Walk Home 2019

Danvers Walk HomeThank you to everyone who participated in Walk Home 2019 held Sunday, June 9 at three locations with RTN branches: Danvers Rail Trail, Dorchester Park and Waltham Common.
Funds were collected by RTN GoodWorks Foundation and donated to help homeless teens and families in Danvers, Dorchester and Waltham, and support the work of Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless (MCH). Donations are tax deductible.

Each year, Walk Home brings together RTN members and staff, along with community residents, local and state dignitaries and politicians and business sponsors at the three simultaneous Walk locations.

We are proud that since 2011, Walk Home has raised more than $180,000. Walk Home funds help support MCH’s A Bed for Every Child initiative, along with programs that provide children with winter coats, hats and mittens along with new beds and bedding, and help transition hundreds of families from homelessness to housing.

This has made it possible for 800 children growing up in poverty to have a bed of their own.

Walk Home 2018 raised $21,000 for MCH. From these funds, $2,500 was donated to RTN’s partner, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program to support their important work in providing access to health care for homeless individuals.

Tuck BearTuck, the official mascot of A Bed for Every Child, is a symbol of the importance of a good night’s sleep in a child’s life and the safety and innocence of being tucked in at night.

Every child is worthy of this ritual, which is why our Walk Home annual fundraiser is so important.

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

Massachusetts Coalition for the HomelessThe mission of Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless is to eradicate homelessness from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Coalition’s early intervention and direct service work have helped develop innovative programming and realistic solutions to ending homelessness.

RTN Federal Credit Union

logoEstablished in 1945, RTN Federal Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in Massachusetts, with over $1 billion in assets, 50,000 members and 18 branches. Membership is open to employees and families of more than 800 employer groups. Community involvement is a cornerstone of RTN as a credit union.

RTN GoodWorks Foundation

RTN GoodWorks FoundationRTN GoodWorks Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit, public charitable foundation that fosters financial wellness, and promotes financial literacy and community involvement. The Foundation’s activities are focused in communities where RTN Federal Credit Union branches are located, and are funded through its annual Golf Tournament as well as appeals to membership and community partners.