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St. Mary’s Credit Union Supporting United Way’s Pearl Street Cupboard As Part Of Its Framingham Branch Grand Opening

By Susan Petroni, Framingham Source Editor
FRAMINGHAM –  St. Mary’s Credit Union is opening a new branch at the intersection of Route 9  and Temple Street in September. 
As a financial institution known for supporting its local communities – the credit union today, August 14, announced it will donate $100 to the United Way of Tri-County’s Pearl Street Cupboard & Café for every new account opened at the branch during their grand opening up to a total of $20,000.
President and CEO Jim Garvey said this donation is consistent with the credit union’s commitment to serving people.
“Community service is a core value of St. Mary’s Credit Union.  We are excited to have a new branch in Framingham and want our celebration to reflect this value.  I love the fact that this program provides a way for new members to help themselves with great rates – and also to help those in need through this contribution to the Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe,” said Garvey.
The credit union has named the campaign “Bank With Us – Help Your Neighbors”.
United Way of Tri-County’s President and CEO Paul Mina praised the credit union for its generosity and its commitment to serving people and communities.
“St. Mary’s Credit Union has been a long-time supporter of the United Way of Tri-County, and they have an ongoing commitment to community service.  It is great to now have their new branch and their community support here in Framingham,” Mina said, in a press release.
“Our Pearl Street Cupboard and Café serves individuals and families who are facing economic and personal challenges by providing food assistance and programs that promote self-sufficiency.  And, there is no charge for our services,” said Mina.
The newest branch of St. Mary’s Credit Union in Framingham will open in September.
The grand opening will be celebrated with special products and opportunities to win prizes on-the-spot for anyone who opens an account.
St. Mary’s Credit Union is an $854 million community credit union that was founded more than 100 years ago. Existing branches are located in Marlborough, Hudson, Northborough and Westborough.