American Eagle donates $3,200 to the Maui Food Bank
American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU) donated $3,200 to support the Credit Unions of Maui* Coalition’s annual food drive campaign to support the Maui community after the devastating wildfires. Half of the donation—to the Maui Food Bank—was donated personally by members of American Eagle’s Board of Directors and the second half was a match from AEFCU’s community relations budget.
"American Eagle is passionate about enriching the lives of our communities and creating a world where financial freedom is a reality,” said AEFCU President & CEO Howard Brady. “Maui has suffered a devastating natural disaster, and the Maui Food Bank’s mission to ensure no one in their community is hungry is aligned with our own efforts to strengthen our communities.
“The Maui Food Bank does more than just nourish their community. They provide disaster relief tools, supplies and education to their community, as well as, many youth and senior programs to ensure people have year-round access to food. We are happy to help support the Maui community in their time of need,” Brady added.
The Maui Food Bank provides the Maui community with access to safe, nutritious food through programs including:
- Aloha Backpack Buddies
- Food Distribution
- Fresh 4 All
- Youth Programs
- Senior Programs
- Education & Training
- Disaster Relief.
*Credit Unions of Maui Coalition includes Kahului Federal Credit Union, Maui Country Federal Credit Union, Maui Federal Credit Union, Maui Teachers Federal Credit Union, Valley Isle Community Federal Credit Union, and Wailuku Credit Union.
About American Eagle FCU: Established in 1935, American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU) is a full-service credit union offering checking and savings accounts, credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, business accounts and more. American Eagle offers banking online, through its mobile app, or at one of its 14 branches located in Connecticut. AEFCU has more than 180,000 members, over $2.5 billion in assets, and offers banking services to anyone who lives, works, attends school, or worships in Hartford, Middlesex, Tolland, and New Haven County in Connecticut, and Hampden County in Massachusetts. For more information about American Eagle Financial Credit Union, visit www.americaneagle.org.
About Maui Food Bank: The Maui Food Bank is Maui County’s primary safety net for hunger relief. The Food Bank provides safe and nutritious food to anyone in Maui County who is at risk of going hungry. Of those served, 40% are children and youth. Working with more than 100 distribution partners and programs, the Food Bank distributes safe and nutritious food to individuals, families, kids, the working poor, seniors on fixed incomes, the homeless and anyone who is at risk of going hungry. This includes people in need living in the rural communities of Hana, Molokai and Lanai, visit https://mauifoodbank.org/.