Reading, PA – Visions Federal Credit Union surprised Centro Hispano Daniel Torres, Inc. with a donation of $25,000 at the 2023 Amigo Award Dinner in Wyomissing, PA. The donation will help to support many of the organization's community programs, including Abriendo Puertas (Opening Doors).
The Amigo Award Dinner is an annual gala hosted by the Centro Hispano, or Hispanic Center, to honor those who support the Centro Hispano's mission and enhance quality of life for the Latino population in the Greater Reading area. This year's recipient was the Reading Area Community College.
One of the event sponsors, Visions had several of their organization's leaders in attendance. During the gala, Visions' Director of Branding and Public Relations, Timothy Strong, addressed the room to announce the donation, recognizing Centro Hispano's impact on Berks County.
"When we looked at the various organizations serving the Hispanic population of Berks County and beyond, it became clear that Centro Hispano was a trusted resource making a huge impact," said Strong. "This support is the next chapter of what we know will be a long partnership."
"We are honored to have a partner like Visions Federal Credit Union in our community working to lift up our families with tools and resources that enhance financial literacy," said Michael Toledo, President and CEO of the Centro Hispano Daniel Torres, Inc. "It is through these types of partnerships that we are able to lead collective impact for years to come."
In addition to offering financial services, including member service in English and Spanish, Visions contributes to local causes through grants, sponsorships, and in-kind donations. Applications for nonprofit support and information about Visions' charitable initiatives can be found at visionsfcu.org/cares.
About Centro Hispano Daniel Torres, Inc.
The mission of the Hispanic Center is to support and enhance the acculturation of the Latino population in the Greater Reading area through collaborative initiatives designed to enable individuals to improve their quality of life and the quality of life in their communities.
About Visions Federal Credit Union
Visions Federal Credit Union is a not for profit financial institution completely owned by its members. Established in 1966, Visions proudly serves over 250,000 members in communities throughout New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Services include banking as well as auto, home, personal, and business loans.