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Metro Walks to Fight Juvenile Diabetes  

Chelsea, MA – November 15, 2011- A loyal supporter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Metro Credit Union recently participated in the annual JDRF Fundraiser held in Boston.

Metro employees, friends, and families joined the “Alyssa’s All-Stars” team for a 3 mile walk around the Esplanade in Boston. Thanks to their fundraising efforts, this year the team of “Alyssa’s All-Stars” was able to raise over $20,000. Metro has participated in the walk for several years, and to date has helped “Alyssa’s All-Stars” raise over $260,000 in the fight against juvenile diabetes.

“The ongoing fundraising efforts and generous commitment of our employees provide for continued research, with the hope that one day there will be a cure,” said Robert M. Cashman, President and CEO of Metro.


About Metro Credit Union

Metro Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in Massachusetts with over $800 million in assets, and serves over 120,000 members.  Established in 1926 and based in Chelsea, Metro offers superior service and a full range of financial products, including investment and insurance offerings, for consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts.  Metro has nine branch offices conveniently located in Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Peabody, Swampscott, Tewksbury, and a tenth branch soon to open in Boston. Metro is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,800 companies throughout the state.