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We Share A Common Thread Foundation Fundraiser Raises Over $120,000

WSACT Foundation Fundraiser - Martin and Kelly

LOWELL, MA (April 29, 2024)– Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union held its fourteenth annual We Share A Common Thread Foundation Fundraiser on Wednesday, March 27, at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. The event raised $123,000 for local non-profit organizations. The We Share A Common Thread Foundation was established in 2011, with a mission to support people in the community by assisting with food, shelter, clothing, health, and education. Since its inception, the Foundation has given back more than $4 million to local nonprofit organizations.

The Fundraiser drew an impressive crowd of nearly 400 Jeanne D’Arc employees, business partners, members, and supporters. Attendees were treated to various activities including raffle baskets, silent auction items, tasting stations from local restaurants, and live music, all while helping those in need.

The fundraiser continues to grow each year distributing funds to 164 non-profits in 28 different cities in the Greater Lowell and Southern New Hampshire areas. To see a list of organizations that will benefit from the We Share A Common Thread Foundation Fundraiser visit WSACT.com.

The night would not have been possible without the generous donors and sponsors including our top sponsor, Fiserv, Inc., a global provider of financial service technology.

“Thanks to the tremendous generosity of our dedicated employees, members, partners, and the community, we can help hundreds of organizations make a direct impact on those in need,” said Mark S. Cochran, President and Chief  Executive Officer at Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union. “When we started the Foundation 13 years ago, we didn’t know whether this level of giving was possible, but due to the generosity of our community we’ll continue to help more organizations and individuals every year.”

About Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union:

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union was established in 1912 and is a full-service, community-based financial cooperative. Locally owned by 101,000 members with $2.1 billion in assets, Jeanne D’Arc operates eight full-service branches in Lowell, Dracut (2), Tyngsboro, Chelmsford, Methuen, and Westford, Massachusetts, and Nashua, New Hampshire; high-school branches at Lowell High, Dracut High, and Nashua High School South; a loan center in Lowell; and a mortgage center in Chelmsford. Follow Jeanne D’Arc on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.