Metro Credit Union Sponsors the Haven Project and Celebrate Literacy Day

Chelsea, MA (September 18, 2015) – Metro Credit Union sponsored The Haven Project and Celebrate Literacy Day on Thursday, September 17, 2015. As a commitment to the credit union mantra “People Helping People” Metro has been a community partner with The Haven Project for just over two years. Lynn Branch Manager, Diana Moreno and AVP, Community Relations, Saritin Rizzuto are co-chairpersons of the Celebrate Literacy Day Committee in Lynn and when it came time to select an organization to highlight during Literacy Day, The Haven Project was selected.
 
“Over $12,000 was raised last night for The Haven Project to establish a GED program to help kids that have dropped out of high school finish and move on to achieve another life goal,” remarked Diana Moreno, Lynn Branch Manager and Co-Chairperson of the Celebrate Literacy Day Committee.
 
The Haven Project equips and empowers unaccompanied and at-risk young adults ages 17-24 in the city of Lynn and surrounding areas with the skills and support they need to achieve their life’s purpose.
 
About Metro Credit Union
Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts with over $1.3 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 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 1,800 companies throughout the state.