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Foundation Donations to Hospitals and Local Food Pantries

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Greater Alliance Hopes and Dreams Foundation decided to reallocate some funds to be given to those most in need during this difficult time. A total of $3,500 was donated to The Valley Hospital Foundation, Holy Name Medical Center Foundation, Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation, The Foundation supporting Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Health Foundation, CUMAC, Center for Food Action, Paramus Community Pantry and Eva’s Village. The money will be used to purchase…

Library Donation

The Greater Alliance Hopes and Dreams Foundation made a donation in the amount of $3000 to the Johnson Free Public Library in Hackensack. The donation was given to the children’s department to be spent on furniture. The library submitted a proposal for comfortable chairs, tables and play tables to be used for the children of Hackensack as they visit the library. “The library offers so many great programs for the children in Hackensack,” said Glenn Guinto, CEO of Greater Alliance…

Replenishing the food pantries for the New Year

The Greater Alliance Hopes and Dreams Foundation delivered food to the Paramus Community Pantry in early January at a time when many food pantries are bare after the holiday season.  “After the holiday season, many go back to their everyday lives and don’t realize that the true need starts when the holidays are over,” said Glenn Guinto, President of Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union. “I am so proud of how our employees are so willing to help fill this void…

‘Tis the Season of Giving at Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union

Greater Alliance Hopes and Dreams Foundation once again partnered with the Paramus Police Department for their Toys for Tots collection. Employees of Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union donated toys and the foundation donated $300 to purchase more. Although the holiday season is a time when many give to those less fortunate, Greater Alliance Hopes and Dreams foundation gives back throughout the year. In 2019, the foundation gave out over $31,000 to various charities. The organizations they support, provide services in…

2018 Annual Golf Scholarship

On June 25, Greater Alliance Hopes & Dreams Foundation held its annual Golf Outing at Edgewood Country Club. The day began with a putting contest and lunch overlooking the course. After a sun-filled day of 18 holes, golfers were treated to dinner, prizes and a silent auction. During the dinner, Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union honored its founder, Jerry D’Ambrosio. He was the credit union’s first President/CEO who took a stagnant credit union and reinvented it into one of the…

Employees Rewarded for Good Deeds

Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union has created an official volunteer program for its employees in conjunction with the Greater Alliance Hopes & Dreams Foundation. Each month a new volunteer opportunity is set up. The programs range from the ARC walk to food drives to helping at a Veterans Home. Each program has a team leader who helps to organize the volunteers as well as general project management. Some of the planned activities are just for the employees while other activities…