• American Eagle’s “Cash Back to the Community” to Support Connecticut Children’s Foundation, The Love MOM Foundation and The ARC of Connecticut

    American Eagle’s “Cash Back to the Community” to Support Connecticut Children’s Foundation, The Love MOM Foundation and The ARC of Connecticut

    American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU) announced this year’s third quarter winners of Cash Back to the Community—three nonprofits from AEFCU’s service area—who will receive $26,430 in total donations for garnering the most support during the latest round of voting for the Credit Union’s popular philanthropic program.
    The 2022 third-quarter winners, who will each receive $8,810 from American Eagle, include:

    • The Love MOM Foundation, Inc., based in Seymour, CT
    • Connecticut Children’s Foundation, based in Hartford, CT
    • The ARC of Connecticut, Inc., based in Meriden, CT
    “American Eagle congratulates each of these organizations for this well-deserved recognition and we sincerely thank them for all they do in supporting our communities,” said Howard Brady, President & CEO of American Eagle Financial Credit Union.
    “American Eagle’s donation will help us provide free and immediate services to families after the sudden loss of a loved one—such as housecleaning, childcare, lawn services, household financial management, tutor services, meal planning, holiday planning and more,” said Lori Nespoli, Founder of The Love Mom XOXO Foundation, Inc. “Our goals for this year include building up our online peer-to-peer support forum and further developing our resource page, which will include educational workshops and webinars for parents and children.” You can learn more about The Love Mom XOXO Foundation, Inc. at lovemomxoxo.org.
    “We are grateful for American Eagle Financial Credit Union’s support of Connecticut Children’s—the only health system in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to the care of children,” said Alyssa Horrall, Director of Corporate Relations of the Connecticut Children’s Foundation. “Their partnership plays an important role in our ability to provide exceptional care to more than 100,000 patients each year.” You can learn more about the Connecticut Children’s Foundation at connecticutchildrensfoundation.org.
    “The Arc of Connecticut, Inc., is the oldest and largest advocacy organization in Connecticut dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (“IDD”) and promoting their inclusion in the full life of their community,” said Win Evarts, Executive Director of The Arc of Connecticut, Inc. “Our advocacy is aimed at supporting and improving Connecticut’s system of community-based supports by increasing the array of services provided, educating individuals with IDD and their parents/guardians to better navigate the system and engaging in policy advocacy in the areas of housing, employment, education, healthcare and civil rights.” You can learn more about The Arc of Connecticut, Inc. at thearcct.org.
    About Cash Back to the Community
    AEFCU donates one percent of its credit and debit card interchange income to three nonprofit and/or 501(c)(3) organizations each quarter through the Cash Back to the Community program. Funding for the program is generated each time its members use an American Eagle Financial Credit Union credit or debit card. At the end of each quarter, one percent of the total interchange income – the fee paid for credit and debit card transactions – is distributed to the three top qualified nonprofits as voted on by a combination of the Credit Union’s members and the public. More can be learned about Cash Back to the Community by visiting americaneagle.org/cashback.

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