X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

RALEIGH, N.C. – That $500,000 credit union fund-raising campaign in the Carolinas to raise funds for Actor Paul Newman’s “Victory Junction Gang Camp” is way ahead of schedule hitting the $344,000 mark, according to Steve Elam, executive director of the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation. The Foundation, representing the North and South Carolina Credit Union Leagues, has been waging a well-publicized charity campaign since early 2003 to help build medical cabins and a spiritual center on the “Victory Junction” camp slated to open this June in Randelman, N.C. The camp is for needy youngsters suffering crippling illnesses and is part of the actor’s “Hole In the Wall” charity foundation in Connecticut. “We’re thrilled to see so many fund-raising projects underway at credit unions across North and South Carolina,” said Elam. The latest included donated tickets to yesterday’s Super Bowl game worth $3,000 given by an anonymous contributor – a “credit union related corporation which asked not to be identified,” said Elam. The “Victory Junction” project, which also has active involvement of the Petty race car family, has been a popular charity for giving by CU members, noted the North Carolina League.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?

Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.