American Eagle Financial Credit Union employees collectively donated $11,441 during the third quarter of 2020, from weekly payroll deduction contributions, raising total employee giving to $34,000 thus far in 2020.
The Prosperity Foundation of New Haven received $6,132 from the Jeans Fridays fundraiser. TPF is a community foundation designed to strengthen Connecticut’s Black communities in critical areas such as health, education, and economic development. TPF is an outgrowth of the Urban Prosperity Fund, which was created in New Haven, CT, in 2010 to promote philanthropy, prosperity, and self-empowerment in the Black community. "Thanks so much to the employees at American Eagle. This donation will support individuals and families addressing racial and economic inequities in black communities throughout Connecticut," said Howard Hill, President & CEO of The Prosperity Foundation. "Our mission is to be an ongoing resource in lifting black communities out of poverty and into permanent prosperity."
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut received $2,665 to support its ongoing support programs for children and families in our community.
American Eagle Financial Credit Union Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving received $2,644 to support charitable grants in the Credit Union's service area.