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Connex Credit Union Donates $2,000 to Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Posted on October 20th, 2017

​​From Left: Jill Nowacki, president, Credit Union League of Connecticut; Marissa Troiano, Development Coordinator, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Carl Casper, Executive Vice President and chief operating officer, Connex Credit Union.
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (Oct. 19, 2017) – As part of its ConnexCares philanthropic initiative, Connex Credit Union recently donated $2,000 to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford as part of Miracle Jeans Day. This national campaign sponsored by Credit Unions for Kids raises funds to help Children’s Miracle Network hospitals across the country adopt life-saving equipment and perform breakthrough research.

Any Connex employee who donated five or more dollars was permitted to wear jeans to work on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Anyone exceeding $25 also received a commemorative t-shirt. Additionally, Connex collected member donations and matched the total contributions up to $1,000 – donating a total of $2,000.

“Improving our surrounding communities is one of the core values Connex is built upon and it made me incredibly proud to witness the selfless efforts put forth by both our employees and members to support Connecticut Children’s Medical Center,” said Carl Casper, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Connex Credit Union. “Participating in Miracle Jeans Day has been an immensely rewarding experience and we look forward to contributing again next year.”  

To learn more about Connex or the ConnexCares program, please visit 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 50,000 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. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in New Haven, Hartford, Middlesex or Fairfield 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.
 
About Credit Unions for Kids:

Credit Unions for Kids is a non-profit 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 research and helping to develop new innovative technology. For more information, please visit cu4kids.org.


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