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1st Advantage gives back to local nonprofits

Nearly 13 years ago, 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union launched its annual 1st AIDE (Assistance, Inspiration, Dedication and Experience) Day, an initiative inspired by their commitment to the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.”

Each year, with the guidance of local nonprofits, several large projects are created and executed by colleagues, all of which fulfill an immediate need for the organizations, a release stated.

1st Advantage colleagues continued their 1st AIDE Day tradition while still prioritizing each other’s health and safety amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the projects were spread out over a week and done individually, while in years past all colleagues would gather on Columbus Day and complete projects together.

Colleagues volunteered their free time to support some of the organizations that make the Hampton Roads region healthier, stronger, and more vibrant. Accomplishments included:

—Created 402 surgery bears for Chil...

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