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PRESS RELEASE

THE FINANCIAL RESOURCES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION AWARDS COMMUNITY GRANT TO VISIONS AND PATHWAYS


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Danielle Radigan.
908-526-6605 ext. 313;

The Financial Resources Federal Credit Union Awards Community Grant to
Visions and Pathways
Funding Will Help Vulnerable Youth Prosper

Bridgewater, N.J. (June 6, 2017) – Visions and Pathways (visionsandpathways.org), a
nonprofit agency that helps families and youth in-crisis throughout New Jersey recently received a $10,000 grant from the Financial Resources Federal Credit Union (FRFCU). The funds will support the agency’s Outreach and Prevention program.

“Visions and Pathways is grateful for the very generous donation from FRFCU,” said David
Walker, Visions and Pathways Executive Director. “Each year, approximately 800 youth in New
Jersey “age-out” of foster care and are expected to be independent when they turn 18 years old.”

“A portion of FRFCU’s donation will support our efforts to assist homeless college students,”
Walker continued. “Some college students who have aged out of foster care and other youth who do not have stable support from their families do not have a place to live during the summer or other breaks from school. As part of our efforts to prevent homelessness, we help them find shortterm housing and jobs. Thanks to the financial support of companies like the Financial Resources Federal Credit Union, we can help hard working youth get the support they need to become successful adults.”

President and CEO of Financial Resources Federal Credit Union, and chairman of their
Foundation’s board Lena Matthews notes, “On behalf of the Financial Resources Federal Credit
Union Foundation along with our wonderful sponsors, we are thrilled at the opportunity to make a contribution towards the mission of Visions and Pathways through our 2017 Charity Event
fundraising efforts.”

About Financial Resources Federal Credit Union Foundation
Financial Resources FCU Foundation organizes charitable events in support of charities and
medical institutions that provide services to children. Over the past 24 years, the Credit Union and Foundation have raised over $500,000. The Financial Resources FCU Foundation, Inc., is a taxexempt charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
For more information about Visions and Pathways, visit www.visionsandpathways.org or contact David Walker, Esq., MSW at 908-526-6606 ext. 304 or dwalker@visionsandpathways.org.

About Visions and Pathways
Visions and Pathways (formerly Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children) provides abused, neglected, homeless, and runaway youth with housing, a stable environment, and supportive services that guide them in becoming self-sufficient. Since 1970, over 8,000 youth throughout New Jersey have come to seek shelter, food, clothing, and support services. The agency provides 11 programs: Brahma House residential crisis intervention  program; Passages, My Place and Whitney House residential transitional-living programs; Prosperity independent living skills education program; Street Smart street outreach program; Transitional Learning Center for in-house education instruction; Bridge House and Village House, supportive-housing for aged-out youth, an Arts and Recreation Program, and Transitions aftercare program. Visit online at visionsandpathways.org.

Visions and Pathways is a charity recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS under Section 501(c)(3).
The agency’s residential programs are located in Bridgewater, New Jersey. There is a satellite Street Smart street
outreach office in Morristown, NJ. Visit online at visionsandpathways.org.

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