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Credit unions helping hungry

Island Harvest food drive items

Island Harvest food drive items Photo Credit: James Carbone

Two hunger relief charities will benefit from a cooperative effort by a dozen credit unions this winter.

The two beneficiaries are Island Harvest and Long Island Cares, Inc.- The Harry Chapin Food Bank.

The effort started this month. Credit union locations are listed at www.licreditunions.org -- and each has receptacles for cash and food. Cash donations are tax deductible. In the past two years this group of credit unions collected nearly five tons of food and $150,000.

The following credit unions will take part:
-- Bethpage Federal Credit Union
-- Island Federal Credit Union
-- Heart Center Federal Credit Union
-- Long Island Realtors Federal Credit Union
-- Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union
-- Nassau Financial Federal Credit Union
-- North Shore LIJ Health System Federal Credit Union
-- People's Alliance Federal Credit Union
-- Sperry Federal Credit Union
-- Teachers Federal Credit Union
-- Town of Hempstead Employees Federal Credit Union
-- Winthrop University Hospital Employees Federal Credit Union

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