Metro Credit Union Donates to Haven From Hunger

CHELSEA, Mass. (December 19, 2013) – Metro Credit Union, the Commonwealth’s largest state-chartered credit union, donated $1000 to Haven From Hunger, a local non-profit committed to feeding people in the Peabody, Lynnfield and Salem communities. 

“We are so glad to be able to donate to Haven From Hunger at such a critical time, just days before Christmas. We have worked with this organization in the past and truly appreciate what they do in our communities in the fight against hunger,” explains Charlene Bauer, SVP of Community and Business Development at Metro Credit Union. 

Alyse Barbash, Director at Haven From Hunger, says “We are so thankful that Metro Credit Union was able to provide us with this timely donation. Haven From Hunger is happy to have another neighbor in the community committed to providing food for the less fortunate.”

The money donated to Haven From Hunger will feed 40 families a full Christmas dinner.

About Metro Credit Union

Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts with over $1.2 billion in assets, and serves more than 170,000 members.  It is a growing, federally insured financial institution and a leading provider of a full range of financial services to anyone living or working in Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable or Worcester counties in Eastern Massachusetts, as well as Massachusetts state employees and retirees throughout the Commonwealth.

Founded in 1926, Metro CU is a non-profit cooperative institution, owned by and operated for the people who use and benefit from its products and services.  Metro CU uses superior customer service and technology to deliver a full range of financial products to consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts.  Metro CU is well known for providing members with unlimited refunds of other banks’ ATM fees through its My Reward Checking account.

Metro CU has 14 branch offices conveniently located in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury, and is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,800 companies throughout the state.