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Relay for Life 2010 Carbondale

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On Saturday, we joined other supporters for Relay for Life in Carbondale. While the weather forced the event indoors, it was still an awesome opportunity to come together as a community to raise money for Cancer research. The credit union team raised over $3,000 and fundraising is still ongoing. Our hope is to top last year’s donation of $4,000.

From Kiss the Pig, to being the Credit Union Night Sponsor, our employees contributed lots of  hours raising money.

If you’d like to make a donation to Relay for Life, you can drop it off at any branch location.

A Kiss Worth $638.43

Vice President of Operations Kim Babington kiss a pig for Relay for Life.

Vice President of Operations Kim Babington kisses a pig for Relay for Life.

Today our Relay for Life team raised $638.43 with our kiss the pig fundraiser. Whichever senior manager had the most money in their jar had to kiss a pig. Our Vice President of Operation, Kim Babington won with $374.63.

While the event was fun and the weather was great to grill hot dogs for our members, we’re reminded of the ongoing fight to cure cancer. We’re honored to play a part in that goal and will continue to raise funds at the local level for the American Cancer Society. Afterall, credit unions are all about people helping people.

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‘Kiss the Pig’ Relay for Life Fundraiser on Friday

Join credit union staff on Friday for a Relay for Life fundraiser that will leave one member of the credit union’s senior management team kissing a pig. The manager with the most money in their donation jar will kiss a pig around 1:30 on Friday.  All proceeds will be added to the credit union’s Relay for Life team.

Hot dogs, chips, baked beans and a drink will be available for a small donation on Friday from 11 to 1 at the credit union’s Giant City Road location.

ACS Taste of Hope Carbondale

SIU Credit Union has been an active supporter of the American Cancer Society. This year, we raised over $4,000 for the Carbondale Relay for Life.  But we know we can do more. So, won’t you help us get the word out about the second annual Taste of Hope Carbondale? Read below for more information.

Hello from your American Cancer Society,

The Relay For Life of Jackson County Carbondale is partnering with local Carbondale restaurants for the second annual Taste of Hope Carbondale. We need your help! Please dine at any of the restaurants listed below on Tuesday, October 27 from 5:00pm until the close of businessand 20% of the net profit will be donated to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Jackson County Carbondale.

  • Quatro’s Pizza
  • Houlihan’s
  • Newell House
  • Tres Hombres
  • Giant City Lodge

The first annual Taste of Hope raised more than $1,800 in our fight against cancer. A special thank you to the above restaurants for their past participation in Taste of Hope, and for their continued support of the American Cancer Society.

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