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Central Sunbelt reaches goal of $5000 for Extra Table!

Central Sunbelt reaches goal of $5000 for Extra Table!

10/24/2018

 

In October 2018, Central Sunbelt partnered with Extra Table in the cooperative spirit of helping those in need throughout Mississippi.

 

 

 

Who is Extra Table?

Extra Table is a non-profit organization based out of Hattiesburg, MS. In 2017, Extra Table was able to provide 130 tons of healthy food to foodExtra Table Logo

pantries and soup kitchens across 29 counties in Mississippi. 100% of funds donated to Extra Table goes to the purchase of food!  Learn more about them at www.extratable.org

 

How YOU Made An Impact

Central Sunbelt created a survey asking the community what it is they love about a credit union. For each submission received, Central Sunbelt donated $1.00 to Extra Table and allowed the community to tell us which county they wanted to designate their $1.00 donation.  Residents from across Mississippi voiced their opinion and helped reach the goal of $5000!

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Find the dollar amount donated to each county below:

 

Covington County $141
Forrest County $425
Jones County $1,258
Jackson County $35
Jasper County $106
Jefferson Davis County $17
Lamar County $566
Lincoln County $17
Perry County $70
Pike County $106
Simpson County $124
Smith County $124
Walthall County $35
Wayne County $212

 

an additional $1,764 will go to the counties that need it most!

Central Sunbelt and Extra Table with

 

How we celebrated and spread the word:

 

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Central Sunbelt designed t-shirts to sell to the public. All proceeds were donated to Extra Table.

 

Random Acts of Kindness

Throughout the week of International Credit Union Day, Central Sunbelt ventured out to each community with a local branch. Central Sunbelt handed out gift certificates and gift cards for a free lunch at a local restaurant. On Facebook, hints were posted where you would be able to find a Central Sunbelt employee to get a free lunch. In Laurel, Central Sunbelt gave out 50 free lunches to Little Caesars. In McComb, Central Sunbelt provided free lunch to 16 people at The Dinner Bell. Our Hattiesburg branches passed out 16 free lunches to Ed's Burger Joint. On Internatinal Credit Union Day, 22 free lunches were provided to those in Petal at Lake Serene Grocery. 25 lunches were given to our Waynesboro community at Robinson Street Cafe and 34 Subway lunches were donated to our Magee community. Central Sunbelt had a great time passing out lunches and waiting to see who could find us!  Each free lunch was an opportunity to continue to spread the word on how we can help provide food to someone in need.

 

Survey Responses

Credit Union members all across Mississippi joined in by answering what they love most about their credit union. Here is a glimpse of what credit union members had to say!

 

Random Acts of Kindess

Here is a short slideshow showcasing some of the people who received a lunch on behalf of Central Sunbelt!

 

 

We had a ton of fun engaging with the community and supporting such a wonderful organization as Extra Table.  Continue to support your community by visiting ExtraTable.org, sharing their cause with friends and family, and make a charitable contribution if you are able.

 

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