Hauppauge, NY, September 2023 – Long Island Business News (LIBN) presented a 2023 CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP Award to Island Federal Credit Union (Island Federal) at their annual ‘Not-for-profit’ breakfast.
“The Corporate Citizenship Award is presented to companies and individuals who believe that by being a good corporate citizen we contribute to the economic and social well-being of our employees, business and the community, and that true community stewardship evolves through strong partnerships with the non-profit organizations that strive to meet the critical needs of the community.” – LIBN.
Island Federal received a 2023 Corporate Citizenship Award (mid-sized companies) for its substantial impact on Long Island and the lives of those who live and work here. Island Federal’s philanthropic support of Long Island Cares, the LT Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum, and Ronald McDonald House Charities NY Metro were specifically mentioned. Also cited was Island’s partnership with Stony Brook University, which includes individual support of Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the Long Island State Veterans Home, and the Staller Center. Island Federal’s most important philanthropic contribution to our community, the Island Federal Scholarship Program, was also highlighted.
“As a not-for-profit financial institution, Island Federal is committed to improving the lives of Long Islanders – ALL Long Islanders. Towards that goal, we partner with several local charities and organizations that better our community,” said Chris Murray, Vice President Marketing, Island Federal. He continues, “While much of our support is financial, we don’t stop there. Island provides free financial literacy seminars to students and adults throughout the year. In addition, we offer two scholarship programs, the Section XI Scholar-Athlete Scholarships and the Island Federal Scholarship Program . All of us at Island Federal are immensely proud of the positive impact we have made here at home and greatly appreciate this recognition.”
The Corporate Citizenship award was presented to John Adragna, Chairman of the Island Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, and a cross-section of the Island Federal team.
About Island Federal Credit Union
Island Federal Credit Union (Island Federal), headquartered in Hauppauge, N.Y., is a not-for-profit, full-service financial institution, providing affordable banking products and services to Long Islanders. Founded in 1955, Island has grown to be among the top performing credit unions in New York State with $1.5 billion in assets, serving over 50,000 Members. Island’s successful track record can be attributed to consistently delivering the best rates, no hidden fees, and exceptional service to its Members. When banking at Island, Members have access to a complete menu of loan and deposit products, including Cash Back Checking accounts, Certificate accounts, IRAs, Auto loans, Mortgage, Home Equity loans and lines, a Credit Mastercard® and Student Choice College loans. For anytime access, Island offers free 24/7/365 customer service, online banking, bill payer, and mobile banking services. In 2014, Island announced a 10-year, multi-faceted partnership with Stony Brook University that included naming rights of the Island Federal Credit Union Arena, sponsorship of the Stony Brook Film Festival, support of the Long Island State Veterans Home and Stony Brook Children’s Hospital as well as providing two branches and more than a dozen ATMs on the Stony Brook University campus. In 2018, Island Federal merged with Bay Ridge Federal Credit Union, adding a branch in Brooklyn. In addition to the Stony Brook University and Brooklyn locations, Island operates eight full-service branches located on Long Island, in Bellmore, East Setauket, Hauppauge, Hicksville, Massapequa, Riverhead, Sayville, and Selden. Island Members can also access their Island accounts at more than 5,600 shared credit union branches throughout the country, and over 115,000 surcharge-free ATM networks worldwide. For more information about Island, stop by any branch, visit their website, islandfcu.com, or call (631) 851-1100