aside from San Diego. For additional information or to make a referral, call (631) 924-8088 or go to www.scuv.org.
About Suffolk County United Veterans
Suffolk County United Veterans, founded in 1989, serves the homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families of Suffolk County, Long Island, NY. The organization operates eight sites of progressively-tiered housing in conjunction with a comprehensive range of programs and support services. Its mission is, “To give homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families the support they need to regain their dignity and independence.”
About the Teachers Federal Credit Union
Founded in 1952, TFCU is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution which exists to serve its members, people and businesses located in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, NY. TFCU provides personal financial services to more than 228,000 members and with over $4.7 billion in assets, they are one of the largest credit unions in the country. All its services support their mission, “To provide exceptional value and service by hiring action-oriented people who share our passion for business and our goal of exceptional member service. We will ensure our success by improving continuously, never being satisfied with the status quo and never slowing down.”
Pictured from left: Michael Stoltz, Executive Director for Suffolk County United Veterans; Jennifer Gunn; Robert Allen, President/CEO of TFCU; Wilkens Young; Ruth McDade; Joanne Massimo; Desiree Lopez; Theresa Regnante, President of UWLI; and Barbara Mayes.