‘Cookies for Santa’ provides food for area

Pictured (l-r) at the Roscommon NCACU branch, Shannon McGee, Kelly Blanchett, Caroline Denlinger, Roxanne Larson, Terri Woodhams, Dar Stead-Smith, Larry Robinson, Greg Katalenich, Bill Curnila. Courtesy photo

REGIONAL – North Central Area Credit Union sponsored their annual Food Pantry drive, “Cookies for Santa” and each branch was encouraged to hit a goal of $1000 or more to benefit local food pantries. Donations could be made by purchasing a paper cookie gingerbread man for $5 or a paper cookie for $1.

We are pleased to announce that all of our branches beat and exceeded their goal! The one thousand dollar goal is the equivalent of purchasing a food truck for the pantry and this drive helps make the holidays a lot brighter for our pantries and our community that is in need. All told, members of NCACU raised $5,549.09 for food pantries in Crawford, Roscommon and Arenac County.

The Roscommon Branch more than doubled their goal raising $2,219.09, thanks to the support of members who gave so graciously. The Roscommon Branch presented their check to the First Congregational Food Pantry.


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