(Somerville, MA) For the eighth consecutive year, Naveo Credit Union participated in the Miracle Jeans Day initiative to raise funds for Boston Children’s Hospital, the local Miracle Network hospital. During the month of September, Naveo joined hundreds of organizations and raised $1,500 from employees and members. Naveo then matched the employee donations.
Naveo participated in the Miracle Jeans Day initiative on Wednesday, September 12 by trading in their business attire for jeans and their favorite New England sports team tee shirt in exchange for a donation to Boston Children’s Hospital. To raise additional funds, Naveo extended employee jeans day to all Fridays throughout the month of September. During the donation period, branches were equipped with canisters to collect donations from members.
“Our members and the team at Naveo wholeheartedly embody the credit union motto of “people helping people” and it shows even more so during fundraisers like Miracle Jeans Day. Miracle Jeans Day has become a fundraiser our staff and members look forward to participating in yearafter year. We are proud to participate in and support our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital which provides life-saving medical treatments for children in need,” commented Rui Domingos, Chief Executive Officer of Naveo Credit Union.
Miracle Jeans Day is a fundraising and awareness initiative for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals to fund life-saving medical research for the treatment of their patients. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion to benefit and fund life-saving medical needs at 170 hospitals throughout the country. Naveo has raised over $13,000 in the last eight years of participation.