As part of its ongoing efforts to support an orphanage in Kenya,the American Heritage Federal Credit Union collected more than 520pairs of flip flops donated by employees and board members of the$1.2 billion American Heritage FCU in Philadelphia.

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The foot protectors will be sent to the Busia CompassionateCentre in rural western Kenya. The orphanage is home to 89children, many of whom have lost their parents to HIV/AIDS, thecredit union said.

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A committee formed in February is continuing to raise funds tohelp build a new facility at the orphanage to provide clean water,electricity and sleeping space for the children.

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The $850 million Philadelphia FCU also is helping with theeffort, American Heritage said.

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The American Heritage FCU Busia Orphanage Committee picturedwith flip flops collected by the employees and Board of Directorsof American Heritage, along with Philadelphia FCU.

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