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Northeast Credit Union (NECU) Donates $2,000 to Annual Lend a Helping Can Fundraiser

December 3, 2015

Portsmouth, NH – Timothy Collia, Northeast Credit Union President & CEO joined Greg & The Morning Buzz live on the radio on November 20th for iHeart Media's 25th annual Lend a Helping Can radio auction. The 2-day radio auction helped to raise money to benefit local food pantries and community agencies. During the live interview, Collia challenged radio listeners to raise $1,000 within 60 minutes.

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Greg and the Morning Team are presented with a $2,000 check from NECU President and CEO Timothy Collia. From left to right: Kelly Brown, Greg Kretschmar, Tim Collia, Laura Boyce and Scott McMullen.

Northeast Credit Union matched the $1,000 raised, in addition to the $1,000 the credit union already planned to contribute, resulting in a $2,000 donation.

iHeartMedia raised a record $129,000 during this year's fundraising effort from loyal listeners and area businesses like Northeast Credit Union. iHeart Media has raised more than $1 million over the past 25 years, helping more than 500 agencies throughout New Hampshire. Partner agencies include; New Hampshire Food Bank, Cross Roads House, David's House C.H.A.D., New Horizons, My Friend's Place, Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Rockingham Community Action Partnership, Salvation Army of Manchester & Portsmouth, Families in Transition, Community Partners.

For more information on how you can still help this holiday season visit www.iheartmedia.com.