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SANDY, Utah, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the 2018-19 Utah Jazz regular season comes to a close, Mountain America Credit Union presented Huntsman Cancer Foundation with a $56,000 check as part of the Mountain America 3-point shot donation.
Mountain America donated $50 for every three-point basket made by the Utah Jazz with an additional $50 donation for every game-changing shot. During the 2018-19 season, the Utah Jazz made over 900 3-point shots.
Mountain America’s leadership team presented the $56,000 check to David Huntsman, who represented the Huntsman family, during halftime of the April 9 Utah Jazz home game.
“On behalf of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation and the Huntsman family, we want to express our heartfelt appreciation to Mountain America Credit Union for this gift of $56,000,” says Susan Sheehan, president and chief operating officer at Huntsman Cancer Foundation. “We share your commitment to people helping people and are grateful for your ongoing support in our mission to eradicate cancer in our lifetime. This donation will help fund the transformational research being conducted at Huntsman Cancer Institute and we sincerely value this important community partnership.”
Over the past six years, Mountain America has donated over $350,000 to Huntsman Cancer Foundation.
“Mountain America is honored to help in the fight against cancer through our 3-point shot donation,” says Sterling Nielsen, president and chief executive officer at Mountain America Credit Union. “Dedicated to eradicating cancer, Huntsman Cancer Foundation provides patients with critical care that improves quality of life and brings hope.”
About Mountain America Credit Union
With more than 810,000 members and $8.5 billion in assets, Mountain America Credit Union assists members on the right path to help them identify and achieve their financial dreams. Mountain America provides consumers and businesses with a variety of convenient, flexible products and services, as well as sound, timely advice. Members enjoy access to secure, cutting-edge mobile banking technology, over 90 branches across five states, thousands of shared-branching locations nationwide and more than 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Mountain America—safely guiding you forward along your financial journey. Learn more at macu.com.
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