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New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Foundation Receives Check from Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation


On May 7, the Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation presented a check to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial/Vietnam Era Museum and Educational Center, in Holmdel, NJ, for $4,100. This grant will establish the Affinity Federal Credit Union Scholarship, awarded to a high school senior from New Jersey who has visited the Center and written an essay on his/her experience, as well as provide the opportunity for students from low-income school districts to take a class trip to the Memorial and Museum.

Those visiting students also would hear first-hand accounts and perspective about the Vietnam War and era.

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial/Vietnam Era Museum and Educational Center was one of seven recipients of Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation’s grants for the first quarter of 2014.

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“This much-needed aid would not have been possible without the generous support of our members, employees and businesses, who have chosen to be a part of something better,” said Dr. Lauretta Farrell, executive director of the Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation.

For additional information about the Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation and Affinity Federal Credit Union or to interview an executive from the company, please contact Melisa LaTour or Theresa Catena at MTL Communications at or (908) 603-5403.

The Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Affinity Federal Credit Union and its members. Together, we leverage our contributions to make impactful investments in local, grassroots charitable organizations, with a special focus on improving the financial lives of our members, friends and neighbors in the communities we serve. Along with our volunteer efforts, together we are working to “Create Something Better.”

Affinity Federal Credit Union, which describes itself as the largest credit union headquartered in N.J. is a member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution with 15 branches throughout New Jersey with more than 134,000 members from more than 5,100 businesses, organizations and clubs, and total assets in excess of $2.2 billion. Affinity Federal Credit Union has been offering financial services with a member-oriented focus since 1935, the company says. The credit union is federally insured by NCUA, according to information from Affinity Federal Credit Union. For more information, please visit


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