Northeast Community Credit Union is helping sponsor the TLC Community Center’s Christmas Bundles of Love program.
NCCU donated $1,000 to the TLC Community Center to use for the program and will be providing volunteers for the distribution of the gifts. NCCU will also serve as a drop-off location for gifts for angels for the Bundles of Love.
“Our primary mission is to help improve the lives of our neighbors, financially or otherwise,” NCCU President/CEO Teresa Arnold said. “There are needs here and we are pleased to be given the opportunity to work with TLC Community Center to help meet those needs.”
The Bundles of Love program collects items for children in need in the local community; such as hygiene items, school supplies, personal items and small toys. The bundles are distributed based on referrals from local schools and to clients who participate in the TLC Summer Food program.
“There are so many families missing basic essentials here in our community,” TLC Director Angie Odom said. “This is about meeting the needs in our hometown.”
NCCU’s Main Office (behind Elizabethton High School) will be a drop-off location for several angels from the TLC Community Center.
The Bundles of Love will be distributed in December to boys and girls aged from toddler to teenager.