One Nevada Credit Union to Donate $1,500 in New Office Supplies
and Equipment to Help Local Military Veterans
RENO, NV. — One Nevada Credit Union (ONCU) is donating $1,500 in new office supplies and equipment to help get the new Veterans and Military Center at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) campus fully functioning by the time school starts back up in the fall. The local credit union, which got its start on a Nevada military base in 1950, has a long history of supporting veterans.
“As a company, we want to support our local veterans any way we can. These supplies are the basic necessities that we hope will help these men and women be successful in completing their educational goals,” says Wanida Black, District Manager for ONCU’s Northern Nevada branches.
The donations include a professional paper shredder, a coat rack, and basic items like pens, paper, tape, staplers and cleaning supplies. ONCU purchased $1,000 in supplies and is donating an additional $500 to the center so they can replenish their supplies over the course of the academic year. The Veterans and Military Center is located in the William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center on the main UNR campus. They work to provide a wide range of career and educational support for all undergraduate and graduate students who are veterans and active duty military members. The goal is to help veterans successfully integrate and succeed on campus.
“We are so excited! Thanks to these donations, we will now have a fully functioning office. This donation will help us fulfill our goal of providing a sense of integration and feeling of community for our students as they transition out of the military and into the academic world,” says Terina Caserto, Director of Veteran Services at UNR.
ONCU will deliver the items to the Military and Veteran Center on Wednesday, June 29th at 1:00 p.m. If you would like to get video and/or photos of the delivery, as well as interviews with local veterans, please RSVP to Auburn Harrison, AVP Community Relations at (775) 764-7962.