Pictured, from left, are Rachel Newsome, director of communications and development, Illinois Center for Autism; Illinois Center for Autism Assistant Director Troy Metheny, GCS Credit Union Assistant Marketing Manager Laura Stemm and GCS Credit Union Marketing Manager Lauren Smith.
The employees of GCS Credit Union recently presented the Illinois Center for Autism with a donation check for $1,030.
Throughout the year, employees of GCS are given the opportunity to wear jeans on Fridays and Saturdays for $20 and the funds collected go to a specified charity.
The Illinois Center for Autism is a not-for-profit, community-based, mental health treatment, and educational agency dedicated to serving people with autism. They believe that each individual is unique and defined by possibilities and not limitations. The Illinois Center for Autism strives to educate and serve children and adults with autism and help them achieve independence in home, school, and community life.
GCS supports numerous charitable organizations each year, which include the March of Dimes, the American Diabetes Association, and the National Children’s Cancer Society.
To find out more about GCS, visit www.myGCScu.com or call 618-797-7993.
Founded in 1941, GCS Credit Union currently has assets of more than $321 million. GCS serves more than 40,000 members throughout Bond, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington Counties in Illinois via 7 full-service branches, numerous ATM locations, and 24-hour account access through mobile, telephone and PCU online banking.