Evergreen Donates to $100k Ending Hunger Challenge
(Portland, ME) – Evergreen Credit Union joins credit unions across Maine in donating $5,000 to the 4th Annual $100,000 Ending Hunger Challenge by the Maine Credit Union League.
This challenge takes place during the month of June with a goal to raise $100,000 for Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger.
Proceeds from the monthlong fundraiser support Good Shepherd Food Bank, local community food pantries, and meal sites.
“Evergreen Credit Union has always supported the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger” shared Jason Lindstrom, President/CEO of Evergreen Credit Union. “Our team regularly donates to the campaign with their own personal funds, so it is great to stand with our team in contributing $5,000 to help reach the $100,000 Ending Hunger Challenge goal.”
As part of the Challenge, financial institutions, businesses, and individuals are encouraged to make a secure online donation to Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger to benefit local food pantries and meal sites.
If you are an Evergreen Credit Union member or business member and make a donation online, please be sure to select “Evergreen Credit Union” from the dropdown menu when doing so. Evergreen Credit Union appreciates any and all donations made to this important goal.
All donations to Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger $100,000 Challenge are tax deductible. Both business and individual contributors will be listed on the Campaign’s website (with permission). You do not need to be a member of a Maine credit union to donate.
“The unwavering support and commitment of Maine’s credit unions in addressing food insecurity and promoting financial well-being for all Mainers is truly inspiring,” stated Ethan Minton, Philanthropy Advisor for Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine. “The $100,000 Ending Hunger Challenge is a testament to Maine’s Credit Unions’ dedication and the impact they strive to make in our communities. By working together, they are not only raising vital funds but creating meaningful opportunities that pave the way towards a hunger-free future in Maine.”
Since 1990, the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger has raised over $12.3 million, including over $1,000,000 in food and cash contributions in 2022.
To donate to the Campaign for Ending Hunger, visit https://campaignforendinghunger.org/donate/.