​Metro Credit Union Donates $10,000 To The Neighborhood Developers

CHELSEA, Mass. (December 02, 2015)
Metro Credit Union, the Commonwealth’s largest state-chartered credit union donated $10,000 in Community Investment Tax Credits to The Neighborhood Developers of Chelsea – a Community Development Corporation -  in support of their mission to build vibrant and diverse neighborhoods with homes that are affordable to families with a mix of incomes.
The Community Investment Tax Credit or CITC is designed to enable local residents and stakeholders to work with and through community development corporations (CDCs) to partner with nonprofit, public, and private entities to improve economic opportunities for low and moderate income households across the Commonwealth.

Metro Credit Union was recognized by The Neighborhood Development Center as a Neighborhood Pillar Executive Circle Member both as an investor as well as for the support and commitment to promoting and implementing community action plans.  As a Neighborhood Pillar Executive Circle Member, Metro Credit Union has assisted in fostering economic opportunity, providing cross-sector problem solving in addition to engaging neighbors and building homes.

"We are proud to support The Neighborhood Development Center and their vision of a future in which every neighborhood affords opportunity for all people to thrive. One of our main goals is to provide support to the communities we serve by continuing to fund programs and services that improve the lives of people in our community," said Robert M. Cashman, President and CEO of Metro Credit Union.

About Metro Credit Union
Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts with over $1.4 billion in assets, and serves more than 180,000 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 Credit Union is a non-profit cooperative institution, owned by and operated for the people who use and benefit from its products and services. Metro uses superior customer service and technology to deliver a full range of financial products to consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts. Metro is well known for providing members with unlimited refunds of other banks’ ATM fees through its My Reward Checking account
Metro Credit Union has 15 branch offices conveniently located in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury, and is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,000 companies throughout the state.