Metro Credit Union Donates $5,000 to Chelsea Collaborative

CHELSEA, Mass. (December 03, 2015) – 
Metro Credit Union, the Commonwealth’s 
largest state-chartered credit union donated $5,000 to the Chelsea Collaborative as part of a continued endeavor to support the Collaborative and their programs. The Chelsea Collaborative’s mission is to empower Chelsea residents and Chelsea organizations to bring about social, environmental, and economic justice in the community.
Robert M. Cashman, President and CEO of Metro Credit Union, was pleased to present this year's donation, stating, "Metro Credit Union is founded on the principal of people helping people, and we are proud of our long-term support of Chelsea and this deserving organization."
Metro Credit Union also sponsored The Chelsea Collaborative’s relocation, which was completed in 2010.  To date, Metro Credit Union has donated over $30,000 to the Chelsea Collaborative since its inception, which has enabled the Collaborative to serve an even greater number of Chelsea residents through the years.   

"We are delighted to make this donation to benefit the Chelsea Collaborative and to support the citizens of our community. 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," Cashman added.

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.