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NuMark donates $20,000 in grants to charities

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JOLIET -- NuMark Credit Union recently presented a total of $20,000 in grant money to seven local charities.

As a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, NuMark Union applied for grants on behalf the charities as part of the FHLB COVID-19 Relief program.

Agencies receiving the funds include Accion in Chicago, The Bridge Teen Center in Orland Park, Illinois Credit Union Foundation in Naperville, Guardian Angel Community Services in Joliet, Helping Hand Center in Countryside, Spanish Community Center in Joliet and Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue, Inc. in Plainfield.

Helping Hands Center and Accion both had matching donations on Giving Tuesday increasing the impact of the grant money.

"We partner with several local charities as they make a difference in the communities that we serve," says Ann M. Dubie, President & CEO. "We know that fundraising is difficult right now and we hope that this grant money will help offset some of their fundraising gaps, so they can continue to provide services to those who need it most."