BANGOR — Infinity Federal Credit Union, Maine’s first credit union, donated its Downtown Bangor branch parking lot for local non-profit organizations to use for car parking fundraisers during this summer’s Waterfront Concert series. This year’s program netted these good causes more than $7,000.
“Employees of Infinity FCU are empowered to make a difference in their communities. Parking For a Purpose is one of many programs they undertake to make that difference,” said Elizabeth Hayes, president and CEO Elizabeth Hayes.
Hayes announced these results from fundraising events:
Old Town Cheerleaders $1,208
Bangor Humane Society $ 850
Red Cross $ 311
Dexter Recreation Dept. $ 950
Girl Scouts—Troop 2001 $ 700
Fire Forward $1,012
Phillips Strickland House $ 345
Silent Sidekicks $ 430
Maine Discovery Museum $ 240
Dempsey Challenge $ 380
The total for all participating agencies was $7,446.
“This was a terrific opportunity for Infinity FCU employees to give something back to the communities we serve,” said Hayes. “We plan to grow ‘Parking For a Purpose’ to include more organizations in 2018.
About Infinity Federal Credit Union
As Maine’s first credit union, Infinity Federal Credit Union has been serving its members since 1921, initially as the Telephone Workers Credit Union of Maine, then as Telco of New England FCU. Infinity FCU is now community-based, available to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Cumberland and York counties and the city of Bangor, Maine. Infinity FCU is a non-profit cooperative organization owned by its members and guided by the vision, “We do banking differently to keep you a step ahead in life.”