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Community Involvement

We are committed to supporting and serving the local community. Our Social Action Committee organizes events to help others in our community. You, your family and friends are invited to participate in our community events held throughout the year. Watch for event announcements on our website.

Check out what we've been up to including charitable fundraising efforts, scholarship awards and more!

  • Angel Tree Gift Drive for Atlantic City Rescue Mission 2023

    We would like to thank everyone that supported our Angel Tree Gift Drive for the Atlantic City Rescue Mission.  You’ve brought joy to families in Atlantic City and the surrounding communities. Children will now have gifts to open on Christmas morning because of your generosity.

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    Pictured: Jersey Shore staff members Frank, Nancy, and Kendra.
  • Angel Tree Gift Drive For Family Promise 2023

    We would like to thank everyone that supported our Angel Tree Gift Drive.  You’ve brought joy to families sheltered through Family Promise of Cape May County. Children will now have gifts to open on Christmas morning because of your generosity.

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    Jersey Shore Staff Maureen and JD pose with Family Promise Family Advocate Kathleen O'Niel around tree and gifts
    Pictured: Jersey Shore staff Maureen and JD pictured with Family Promise Family Advocate Kathleen O'Neill
  • Candy Bar Donation To Hammonton Family Success Center

    Each quarter Jersey Shore raises money for local organizations by selling Candy Bars in all of our branches. During our 3rd Quarter Candy Bar campaign we were able to raise $600 for the Hammonton Family Success Center.

    The Hammonton Family Success Center is a community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering place where any community resident can go for family support, information, and services.

     

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    Pictured: Jersey Shore Employee Justin Chubb presenting the check to HFSC Representative
  • Tools For Schools 2023

    Staff and members of Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union donated backpacks and school supplies to the Lower Township School District for the 2023-2024 school year as part of our Tools For Schools Drive. We were able to collect an incredible amount of necessary school items. Thank you to everyone who participated.

    Secretary to the Office of Curriculum and Instruction of Lower Township School District Kristin Sterling express how grateful they were to receive the school supplies and how much they appreciate this initiative providing help to children in the community.

    Credit Union CEO, Jim Burns expressed, “During today’s economic times in the communities the credit union serves, contributions such as school supplies can make such an impact in the lives of students and their families. We are so happy to be able to provide children the tools they need to be successful and we thank our members and staff for their generosity!

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    A picture of Jersey Shore Regional Branch Manager standing with two representatives of the Lower Township School district in front of school supplies.
    Pictured Left to Right: Kristin Sterling, Secretary to the Office of Curriculum and Instruction, Sarah Bowman - Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction and Vanessa Lewis, JSFCU Regional Branch Manager
  • Highlights From Our 60th Annual Meeting

    Over 75 members attended and enjoyed a complimentary lunch. All attendees were greeted by our President/CEO Jim Burns and Board Chairman Jack Hickey. Our two board incumbents, Michael DuPont and Robert Ternay ran unopposed and were re-elected for three year terms. Throughout the event there were raffles taking place and members had a chance at the $600 cash prize or one of five $60 cash prizes.

    During the meeting, time taken to acknowledge some tremendous staff accomplishments and anniversaries:

    Areed Bennett – 5 years of service
    Angela Post – 5 years of service
    Alberta Harper – 5 years of service
    Nicholas Black – 5 years of service
    Lisa Hollish – 5 years of service
    Darrell Johnson – 5 years of Service
    Shirley Haines – 15 years of service
    Michelle Carlisle – Employee Of The Year

    Thank you to all the members that attended our 60th Annual Meeting. We hope everyone enjoyed the day and had a terrific time!
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    Members and Staff Who Attended The Annual Meeting In Our Northfield Branch
  • Kid-Friendly Food Drive 2023

    Several factors have lead to high unemployment in our area which has resulted in more children facing hunger. Our credit union held a Kid-Friendly Food Drive during the months of May and June. Thank you to everyone that donated to our Kid-Friendly Food Drive. We collected over 200 pounds of food children will enjoy eating this summer, like macaroni and cheese, peanut butter and jelly, and so much more.
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    Pictured: Jersey Shore Team Members and Jersey Shore President/CEO Jim Burns
  • NICU Clothing Drive 2023

    Members and staff successfully collected baby clothing and supplies to help children and families in need at the Special Care Nursery located at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point. Members, staff and their families dropped off handmade blankets and hats, sleep sacks, socks, mittens, a wide variety of clothing, and supplies. Jersey Shore FCU CEO Jim Burns stated, “Our members and staff once again helped us show the credit union Philosophy of People Helping People with their generous donations to the Special Care Nursery. I sincerely thank the Credit Union staff and members for their willingness to give.? The Shore Medical staff was overwhelmed by the donations and wanted to extend their thanks to the credit union members and staff.
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    Pictured with the donations: Jersey Shore Social Action Member Garrett, Savannah Mueller (Hospital Unit Clerk), Danielle Flukey (Special Care Nursery Nurse), Nicole DeCicco (Nurse Manager) and Sarah Harrison (Clinical Nurse Supervisor)
  • Gift Drive for Family Promise

    We would like to thank everyone that supported our Angel Tree Gift Drive.  You’ve brought joy to families sheltered through Family Promise of Cape May County.  Children will now have gifts to open on Christmas morning because of your generosity.
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    Pictured with the donated gifts are Kathleen O'Neill, B.S.W. Family Advocate of Family Promise and our JSFCU staff Lisa Hollish and Maureen Smith.
  • Gift Card Drive For Atlantic City Rescue Mission

    We would like to thank everyone that supported our Angel Tree Gift Card Drive.  You’ve helped spread holiday cheer to families assisted by the Atlantic City Rescue Mission. We raised $565 worth of various gift cards to help make this a very happy holiday season. 

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    Pictured left to right: (Jersey Shore Board President Jack Hickey, Staff Member Darrell, Partnership Development Officer for ACRM, Bob Franklin, and Staff Members Nancy, Christian, and Daniela)
  • Kid-Friendly Food Drive A Success

    Thank you to everyone who donated to our Kid-Friendly Food Drive!

    With the cost of food skyrocketing, Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union, along with other area credit unions, joined forces to hold a Kid-Friendly Food Drive during the months of May and June.  While children are in school, they usually get breakfast and lunch.  However, some children no longer have access to nutritious food when the school year ends. To combat this problem, Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union collected 385 pounds of food that children would enjoy eating, like macaroni and cheese, peanut butter and jelly, applesauce, and so much more.    

    The Community Food Bank of NJ Southern Branch was very impressed with the amount of food collected and all the items now available to families needing food! They have been supplying food, help, and hope to our community for over 45 years.

    Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union CEO James Burns stated, “In this economy, many children go hungry because their family lacks the resources to purchase nutritious food. We cannot thank our members, staff, community, and volunteers enough for all their hard work and donations to ensure we are doing all we can to combat this ongoing situation.”

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    Pictured Left to Right: Social Action Committee Members Garrett Garcia and Nancy Condran.
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