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Bethpage Federal Credit Union Works With the Community Through United Way of Long Island

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Bethpage Federal Credit Union is working closely with the United Way of Long Island and the American Red Cross Long lsland to Support victims of Hurricane Sandy. Bethpage has set up the Bethpage Disaster Relief Fund with the United Way of Long lsland to help support Long Island communities in need.

Bethpage will match every donation up to a total of $50,000. To donate, visit any Bethpage branch with cash or a check, payable to the United Way of Long Island. Checks can also be mailed to Bethpage Federal Credit Union, c/o Community Development at 899 South Oyster Bay Road, Bethpage, NY 11714.

Bethpage has also made a substantial $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross Relief Operation for Hurricane Sandy, which grows by the day, as the American Red Cross continues to provide meals, water, supplies and comfort to those in need following the hurricane.

“We at Bethpage send our thoughts and prayers out to everyone affected by Hurricane Sandy, and pledge our commitment to do everything we can to help our community get through this difficult time.” said Kirk Kordelski, President & CEO, Bethpage Federal Credit Union. “We encourage those lucky enough to make it through without significant loss to join in to support your neighbors. By donating to the Bethpage Disaster Relief Fund, your financial contribution will be matched by Bethpage and distributed by the United Way of Long Island to provide strong, local support to our friends and families in need.”

‘’The United Way of Long Island is proud to once again partner with Bethpage Federal Credit Union to support Long Island during this time of crisis,” said Theresa Regnate, President & CEO, United Way of Long Island. “By matching 100 percent of the donations, every dollar contributed will have a more significant impact and allow us to help even more families in need. We thank Bethpage for their support, and hope this sets a model for additional businesses and organizations to pledge support moving forward.”

If people need support information in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, visit the free, confidential Long lsland regional helpline, 2-1-1 at www.211longisland.org.

Now 100 percent operational, with all 26 branches open for business and fully up-to-speed, Bethpage is also working to quickly review new loan applications and requests to modify existing loans to help our community members get access to the money they need to rebuild and repair. Bethpage is offering special emergency home equity loans, auto loans, lines of credit and credit cards. To discuss your financial options to help get through this crisis, visit a local Bethpage branch or call 800.628.7070.