TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- USF Federal Credit Union (USF FCU) is donating $10,000 to the Southeast Credit Union Foundation to assist credit unions in and around Panama City that were heavily damaged by Hurricane Michael.
The donation is meant to help credit unions make repairs, restore power and resume operations in order to serve the many members affected by the Category 4 storm.
"Being based in Florida, we are well aware of the devastating impacts a hurricane can inflict on credit unions and their members," USF FCU president and CEO Richard J. Skaggs said. "We want to help our fellow credit unions get up and running so they can do the important work of serving their valued members and helping the entire region recover from the storm."
According to news reports, several credit unions in the Florida Panhandle suffered from moderate to severe damage from Hurricane Michael. Among the other donations pouring in to help the credit unions recover are generators, tarps, mobile branches and fuel.
About USF Federal Credit Union
USF Federal Credit Union offers a full range of financial services to the faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and families of the University of South Florida. USF FCU divisions include Darden Credit Union serving employees of Darden Restaurants, Inc., and Red Lobster Credit Union for employees of Red Lobster restaurants. USF FCU serves more than 59,000 members with membership available through more than 35 Select Employee Groups. Please visit: www.usffcu.com for more information.
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SOURCE USF Federal Credit Union