GCS Credit Union recently donated 100 backpacks filled with school supplies to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois.
GCS and Radio Disney St. Louis teamed up to donate the backpacks for the fifth year in a row. All backpacks will be distributed by Big Brothers Big Sisters to the local children they serve.
In addition, GCS employees raised $610 through jean days to help BBBS purchase additional supplies for the children.
Big Brothers Big Sisters creates meaningful, supervised matches between adult volunteers and children in communities across the country. The mission of BBBS is “to help children reach their potential through one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth.”
Founded in 1941, GCS Credit Union currently has assets of more than $321 million. GCS serves more than 41,000 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.