• Indiana Members Credit Union Donates $5,841 To Pink Ribbon Connection For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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    November 06, 2017
    (Indianapolis, IN)  Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), Central Indiana’s largest credit union, supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month and donated $5,841 to Pink Ribbon Connection.
       

    IMCU’s President and CEO, Ron Collier, challenged employees to show their support for this cause by raising $2,500 throughout the month of October and IMCU would make a company match.  Employees rose to the challenge, surpassing the goal, and IMCU donated $5,841 to Pink Ribbon Connection whose mission is to provide emotional support, local resources and education to those touched by breast cancer across Indiana.  The check was presented to Dori-Sparks-Unsworth, Executive Director of Pink Ribbon Connection, on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at IMCU’s Southside Headquarters.

    “Many employees at our organization have been touched by breast cancer personally or through a family member or friend, which is why it’s important to continue to support worthwhile causes such as, Pink Ribbon Connection,” said Ron Collier, President and CEO of IMCU. 

    “We are truly honored to give back and support this effort to bring awareness to the public about this disease.”  Dori Sparks-Unsworth, Executive Director of Pink Ribbon Connection, stated, “Pink Ribbon Connection is thrilled to have such great support from the employees of Indiana Members Credit Union.  To have raised this much money during Breast Cancer Awareness Month is remarkable!  We are so grateful to have IMCU as a partner in our work to provide free services to breast cancer patients in Indiana.  What a generous and caring group of individuals!”


    About Indiana Members Credit Union
    Indiana Members Credit Union, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, was founded in 1956 on
    the campus of IUPUI.  IMCU has since grown to 26 branches in Central Indiana, offering
    consumer and business members a better financial alternative and a full array of products and services.  Traditionally offering better rates on loans and deposits, IMCU maintains true to its
    roots by “Keeping It Simple” for members. For more information, please visit IMCU online at www.imcu.com.
     
    About Pink Ribbon Connection
    Pink Ribbon Connection is an Indianapolis-based, grassroots not-for-profit whose staff and volunteers provide breast cancer survivors with one-on-one peer counseling, as well as offer
    emotional support and resources to anyone touched by breast cancer.  Founded in 2006, the
    organization serves more than 1,000 breast cancer survivors annually through patient resource packets, health fairs and information sessions.  As a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, Pink Ribbon
    Connection and its valuable services are supported solely through the generosity of our private donors, sponsors and more than 100 active volunteers.
     

     
    *Pictured back row, left to right: Mandy Emery, Vice President of Community Involvement, IMCU, Todd Habig, Senior Vice President of Finance, IMCU, John Newett, Senior Vice President of Operations, IMCU, Justin Sinders, Vice President of Finance, IMCU, Ron Collier, President and CEO, IMCU.  Front row, left to right:  Kelly Gridley, Director of Risk Management, IMCU, Dori Sparks-Unsworth, Executive Director, Pink Ribbon Connection, Chantelle Sparks, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, IMCU, Edna Sprowl, Items Processing, IMCU and Kay Behymer, Items Processing, IMCU.    
     
    Contact:
    Nikki Thompson, Communications Manager
    nthompson@imcu.com, (317) 554-8150
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