Julie Helverson from Del Haven attended Middle Township High School and was awarded a $1,000 New Jersey Credit Union Foundation Scholarship. She will be attending Atlantic Cape Community College in the fall majoring in nursing. Julie enjoys coming to the credit union for the friendly employees and the beneficial credit builder loan.
Danielle Schuster from Northfield was also awarded a $1,000 New Jersey Credit Union Foundation Scholarship. She will be attending Clemson University double majoring in Psychology and Anthropology. Danielle has been a credit union member since her first birthday and praised the staff for the valuable financial lessons they have taught her all while maintaining a comfortable hometown atmosphere inside the branch.
Michael Erdman from Linwood attended Mainland Regional High School and was awarded a $500 Benson/Hunt Scholarship. He will be attending Millersville University of Pennsylvania in the fall majoring in Meteorology. Michael enjoys coming to the credit union because he can count on the fast, friendly, reliable service in the drive-thru
Patrick Newman from Northfield attended Holy Spirit High School and was awarded a $500 Benson/Hunt Scholarship. He will be attending The College Of New Jersey and majoring in Biology. Patrick was excited to win the scholarship and said he enjoys banking with Jersey Shore due to the convenience of their mobile banking app!
Sydney Richards of Atlantic City was awarded a $500 Surf Club Scholarship for members aged 18-25 that are already enrolled in an institute of higher education. She is attending the University of Maryland, Baltimore perusing a Masters in Genetic Counseling. Sydney expressed how friendly and helpful she felt the staff was and praised the lengths the credit union goes to assist their members in any way possible.
Emilie Karovic of Galloway was also awarded a $500 Surf Club Scholarship. She is currently attending the University of Connecticut double majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology and Psychological Science. Emilie was thrilled to win the scholarship and expressed she loved banking with the credit union because accessing her accounts through the mobile app is so easy which is great for when she is attending school.
Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union President/CEO James Burns expressed, "At Jersey Shore we appreciate the tremendous value of education and understand tuition costs are on the rise. Having the opportunity to assist these young men and women on their already bright paths is something we are very proud of. We are happy to award Scholarships to these deserving students in our community and wish them continued academic success.”
Pictured: (Top) Danielle Schuster, Julie Helverson, Sydney Richards, (Bottom) Michael Erdman, Emilie Karovic, Patrick Newman
We joined together with other credit unions in southern New Jersey to collect donations of Kid-Friendly Food. The COVID-19 pandemic has left more children in our community facing hunger. To combat this problem a Kid-Friendly Food Drive was held throughout June and July.
Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union donated 650 pounds of Kid-Friendly Food to the Community Food Bank of NJ Southern Branch. President/CEO James Burns stated, "In our community we serve, Atlantic and Cape May County, we have some of the highest rates of child food insecurity as families lack the resources to purchase nutritious food. We’re grateful to our members, staff, and volunteers that generously donated to help fill this gap” .
Pictured Left to Right: Jersey Shore FCU Staff and Social Action Committee Members:
Garrett Garcia, Jeannie Straub and Amanda Shiko
Thank you to everyone who helped us collect baby clothing to help children and families in need at the Special Care Nursery located at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point. Staff and their families, along with our members, dropped off handmade blankets and hats, sleep sacks, socks, mittens, and wide variety of clothing. Unfortunately due to the ongoing pandemic we were unable to restart our clothing drive but we still collected two large boxes of baby items!
Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union’s Social Action Committee coordinated a Jean Friday Staff Campaign that took place during the last quarter of 2019. The objective of the campaign was to raise money for the Egg Harbor Township VFW. The staff raised $500 as a result of this fundraiser. All five branches were involved in this great fundraiser, and after it was all said and done, a $500 check was donated to this amazing local organization.
The VFW makes it their goal to promote comradery and provide support for veterans of overseas conflicts. In addition, they also assist the active military and their local communities. Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union could not be happier to support an organization in our community whose main core value is to always put their members first, just like their credit union.
Pictured Left to Right: VFW Commander Michael Duffy, Senior Vice Commander Willard Beall, Darrell Johnson Business Development Specialist, JSFCU and Jack Hickey, Chairman of the Board, JSFCU.
Thank you for everyone that participated in our holiday gift drives! You helped us spread a lot of holiday cheer this time of year. Our Angel Tree Gift Drive in Rio Benefited the Children at Family Promise in Cape May County.
Pictured with the donated gifts are Kathleen O'Neill and a helping volunteer from the Family Promise of Cape May.
Thank you for everyone that participated in our holiday gift drives! You helped us spread a lot of holiday cheer this time of year. The Angel Tree Gift Drive in our Northfield, FAA, and Galloway branches benefited the Atlantic City Rescue Mission!
Pictured with the donated gifts are Jersey Shore FCU staff and Partner Development Officer Bob Franklin from the ACRM
Thank you to everyone that participated in our Credit Unions For A Cure Team at the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Ocean City on October 14. Our Team raised over $1,500. Every step taken by our Team and every dollar donated will help ensure that no one facing breast cancer walks alone.
The JSFCU team at the incredible event sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
April 3, Holy Spirit High School students
were given the opportunity to put their financial literacy skills to the test
by participating in a Financial Reality Fair. It was a fun, interactive one-day event that allowed students to get a feel for
real-life budgeting and understand the importance of saving and spending wisely.
Pictured: Students spinning the Wheel Of Reality.