Hudson River Financial FCU Partners with Local Schools for Donation to the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center



Mohegan Lake, NY Hudson River Financial FCU members and staff – in partnership with the Edenwald School in Mt. Pleasant, NY and Hillcrest Elementary School in Peekskill, NY – donated $425 in gift cards and a variety of household items to the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center (PNWWRC). The donations will go towards helping the PNWWRC carry out its mission of providing advocacy, education and services to the community in order to create a safe, supportive environment that eliminates violence against women and children and promotes gender equality.

“We are grateful that our members, community and school partners were able to come together and give back to this worthy cause” said Thomas J. Powers President and CEO of Hudson River Financial FCU. “The PNWWRC and the work that they do each and every day truly embody the Credit Union philosophy of ‘People Helping People’, and being able to help them carry out their mission is truly an honor.”

Ann Ellsworth, Executive Director of the PNWWRC, expressed her appreciation and gratitude for the contributions made.  “Thank you Hudson River Financial, the Edenwald School and Hillcrest Elementary for your generosity. Your donations of gift cards, diapers, blankets, school supplies and more will go far to help victims of domestic violence and their children feel the support of their community as they seek safety and support at the Women’s Resource Center”.

To learn more about how you can give to the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center, visit



PHOTO: (From Left to Right) Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center Executive Director Ann Ellsworth and Hudson River Financial FCU Vice President of Marketing & Member Experience Mike Mattone pose with a variety of donated items from the Credit Union’s staff, members and school partners on February 20, 2019, which will be distributed to families in need by the PNWWRC.



About Hudson River Financial FCU: Hudson River Financial Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution based in Mohegan Lake, NY, offering a wide range of products and services to its more than 6,000 members. Originally chartered in 1938, Hudson River Financial Federal Credit Union is open to all people who live, work or worship in Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties. To learn more about the credit union difference visit