Freedom First FCU / VA Tech Memorial Fund

People helping people has been an ideal shared by credit unions across the country for as long as they have been in existence. In the aftermath of the tragedy at Virginia Tech here is a way that we can all help out the people most directly affected by it.

NEWS RELEASE
CONTACT: Jamie Asciolla
Vice President of Marketing
Freedom First Federal Credit Union
(540) 378-8968

Freedom First Federal Credit Union Has Established the FFFCU/Virginia Tech Memorial Fund

Salem, VirginiaFreedom First Federal Credit Union has established the FFFCU/Virginia Tech Memorial Fund to support the recovery and renewal process following the tragic events at Virginia Tech. All proceeds will be directed towards the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund.

Freedom First Federal Credit Union has been serving the students, alumni, faculty, and staff of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) since 1986 and remains the only full-service financial institution on campus, with two branch locations at Squires Student Center.

Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund

To remember and honor the victims of those tragic events, the university has established the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund to aid in the healing process and generate financial support.

The fund will be used to cover expenses including but not limited to:

Grief counseling
Memorials
Communication expenses
Comfort expenses
Incidental needs

To contribute to the FFFCU/Virginia Tech Memorial Fund, please make checks/share drafts payable to “FFFCU/Virginia Tech Memorial Fund” and mail your contribution to:

Freedom First Federal Credit Union
Attn: FFFCU/Virginia Tech Memorial Fund
PO Box 1999
Salem, VA 24153

Contributions to the FFFCU/Virginia Tech Memorial Fund will be accumulated and paid to the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund as one contribution. Acknowledgement of contributors will be provided at the time of fund presentation.

Chartered in 1956, Freedom First Federal Credit Union serves several counties in southwest Virginia. The $200 million asset Credit Union is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.

Additionally, the university has a site where people may send their condolences, thoughts, and prayers here.

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