"Season of Giving" Kicks Off $50,000 in Surprises and Support for Local Non-Profits by Community Financial

Dec 01, 2011, 18:00 ET from Community Financial Credit Union


PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --  In the spirit of the holiday season, Community Financial Credit Union announced today its plans to support local non-profit organizations by surprising them with donations throughout the month of December.

During its "Season of Giving" Community Financial will donate over $50,000 to groups in the areas the credit union serves, including Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Novi, Gaylord, Hillman, Lewiston.

"There are many organizations that do so much good throughout the year," said Bill Lawton, Community Financial president and CEO.  "What better time than the holidays to thank them and surprise them with a gift on behalf of our members."

During the holiday season, one recipient will be announced each business day from Monday, December 5 through Friday, December 23.  The announcements will be made through Community Financial's social media outlets on Facebook and Twitter. 

Throughout the year, Community Financial is actively involved in supporting the community. Lawton remarked that this is especially important during difficult economic times.

"As a community credit union, helping our members and supporting the communities we serve is at the heart of our mission," said Lawton.  "The Season of Giving is a tremendous opportunity for us to give back and say thanks."

To follow the "Season of Giving" and find out which organizations receive gifts, please join Community Financial on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/CommunityFinancial or Twitter at www.twitter.com/CFCreditUnion.


About Community Financial Credit Union
Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, membership in Community Financial Credit Union is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers, or attends school in the Michigan cities, townships or counties of Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Novi, Alpena, Otsego and Montmorency.  With more than 47,000 members, Community Financial provides financial services to members at eight branch locations and through a variety of automated and online services.  For more information, visit www.cfcu.org or call (877) 937-2328.


SOURCE Community Financial Credit Union