Next month, Oregon's Advantis Credit Union will celebrate its second big event marking participation in the national Homes for Our Troops campaign building homes for severely injured soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
On Saturday, Oregon's Advantis Credit Union will make good on a nearly three-year-old pledge to do its part in the Homes for Our Troops cause.
Oregon's Advantis Credit Union, leading the drive in that state to build two homes for severely injured soldiers from the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, said it is now ready to break ground for its second home and have it ready for occupancy by year-end.
Credit unions in Missouri and Oregon are stepping up their support this summer for Homes for Our Troops, the Massachusetts charity building specially adapted homes for severely injured war veterans.
The Homes for Our Troops charity picks up steam next month and again in August with completion of a finished home in Missouri and construction start-up in Oregon.
Oregon's Advantis Credit Union said this week it is now ready to break ground for its second home for a severely injured veteran next weekend and have it ready for occupancy by yearend.