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April 20, 2021 In the Community WCU News Maria McCaffrey

Workers Credit Union Supports Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell with $5,000 Donation and Employee Volunteerism

Workers Credit Union is pleased to announce their donation of $5,000 to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell as part of their annual sponsorships. On March 12th, six Workers Credit Union employees volunteered with Habitat to complete tile and finish work at Habitat’s newest build in North Billerica.

“Supporting the community through donations and employee volunteerism is part of our everyday culture at Workers Credit Union. We have supported other chapters of Habitat in the past so working with Habitat Greater Lowell was an easy decision. We’re proud to have employees so dedicated to working within the community and supporting others” said Doug Petersen, President & CEO of Workers Credit Union.

“Working for a company that strengthens the community through donations and volunteerism is a priority for me. Now as an Area Manager, I’m happy to encourage our team members to be involved and support their communities as well. It was a pleasure to see our new Lowell Branch staff connect with an amazing organization like Habitat for Humanity,” said Mohammad Rizwan, AVP, Area Manager of Merrimack Valley branches of Workers Credit Union.

Workers opened a new Lowell PlanIt at the Sunrise Shopping Center on Bridge Street on April 5, 2021. The new location will support the Workers Way™ financial coaching program which focuses on helping members improve their financial wellbeing. Using a combination of face-to-face coaching and the latest self-serve technology, Workers provides a personal, user-friendly banking experience that helps members pursue their goals with confidence.

Donations can be made to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell at www.LowellHabitat.org

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that seeks to eliminate substandard housing and provide deserving, low-income families, with decent affordable homes Since its founding in 1991, Habitat of Greater Lowell has built or rehabilitated 48 homes for families in need in our local community as well as 74 homes globally. Habitat of Greater Lowell has completed 59 critical home repairs for local veterans and seniors. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. Please visit us at www.lowellhabitat.org or follow us on facebook.com/lowellhabitat.