Member Vote Determines How $30,000 is Distributed!


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The flowers and trees aren't the only thing blooming this spring - so is the love our members demonstrated through their participation in a recent vote to determine how funds were distributed to non-profits. Members were given the opportunity to vote for one of three non-profit organizations in each region. For each region, the non-profit with the most votes received $2,500, the second highest $1,500, and the third $1,000 for a total of $20,000.

Plus, randomly selected members using a Video Teller Machine (VTM) last month were surprised with a chance to select one of those organizations to receive a bonus $100 for an additional $5,000 total. Additionally five employees were surprised with the opportunity to select one of the non-profits to receive an extra $1,000. 

At the end of the week, $30,000 was donated to 12 non-profit organizations throughout the Capital Region, Syracuse, Binghamton, and Buffalo. 



Capital Region
Veterans & Community Housing Coalition - $4,100
Food Pantries for the Capital District - $3,700
Unity House - $2,800

CHOW - $2,500
Southern Tier Veterans Support Group - $2,500
YWCA Binghamton - $2,100

FeedMore WNY - $2,700
WNY Heroes - $1,500
Response to Love Center - $2,300

ClearPath for Veterans - $2,800
Samaritan Center - $2,000
Catholic Charities - $1,000

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