Fort Lee Federal Credit Union and AFFN Donate $3,000 to Support Veterans

June 05, 2017
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union and AFFN Donate $3,000 to Support Veterans
May 24, 2017, Prince George, VA
 
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) Matching Grant Program, was proud to donate $2,500 to the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia.  The USO provides support to military service members and their families. The donation was presented at Fort Lee Federal Credit Union’s annual meeting in April 2017. In addition, $500 was donated to the Eighth Annual Ride for the Warriors, facilitated by American Legion Riders to benefit the Virginia Department of Veterans Services / Virginia Veteran & Family Support.
 
About the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia
The mission of the USO is to strengthen America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home, and country, throughout their service to the nation. The USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia (USOHRCV) is the premier service organization of the United States military and their families in the region serving the largest concentration of military personnel in the country. For more information, visit hrcv.uso.org.
 
About the Virginia Department of Veterans Services / Virginia Veteran and Family Support
Virginia Veteran and Family Support (VVFS) (formerly known as the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program) was established in 2008 in response to the growing need to improve and expand services to our nation’s veterans and their family members coping with the impact of deployment, military service, post-traumatic stress, operational stress and/or traumatic brain injury. VVFS monitors and coordinates the delivery of behavioral health, rehabilitative, and supportive services for Virginia Veterans and their families.
 
About Fort Lee Federal Credit Union
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union is a community-chartered credit union headquartered in Prince George, Virginia.  Since 1952, the credit union has provided affordable financial services to the community through checking, savings and loan products to assist the local membership with their financial service needs.  Fort Lee Federal Credit Union serves the following areas: Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George (including Fort Lee), and Sussex. Questions can be directed to Sarah Marks, VP of Marketing and Advertising, via email at: sarah.marks@fortleecu.org. For more information on services or membership, visit www.fortleecu.org.
 
About the Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN)
(AFFN) is an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Network founded in 1985, co-owned by and on behalf of DCUC and AMBA, serving over 357 defense credit unions and military banks, 93 million cardholders, at over 800,000 ATMs and over 2.3 million merchant/retail locations globally. To learn more about AFFN, visit www.affn.org.
 
Photo Caption:
Patsy Stuard, CEO of Fort Lee Federal Credit Union, presents a check for $2,500 to Kasinda Thomas, representing the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia.