Credit union grants boost social-safety-net providers

Arlington Community Federal Credit Union has announced that four social-safety-net organizations will share $10,000, based on selection by credit-union staff.

“This has been an incredibly challenging year for our community, especially our nonprofits and the clients and patients they serve,” said credit-union CEO Karen Rosales. “We have been dedicated to supporting critical nonprofits in this pandemic, and look forward to continuing to serve our community during a better year in 2021.”

The four recipients of the contributions are:

• Culmore Clinic, which will receive $4,000 to support health-care services to low-income residents of the Bailey’s Crossroads area.

• Edu-Futuro: $2,000 to helpt youth and families attain education goals, improve long-term financial stability and strengthen inter-family cohesiveness.

• Arlington Department of Human Services’ Secret Santa Program: $2,000 to  provide gift cards for families in need.

• Bridges to Independence: $2,000 to support homelessness-prevention efforts.

For information on Arlington Community Federal Credit Union, see the Website at

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