Interra Credit Union Donates To Forgotten Children Worldwide
July 6, 2021 – Interra Credit Union recently donated nearly 600 pounds of clothing items to Forgotten Children Worldwide located in Bluffton, Indiana. The clothes were contributed by Interra staff through a clothing collection day.
Forgotten Children Worldwide is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that safeguards orphans and children from poverty, abandonment, and human trafficking. In addition to providing clothing distributions, the organization also provides education, discipleship, self-sustainability, orphan home construction and child sponsorship opportunities.
“FCW sends more than 1,000 boxes of clothing to the impoverished 6 times a year,” stated Meegan Siegwarth, Vice President of Marketing for Interra. “By providing clothing to Forgotten Children Worldwide, Interra Credit Union is giving dignity to vulnerable families in Malawi and India,” stated Kody Kumfer, Associate Executive Director for Forgotten Children Worldwide. “We appreciate their partnership,” he added.
“Interra couldn’t think of a better way to live out one of our core values to be involved,” shared Andy Marshall, Chief Operating Officer at Interra. “Knowing we’re able to literally put clothes on the backs of people around the world helps Interra and our staff remain firmly grounded in living with integrity, providing excellence, and to be invested in making a difference.”
Interra, headquartered in Goshen, was charted in 1932 and has assets of $1.5 billion. The credit union’s field of membership spans 18 counties in northern Indiana, with more than 300 full and part-time employees serving more than 85,000 members. Interra currently operates 16 offices in Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Marshall and Noble counties in Indiana and via a suite of robust electronic services at interracu.com.