Written by:Credit Union ONE
May 12, 2022
Ferndale, Michigan – A team of Credit Union ONE employees and family members participated in the 32nd annual Walk for Warmth, benefiting the Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency ( OLHSA ), hosted at Canterbury Village in Orion Twp on Saturday April 30th
The Walk For Warmth is an annual fundraising event to promote awareness and provide support to those facing heat related emergencies in Oakland and Livingston counties through the emergency utility assistance program. Those helped in 2021 included Children, Seniors, and the Disabled. All different people from all areas of the Counties are supported by this walk. In total, over 650 people were helped in 2021 with heat and safety issues.
Credit Union ONE participated as a silver sponsor along with a team of walkers for the 15th year in a row. The event seems to grow each year as the participation level of walkers and sponsors continues to increase. This year over 275 people participated, while helping to raise over $45,000 dollars for the community and those in need. Entertainment is provided, and the stores also pass out coupons to those in attendance.
“How appropriate this fundraising walk is especially this past winter months with the snow and cold,” said John Kozich Credit Union ONE Vice President of Community Relations. “This is a great teambuilding exercise and a positive way to make an impact in an area of need."
Credit Union ONE, is headquartered in Ferndale, Michigan. Organized in 1938 by five people with $51.00, the credit union now has approximately $1.8 billion in assets and provides its 125,000 members with consumer banking services such as mortgages, credit cards, auto financing, and deposit products via digital platforms and 18 branches located in Southeast Michigan, Grand Rapids, and Traverse City. eighteen offices Through its affiliation with Hantz Financial Services, members have access to a comprehensive range of investment, insurance, estate/tax planning, and advisory services. Credit Union ONE also participates in the CO-OP Network providing members access to nearly 30,000 surcharge-fee ATMs and over 5,600 branches across the United States. For more information go to cuone.org or "like us" on Facebook and Twitter.