Stories from the Southeast region
Owen Edwards, a loan officer in Columbia, South Carolina, in the Southeast Region joined close friend and business partner, Zeke Riddle, to form a powerful fundraising team for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS).
This year at our Guild Correspondent's Annual Credit Union Conference, our team partnered up with Home Start to put together care packages. Each package included hygiene items along with a personal note, which then was [...]
Guild’s Birmingham branch partnered with Magic Moments to see that Judith, who goes by JuJu, experienced the perfect, magical fairytale.
Frith and her team provided monetary donations that allowed the RU 4 People organization to purchase, build, and distribute 128 water filter systems for families in Nepal. Not only does their donation provide for clean water for these families, RU 4 People sent out their own team members to educate these families on hygiene.
Darrel Long with our Columbia Lexington branch contributed $325 to the fundraiser as a sponsor. Collectively, the event raised over $5,000 and had more than 75 people in attendance. Long has also volunteered a minimum of 30 hours per month to the Batesburg Leesville Fire Department as a firefighter/assistant training officer.
The Southeast Region’s Jimmy Parsons and the Montgomery Branch regularly sponsor events supporting charitable causes. Recently, one of Parson’s favorite opportunities to give back was when they participated in the Pike Road Crawfish Festival in [...]