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Lisbon Credit Union Raises 17,000 for Ending Hunger in Maine Campaign 2019.

 

At the Ending Hunger Luncheon on Tuesday, February 4th, The Lisbon CU learned that it had placed 15th for over all funds raised and 12th in per Member contributions out of 57 other credit unions in the state of Maine!

Fundraisers this year included the annual summer basket raffle and autumn bake sale, a spring cash calendar, as well as a holiday 50/50 raffle. Funds were also raised through ongoing yearly sales of candy bars, vending machine items, goat milk products from Brayer Ridge Farms in Newport, Maine. All the employees pitched in with “pay to wear jeans” day which happens every Saturday and the first Friday of every month.

The Ending Hunger in Maine Campaign is a collaborative effort between all of Maine’s credit unions. Participating credit unions raise funds for the campaign at various times throughout the year. The total raised this year by all Maine credit unions was an impressive $832,332.62.

All money raised is distributed to hunger organizations and food pantries throughout Maine. 100% of all of the money raised by credit unions stays in Maine and goes directly to the cause of ending hunger. This year, all the funds raised by the Lisbon Credit Union and its Members will benefit the LACO food pantry of Lisbon and The Trinity Jubilee Center of Lewiston.

PHOTO: Holding the presentation check at The Ending Hunger in Maine Luncheon is Averie Levesque, Lisbon CU Teller II, SSG Travis Mills (luncheon keynote speaker), and Vickie Lajoie, Lisbon CU Marketing Officer