Pensacola, FLA. (February 1, 2023) – Pen Air® Credit Union (Pen Air) employees celebrate 10 years of Jeans for Communerosity® (J4C). 2023’s selected charities consist of eight local nonprofits. Each organization will receive $6,000 toward supporting their individual missions.
“We are thrilled to have been a small part of the impact and growth of our Jeans for Communerosity® program” says Connie Hansler, Marketing Specialist for Pen Air Credit Union and Communerosity Committee Co-chair. “We started out with three charities. Ten years later, it’s evolved to meet the needs of our communities and continues to provide for our community partners.”
Pen Air’s Jeans for Communerosity® (J4C) program is grown from the values we hold most dear. As an employee-driven fundraising initiative, J4C was born from the dedication and passion for providing impactful gifts within our community. Each year, employees nominate and vote for like-minded local nonprofit organizations within our service area to champion over the course of a given year. Funds are raised through payroll deductions, then matched by the credit union.
“The unwavering spirit and confidence that we can succeed at making a difference together is what makes our community so great,” says Derrick Aguilar, Chief Experience Officer for Pen Air Credit Union. “Pen Air defines who we are based on the relationship between our credit union and the communities we serve. Jeans for Communerosity® is just one example of the ways we create those community connections that enhance the lives of those where we live, work and serve.”
To learn more about Pen Air’s employee funded Jeans for Communerosity program, please visit our website at penair.org/Communerosity.
2023 Jeans for Communerosity® Recipients:
Lamplighters of Pensacola
A Place of Hope Small Dog Rescue
Pensacola Habitat for Humanity
Valarie’s House of Pensacola
Children’s Home Society
About Pen Air Credit Union
Since 1936 Pen Air® has been the catalyst where community, resources, and impact come together and produce a powerful force for good. With more than $2.3 billion in assets, our purpose is to enhance the lives of those we serve, from Mobile County, Alabama to Leon County, Florida. Visit penair.org to learn more.