Committed to helping the communities in which it serves, Keesler Federal Credit Union recently made a $3,000 donation to the Gulf Coast Rescue Mission in Biloxi. Formed in 1965 and located at 2750 Mission Lane, the charity provides a myriad of services to the community, including emergency homeless shelter, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, long-term housing for men and women, family crisis center, financial assistance as well as food, furniture, and clothing. It also operates a thrift store on the premises, both to help the community and raise funds for its operations. Keesler Federal Board Chairman James Hollingworth presented the check to Rev. Thomas Mims, the Rescue Mission’s Executive Director. “Helping our communities is a core principle of Keesler Federal and strongly supported by our members,” said Hollingsworth. “The critical assistance that Gulf Coast Rescue Mission provides to those in need is wide in scope and like most non-profits today it needs financial support to help deliver these important services.” Keesler Federal supports communities through numerous endeavors including the Eagles Under the Oaks golf tournament which benefits Combat Wounded Veterans of South Mississippi, Backpacks for Bright Futures for kindergarten students across the Mississippi Gulf Coast and First Responder of the Year recognition throughout its markets in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
About Keesler Federal Credit Union
Established in 1947, Keesler Federal is a dynamic, stable, financially strong credit union dedicated to building a better community, one member, one relationship, one financial solution at a time. With $4 billion in assets and $1 billion in new loans annually, Keesler Federal is the largest Mississippi-based credit union and 80th largest nationally. The not-for-profit financial cooperative is owned by its more than 270,000 members worldwide and has 40 locations throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Jackson, Hattiesburg, Mobile and greater New Orleans markets. Keesler Federal proudly serves the financial needs of people from all walks of life and membership is widely available to thousands who live, work, worship, or attend school in these areas.