RTN GoodWorks Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, public charitable foundation that fosters financial wellness, and promotes financial literacy and community involvement. Founded in 2011, the RTN GoodWorks Foundation is a natural outgrowth of the Credit Union’s commitment to community activities and financial literacy as a key component of financial health efforts.
RTN GoodWorks Foundation raised $8,000 through the RTN Circle of Hope Winter Fundraiser to help those experiencing food insecurity during COVID-19. Three community partners – Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, Healthy Waltham and Family Health Center of Worcester – each received a donation of $2,500 to distribute as food store gift cards and pre-packaged meals. Read more….
RTN GoodWorks Foundation has donated $2,500 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless and its A Bed for Every Child initiative. Since 2011, RTN’s annual Walk Home 5K benefit fundraiser has raised more than $200,000 to help homeless teens and families in Danvers, Dorchester and Waltham, and support the Coalition’s work. Read more….
RTN GoodWorks Foundation Provides Financial Education for Waltham Youth
RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation co-sponsored and presented a virtual “Basics of Money Management” financial education seminar for 15 Africano Waltham summer interns on August 12. Africano Waltham, formally known as African Cultural Services Inc., serves youth and families from Africa, primarily Uganda, who have emigrated to the U.S. and live in Waltham. Read more….
The work of the Foundation reflects a belief that with access to financial education, there can be a real difference in people’s lives and they can become financially independent.
The Foundation’s activities are focused in communities where RTN’s branches are located. The Foundation disperses funds to organizations not individuals.
RTN GoodWorks Foundation is funded through fundraising events, appeals to membership and community partners.