RALEIGH, NC, Nov 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The SECU Foundation is one of the proud community donors who have helped the Children’s Center of Northwest North Carolina (CCNWNC) build a new facility to expand programs for children and families in need. The opening of CCNWNC’s SECU campus in Dobson has increased the organization’s ability to deliver programs that support the prevention, intervention and treatment of child abuse, as well as services for neglected and at-risk youth. in Surry and six surrounding counties in the Northwest Region. The SECU Foundation grant of $ 700,000 will help CCNWNC serve 200 additional children and families on the new campus.
Damian Carter, Regional Senior Vice President of SECU, said: “Since its inception in 1998, the North West North Carolina Children’s Center has done a phenomenal job of serving the community and the need for their services. continues to increase. The SECU Foundation is happy to help this organization to develop and expand its programs for families in this area.
“It’s inspiring to see how our community has spoken with their time, energy and financial donations. A special thank you to the SECU Foundation for leading the way, because none of this would be possible without their support and the support of many others, ”said Coad Westera, Chairman of the Board of CCNWNC . “The new facility has helped create a unified statement about our community – a statement that tells people inside and outside our community what we value most, our families and our children. Thank you for helping to make this dream a reality and for showing your support for this great community. “
“The needs of our children, families and community have always been our priority at the Children’s Center. When we started this journey of expanding facilities to meet needs and provide quality services, I had no idea what impact a building could have on a community, ”said Robin Testerman Beeson, Director General of CCNWNC. “The SECU campus of the Northwestern North Carolina Children’s Center is a beacon of hope for many children and families and has increased our service capacity by 300% despite a year of pandemic. I would like to thank the SECU Foundation for its support and investment in this community.
Aabout SECU and the SECU Foundation
A member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, SECU has provided North Carolina State employees and their families with consumer financial services for 84 years. The Credit Union also offers a diverse range of financial advisory services, including retirement and education planning, tax preparation, insurance, estate and trust planning services, and investments through its partners and affiliated entities. SECU serves over 2.6 million members through 274 branches, 1,100 ATMs, 24/7 member services by phone, a website, www.ncsecu.org and a mobile app. Members can also follow and subscribe to SECU on Facebook and YouTube. The SECU Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charity funded by contributions from SECU members, promotes local community development in North Carolina primarily through high impact projects in the areas of housing, l education, health care and social services. Since 2004, the SECU Foundation has made a collective financial commitment of more than $ 216 million for initiatives benefiting North Carolina statewide. In addition to the website, the highlights are also available on the SECU Foundation Instagram page.
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