August 5, 2021
CU Social Good
Member One Federal Credit Union employees presented a check for $1,086.00 to Vittles for Vets
This effort was the result of a partnership between FIRST NRV CREDIT UNION and Janiele Hamden, the COVID-19 SUPPORT GROUP founder, who provides a weekly RADFORD CARE CARD and gift to an organization recognized for their tremendous service and good will in Radford.
Pictured from left to right:
Luke Bland (Marketing & Member Specialist)
Owen McKinnie (CEO)
Bill McCann (Founder of Vittles for Vets)
Janiele Hamden (Dedicated Radford Community Member)
Sue Kirk (Consumer Lending Officer)
Bill McCann with Vittles for Vets Radford came by to pick up a SUPPORT-LOCAL/SHOP LOCAL check for $280.00 from John Giesen of 11 West. Like Vittles for Vets, over 55 businesses and charities have benefited from the amazing outpouring of community support through the purchase of tee shirts! To see all who have benefited, click the link-https://shoplocal.elevenwest.com/ Thank you to everyone who has helped make a difference.
Belmont II Ruritan Club President, Dean Gray
presenting a check for $300.00 to Bill McCann. founder, and Betty Whiteman, event coordinator to support the Vittles for Vets program.
BAE Systems donated $1,000.00 in $25.00 gift cards for either a turkey or a ham at any food store. (Christmas 2019) for our veterans in need.
TREBEL FITNESS in Blacksburg, VA sponsored a fundraiser for the Vittles for Vets in memory of Navy Seal Michael Murphy killed in an ambush in 2005 in Afghanistan. Vittles received a donation of $480.00 for their efforts. Thank you and God Bless.
Grandchildren set up a booth for collections promoting "The Learning Place" in Rhode Island which was at an event held at their library. Left to right:
Autumn McCann, Billy McCann and Hannah McCann. They managed to take in $100.00 for Vittles for Vets.