American Heritage Credit Union donates over 2,600 pounds – Daily Local
American Heritage Credit Union recently donated more than 2,600 books to hospitals, community centers and special care facilities throughout the Philadelphia area and its suburbs during its 12th Annual Children’s Book Program. The program raised over $ 7,800 in member donations throughout the summer and fall to purchase and distribute the books. In its twelfth year, American Heritage invited its members to support its Books for Kids program by becoming “Book Buddies” and donating $ 3 to purchase a new book to donate to local hospitals and organizations in the field. American Heritage Membership. Charities and local organizations that have received book donations include: Big Brothers / Big Sister of Bucks County; Bridesburg Boys and Girls Club; Catholic community services; the house of Christ; CORA services; Grand View Hospital; Kencrest; Lutheran settlement house; Children of the mission; Boys and Girls Club of Nicetown; Charter School of the Pan American Academy; Center of Providence; Ronald McDonald House; Wayne Avenue Boys and Girls Club. American Heritage also made a special book donation to the Philadelphia Children’s Hospital Reach Out and Read program, which promotes early literacy and school readiness in pediatrics.
– Submitted by Mike Dinneen