Julie Helverson from Del Haven attended Middle Township High School and was awarded a $1,000 New Jersey Credit Union Foundation Scholarship.
Danielle Schuster from Northfield was also awarded a $1,000 New Jersey Credit Union Foundation Scholarship.
Michael Erdman from Linwood attended Mainland Regional High School and was awarded a $500 Benson/Hunt Scholarship.
Patrick Newman from Northfield attended Holy Spirit High School and was awarded a $500 Benson/Hunt Scholarship.
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.
Emilie Karovic of Galloway was also awarded a $500 Surf Club Scholarship.
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!
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.