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Connex Credit Union Donates $2,000 to CT Children's Medical Center
Posted on October 27th, 2015

From left: Marissa Troiano, development coordinator, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Jill Nowacki, president and chief executive officer,
Credit Union League of Connecticut; Carl Casper, vice president of customer advocacy, Connex Credit Union.

 
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (OCT. 26, 2015) –  As part of its philanthropic program, ConnexCares, Connex Credit Union teamed up with Credit Unions for Kids for Miracle Jeans Day.  This initiative raised funds for local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. Connex employees who donated five or more dollars were permitted to wear jeans to work Wednesday, Sept. 9. Donations were also collected from its members at their branches.
 
Connex agreed to match every dollar donated up to $1,000. As a result of great efforts by members and employees, Connex gladly presented a check for $2,000 to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center on Friday, October 9.
 
“Everyone at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is extremely grateful to our partner Connex Credit Union,” said Marissa Troiano, development coordinator, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. “They went above and beyond to raise funds for our hospital. The dollars raised allows our doctors, nurses and other caregivers to provide state-of-the-art care to our families and pursue groundbreaking research to improve the lives of all children.”
 
Credit Unions for Kids is a nonprofit collaboration of credit unions, chapters and business partners from across the nation. These groups engage in fundraising activities that benefit 170 hospitals in the Children’s Miracle Network by
funding cutting edge life-saving research and helping to develop new innovative technology. Each year these hospitals treat nearly 10 million patients. A donation as small as $5 could buy a blanket for a baby or a blood pressure cuff designed for a child’s arms.
 
For more information about ConnexCares please visit your local branch or contact Roquita Johnson at 203-603-5787 or rjohnson@connexcu.org.
 
About ConnexCares:
ConnexCares is Connex Credit Union’s charitable and philanthropic program. The mission through ConnexCares is to promote financial literacy, well-being and understanding to our members and the greater communities Connex serves.
 
About Connex Credit Union:
As the Unbank, Connex Credit Union is one of Connecticut’s largest credit unions serving more than 49,000 members at 7 branches throughout greater New Haven. Headquartered in North Haven, Connecticut, Connex is a full-service member-owned credit union that offers members a full-range of financial services and products, including savings and loans, Unbank Checking, Smart Score credit score range, free online and mobile banking and more. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in New Haven, Hartford or Middlesex Counties. Connex Credit Union helps guide and improve members’ financial lives through the Connex Advocacy Promises: We will always work in your best interest; we will work with you to understand your goals, identify your financial needs and provide solutions to improve your life; and we will be responsive to you and make your experience simpler, faster and friendlier. It’s time to Unbank! For more information, please call 1-800-CR-UNION or visit connexcu.org.
 


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