Holiday Highlights: Suffolk Credit Union Donates 400 Toys

Suffolk Credit Union (SCU) announced a donation of 400 toys in partnership with the New York Cancer and Blood Specialists, which provides patient-centered, affordable care to patients with cancer and blood disorders.

The toys for local children were donated by credit union staff and members during a holiday season drive at its branches. As a community-focused local institution, Suffolk Credit Union has a tradition of contributing to nonprofit organizations that assist residents throughout Long Island.

“Our ‘Suffolk Smiles’ toy drive reflects our commitment to helping people in our community,” said Laura Racioppi, AVP Corporate and Community Partnerships, Suffolk Credit Union. “The toys will certainly bring a smile to the faces of many children this holiday season.”

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists diagnose and treat every kind of cancer, offering patients state-of-the-art treatments, clinical trials and comprehensive support services. Its multidisciplinary team of physicians, surgeons, nutritionists, social workers and other health specialists work together to develop a personalized treatment plan that fits a patient’s needs throughout diagnosis, active treatment, remission and survivorship.

Michele Dean, President & CEO of Suffolk Credit Union, concluded, “Our credit union has a 55-year history of partnering with deserving organizations as well as providing members with guidance and service they can count on. It’s all part of empowering people in our community to thrive.”

About Suffolk Credit Union
Suffolk Credit Union is a local not-for-profit cooperative financial institution owned and operated by its members. It was chartered in 1967 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). The volunteer-directed credit union has assets in excess of $1.6 billion, 10 branches and over 69,000 members, including partnerships with Suffolk County employees and unions. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or regularly conducts business in Nassau and Suffolk counties as well as immediate family members of current membership. To learn more, visit or call 631-924-8000.

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