SCARBOROUGH – On Friday, December 31 and Saturday, January 1, Town & Country Federal Credit Union made very large and heartfelt deposits to thank frontline healthcare workers for an incredible year of dedication and commitment, and to offer hope for the coming year. The credit union’s ‘Local Helping Local’ initiative provided New Year’s Eve meals to frontline healthcare workers working on COVID units at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Northern Light Mercy Hospital in Portland and from Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford. In addition to supporting healthcare workers, the credit union has also supported local businesses, Sisters Gourmet Deli in Portland and The Deli and Company in Saco, by partnering with them to ensure meals are prepared and delivered safely. at all three facilities in accordance with all health protocols. .
Susan Doliner, vice president of philanthropy at Maine Medical Center, said, “Today (January 1) may, in fact, be one of the busiest days in our COVID history. Town & Country FCU made the teams day. I’m sure none of them will find time to leave the unit today and providing lunch was just the special act they needed. Your credit union did something very special today.
“We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to our frontline healthcare workers who have been truly outstanding not only throughout the past year, but throughout the pandemic, in extremely difficult circumstances. Unfortunately, difficult times remain and the commitment and dedication of our healthcare workers is more important than ever as we look to the new year. Through our contribution, Town & Country wanted to express our deep gratitude and appreciation and offer hope as we begin a new year. Town & Country believes that being part of the community is about more than providing financial services, it’s about recognizing those who make a difference to better our communities. Our healthcare workers do so much to make a difference day in and day out,” said Jon Paradise, Senior Vice President of Communications, Marketing and Community Outreach at Town & Country.
Throughout the pandemic, Town & Country has helped thousands of members facing financial hardship with loan deferrals, expense reimbursements and more. Additionally, the credit union has contributed thousands of dollars and resources to support nonprofits, local businesses, frontline healthcare workers, educators, and other community organizations and services through the through its “Local Helping Local” initiative.
“We believe in helping our community, whether it is with the financial challenges of our members, local businesses and organizations or individuals who are essential to our well-being, Town & Country will continue to do all what we can to move our community forward into 2022 and beyond. Our commitment to ‘local helping local’ is integral to who we are and what we do,” added David Libby, President and CEO of the management of the credit union.
As Maine’s second-largest credit union with 40,000 members, Town & Country is a full-service financial institution offering a wide range of financial products and services to people who live, work, go to school or pray in Cumberland and York counties. Named one of Maine’s ‘Best Credit Unions’ by Forbes in 2021 and 2020, the credit union has $505 million in assets and is part of the second-largest branch network in the nation. To learn more, visit http://www.tcfcu.com.