Wood River-based Midwest Members Credit Union was awarded a $20,000 grant to help support the community amid the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.
The grant was received in partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank and was allotted to assist local businesses, Non-Profit Organizations, and local schools with virus-related efforts.
The funds will help to support the extra expenses caused by the pandemic such as supplies, salaries, and remote learning preparations and equipment.
“Education is a mission that is true to Midwest Member Credit Union. We are excited for the opportunity to support our local schools in their efforts to provide a remote experience for their students with the same quality of education they are used to, “ said Matthew Parrott, marketing director at Midwest Members Credit Union.
The recipients are as follows; Senior Services Plus (Meals on Wheels), Crisis Food Center, Twigs for Kids, Maryville Food Pantry, YWCA, Power of the Giraffe, Roxana School District, Bethalto School District, East Alton-Wood River School District, Central Elementary School, and Illinois Credit Union League Foundation.