The Lung Transplant Support Organization Receives $2,000 Grant from Arizona Federal Credit Union

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PHOENIX - Arizonar -- The Lung Transplant Support Organization (LTSO) recently received a $2,000 grant from Arizona Federal Credit Union's Local Causes Debit Card Giveback Program. The grant will further the LTSO mission to support lung transplant patients, patient caregivers, and the medical professionals who care for them. LTSO informs and educates patients on resources available beyond their medical insurance coverage, including but not limited to housing and medical and financial assistance.

The locally-based financial cooperative launched the debit card initiative in 2020 to allow its member-owners the opportunity to impact change in the community with every swipe of their debit card. Each time you purchase with the card, the credit union will donate to a community fund that helps support non-profits throughout Arizona. Eight other deserving non-profits joined the Lung Transplant Support Organization in receiving these grants.

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"The LTSO is a shining example of the community partners we look to support. They have identified a specific need and made it their mission to affect change on a hyper-local level," says Rachel Galvez, Marketing Partnerships Manager, Arizona Federal Credit Union. "We are so thankful to our member-owners for entrusting us with the power to be a small part of that change in our community and look forward to further developing our partnerships with these deserving organizations in the future."

Since 2008 the Lung Transplant Support Organization has helped hundreds of individuals through their lung transplant experience. It provides monetary assistance when needed and offers mentoring and emotional support through the process to transplant patients and their caregivers. Dave Wick, LTSO President, said, "It is outstanding local companies like the Arizona Federal Credit Union that allow us to help others."

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For more information on the Lung Transplant Support Organization, visit www.gotmask.org, or learn about Arizona Federal Credit Union's Local Causes give back program, see www.arizonafederal.org/community.

About The Lung Transplant Support Organization (LTSO) is a 501c3 non-profit charity dedicated to providing emotional, financial, and educational support to lung transplant patients and their caregivers. www.Gotmask.org

About Arizona Federal Credit Union's Local Causes Debit Card Giveback Program
Founded in 1936, Arizona Federal is a locally owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative that provides banking services, credit cards, and loans to more than 145,000 member-owners. Since 2018 the credit union has donated more than $229,500 to community organizations through our debit card giveback programs.

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Glenn Hutchinson
***@gotmask.org


Source: Lung Transplant Support Organization

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