Robins Federal holds "Cartwheels for a Cause" video contest | Business
Warner Robins, GA — Robins Federal Credit Union recently held a contest Cartwheels for a Cause. This contest allowed members to submit video entries highlighting their favorite charity for a chance at winning $5,000 for their charity and $1,000 for themselves.
Robins Federal received a total of 28 video entries representing various organizations in 9 different counties. After the deadline for video entry, all videos were posted to Robins Federal’s website and open to everyone for voting. Robins Federal received over 14,000 votes.
After the voting, the top 5 finalist were invited to a special reception held by Robins Federal. The finalist included: Jonathan’s Ark, Masonic Home for Girls, Campus Club Milledgeville, Forest Hills Backpack Ministry and Sahara Sports Tutoring & Mentorship Program. Sahara Sports was named the winner with over 35% of the votes. They were awarded a $5,000 prize. Each of the other top organizations also received $1,000 for their charity.
“We are celebrating 60 years of serving our communities here in Central Georgia. One of our focuses has always been supporting our community by partnering with various charities and volunteer organizations. This year, as part of our celebration we were looking for a unique way to get organizations and our membership involved. Our Cartwheels for a Cause campaign allowed us to do both. We were overwhelmed by the response and thankful to everyone who participated, either by entering or by voting” said Dee Dee Côté, SVP/Chief Administrative Officer.
Robins Federal Credit Union is a local non-profit financial cooperative with nineteen branches in central Georgia. Robins Federal currently provides financial services to over 152,000 members, with assets exceeding $1.8 billion. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in the 16 counties Robins Federal serves.