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Westerly Community Credit Union donates $5,000 to the WARM Center in Westerly

Westerly Community Credit Union recently donated $5,000 to the WARM Center in Westerly to help people experiencing financial hardship in Southern RI and Southeastern CT communities. This donation is continuation of #WCCUCares initiatives to help local community organizations that directly help those in the community struggling by the effects of COVID-19.

“Part of our #WCCUCares initiative means caring about our communities,” stated Stephen White, President/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union.  “We know that donating to the WARM Center is a good start in helping those who need it most during difficult times.”

“Once again the Westerly Community Credit Union steps up to the plate to help those in need. WARM is honored to receive this donation from WCCU. This donation will go to help many of our friends and neighbors who are struggling during this difficult time”, stated Russ Partridge, Executive Director of WARM Center.

If you would like to support the WARM Center and your community through a personal or corporate donation, call (401) 596-WARM (9276). You can also donate directly online at www.warmcenter.org.

About Westerly Community Credit Union:
The WCCU mantra, #WCCUCares, emphasizes their focus on caring about their members, their members’ financial success, and their community.  Established in 1948, Westerly Community Credit Union is a local, full–service financial institution that currently serves over 19,800 members with lending and deposit products through their convenient locations in Wakefield, Richmond, Westerly, as well as online via www.westerlyccu.com. Recent WCCU awards: Westerly Sun’s Readers’ Choice Best Bank Award (2017-18-19 and top 3 in 2020); Southern RI Chamber Choice- Best Employer (2018) and “Spreadin’ the Love” (2019 & 2020) community service awards; as well as PBN Best Places to Work (2018-19).

About Westerly Area Rest Meals (WARM):
Established in 1987, the Westerly Area Rest Meals (WARM) Inc. is a comprehensive social services agency providing professional and compassionate wraparound programs for those in need in Southern RI and Southeastern CT. Those programs include: Emergency Shelter, Anita’s Kitchen, Harvest Home, Supportive Homes, Community Outreach, Attire for Hire, Summer Lunches, and Street Outreach.  Eight local churches and over 300 volunteers support the WARM Center, along with local businesses, civic groups, Westerly Hospital, and Westerly Fire Department.

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