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Operation Purple Heart: Will You Sponsor a Vet?
Thursday, June 23, 2016 7:05 AM

Purple Heart Homes

Sponsor a Project for a Veteran in Need or Make a Donation to Purple Heart Homes

As Credit Unions Care moves forward, Cornerstone is honored to work with Purple Heart Homes: Operation Veteran Home Renovation to help disabled veterans who served our country and safeguarded the freedoms we enjoy. This new addition to the campaign ensures that veterans are recognized in a small way for their sacrifice.

There are a number of ways you can participate in this tremendously worthwhile effort.

First, identify a disabled veteran who needs help. Refer that individual for a project that will make their daily lives much easier.

Second, sponsor a project such as adding ramps, grab bars, railings, a fresh coat of paint inside or outside their home, or cleaning a yard. To be a sponsor, please contact Vicki Thomas at or 203-984-2138.

Third, make a donation. No project will exceed $10,000, and the average cost will be about $5,000. To contribute, go to and click on the Donate button.  When completing the form in the “Please use my donation toward” box, select Credit Unions Care.

Fourth, volunteer your time and talents to completing the project work over the course of a weekend.

This portion of our Credit Unions Care campaign officially kicks off Aug. 8 and will end Nov. 12; however, credit unions interested in sponsoring a project need to begin the process now.

We're so proud of our Cornerstone-affiliated credit unions who have worked diligently under the banner of Credit Unions Care. We hope you'll continue to support our endeavors with Purple Heart Homes: Operation Veteran Home Renovation.

For more information, please visit our website at