WCCU donates $5,000 to the Jonnycake Center of Westerly

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Westerly Community Credit Union recently donated $5,000 to the Jonnycake Center in Westerly. This donation will help support programs designed to help those neighbors struggling in the communities of Westerly and Chariho. 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.

“During these unprecedented times, helping those who need it the most has never been more important,” stated Stephen White, President/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union.  “We know that the Jonnycake Center of Westerly will use this donation to help many in the community, struggling to make ends meet.”

“The Jonnycake Center of Westerly is incredibly grateful to Westerly Community Credit Union for their wonderful donation of $5,000 to help families who are struggling during this pandemic.” said Lee Eastbourne, Jonnycake Center of Westerly Executive Director. “Many in the community continue to suffer from the economic and financial fallout of COVID-19, and thanks to the generous, ongoing support of WCCU, we can continue to serve the most vulnerable in our local area during this time of extraordinary need.”

If you would like to support the Jonnycake Center of Westerly through a personal or corporate donation, call (401) 377-8069. You can also donate directly online at www.jonnycake.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 convenient locations in Wakefield, Richmond, Westerly, and online at 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” (2019-20) community service awards; as well as PBN Best Places to Work (2018-19).

About Jonnycake Center of Westerly:

The Jonnycake Center of Westerly’s mission is to provide a continuum of services in cooperation with other agencies in their service area to assist people through crisis situations and work with each individual to find a path out of dependency toward self-sufficiency. Jonnycake Center of Westerly has many programs to assist the community:  Food Assistance programs, Social Services, Education, Scholarships, and Heating Assistance. For more information, visit jonnycake.org, become a fan on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and Instagram, or call (401) 377-8069.