RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation presented a check for $22,039 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless on Monday, September 19. The funds are proceeds raised from Walk Home 2017, which took place in June.
Walk Home, the Credit Union’s signature fundraising event, brings together RTN members and staff, along with community residents, local and state dignitaries and politicians and business sponsors. 5K Walk events are held in Danvers, Dorchester and Waltham.
“We are honored to partner with the Coalition and proudly contribute to its important work on behalf of the homeless,” says Peter Cole, Board Member of RTN Federal Credit Union, Board Chair of RTN GoodWorks Foundation, and Quality Review Specialist, Quality & Patient Safety at Lawrence General Hospital.
“We are grateful to RTN’s continued hard work and ongoing generosity through the annual Walk Home event to help us help homeless teens, individuals and families,” says Coalition Executive Director Robyn Frost. “Walk Home proceeds help fund our prevention, direct services legislative advocacy efforts in the Commonwealth.”
This year, funds will be donated to help homeless teens and families in Danvers, Waltham and Boston as well as support the work of the Coalition.
Walk Home 2018 will take place on Sunday, June 10, 2018.