The TowerCares Foundation announced today that it has appointed Mr. Allen Brisentine III as new Chairman of its volunteer Board of Directors.
Thirty college students studying STEM-related fields each received a $5,000 scholarship from the TowerCares Foundation. More than half of this year's winners have parents who are affiliated with the Department of Defense, or serve in the U.S. Military.
TowerCares Foundation Surpasses $2 Million in Donations, Grants and Scholarships to Help Military Heroes and Children in Need
The TowerCares Foundation has provided over $2 million to help military families, Veterans, and children in need. Tower Federal Credit Union members and employees, along with the credit union's Pennies for Change program, were instrumental in helping the Foundation reach the $2 million milestone.
40th Annual Tower Classic Golf Tournament Raises $61,000 to Help Sick Children at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
The annual golf tournament, held on June 2 and hosted by the TowerCares Foundation, raised the highest amount in the event's 40-year history, with all proceeds going to help critically ill children and their families receiving care at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore's local Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
Tower Federal Credit Union Celebrates 70 Years with a $70,000 Donation to Local Charities through the TowerCares Foundation
To celebrate Tower Federal Credit Union’s 70th anniversary, the TowerCares Foundation donated $70,000 to local charities supporting military heroes, Veterans and children in need. The donation coincided with Tower’s refreshed brand, logo, and website. Founded in 1953, Tower Federal Credit Union recently celebrated its 70th anniversary with a special $70,000 donation to charities through the […]
Fifteen college-bound students studying STEM-related fields each received a $5,000 scholarship from the TowerCares Foundation. Over half have parents who are currently serving or have served in the U.S. Military.
The annual golf tournament, hosted by the TowerCares Foundation, raised the highest amount in the event's history, with all proceeds going to help critically ill children and their families receiving care at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore's local Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
The annual golf tournament, hosted by the TowerCares Foundation, raises funds for critically ill children receiving care at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore's local Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
Ten college-bound students, eight of whom are Maryland residents, each received a $5,000 scholarship from the TowerCares Foundation.
[Laurel, Md.] - The TowerCares Foundation is proud to announce that it has surpassed $1 million in grants, donations and scholarships to help support military heroes, Veterans and children in need. A recent donation of $5,000 to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center pushed the Foundation's charitable giving past the million dollar mark.
[Laurel, MD] – The Armed Forces Financial Network® (AFFN®) has approved a $1,500 matching grant for the TowerCares Foundation for 2021. For over 35 years, AFFN® has provided the U.S. military, Veteran and civilian communities with ready access to their funds through ATM and POS terminal locations at or near U.S. military bases worldwide. Thank […]
Tower Federal Credit Union Launches New Pennies for Change Program to Help Local Military Heroes and Children in Need
Tower FCU will donate up to $250,000 to the TowerCares Foundation in 2021 through the credit union’s new Pennies for Change program. [Laurel, MD] – Tower Federal Credit Union announces the launch of a new philanthropic initiative, Pennies for Change. In 2021, Tower will donate up to $250,000 to the TowerCares Foundation through the Pennies […]
Five college-bound students, including one attending the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, each received $5,000 from the Foundation. [Laurel, Md.] Madison Garrigus of Laurel, Md. is entering her freshman year at the United States Coast Guard Academy with an extra $5,000 in her pocket, thanks to the TowerCares Foundation. Ms. Garrigus is one of five winners […]
Tower Federal Credit Union and TowerCares Foundation Make $30,900 Donation to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore
Lifetime philanthropic contributions now totaling more than $750,000 [Laurel, MD] – Tower Federal Credit Union (Tower) and TowerCares Foundation proudly announce a gift of $30,900 to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center (JHCC) in Baltimore City. The organizations have been long-term supporters of JHCC, donating a cumulative total of more than $750,000 to the hospital over […]
[Laurel, MD] – CUNA Mutual Group, a leading insurance, financial services and technology company based in Wisconsin, has committed to donate $2,000 annually to the TowerCares Foundation, for a total donation of $10,000 over five years. CUNA Mutual Group is focused on helping people achieve financial security through all life stages. Their offerings include consumer […]
[Laurel, MD] – Food insecure households are among those people who are more susceptible to the COVID-19 public health crisis, according to the Maryland Food Bank. “Kids who are missing meals at school, seniors who can’t leave their homes out of fear, and people who were food insecure even before COVID-19 hit, are particularly vulnerable […]
[Laurel, Md.]—This holiday season, the spirit of giving and generosity was alive and well at Tower Federal Credit Union. Through the credit union’s “Tower Gives Back” program, employees have an opportunity to participate in a variety of events and programs to help families and at-risk children in the community—even if those events occur during the […]
Sunrise Solutions Clay Shoot Raises over $7,000 for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore
Trap & skeet tournament puts a new spin on fundraising. [Laurel, MD] — When Annapolis-based commercial telecom-services provider Sunrise Solutions wanted to hold a fundraiser to support local children in need, they decided against the run of the mill golf tournament. Instead, they did something a little out of the ordinary: a day of trap […]
The Foundation awards $25K to five college-bound students pursuing careers in the STEM fields, including one repeat winner from last year’s program. [Laurel, MD] For the second year in a row, Victoria Nelson will be entering college this fall with an extra $5,000 in her pocket to help pay for tuition and expenses. The University […]
37th Annual Tower Classic Golf Tournament Raises Over $35,000 for Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore
[Laurel, MD]— Twin sisters Elle and Emme Thomas, the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champions for Maryland, were delivered 25 weeks premature on September 30, 2016 at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center (JHCC) in Baltimore. Both girls were born with brain bleeds, and, while Elle’s bleed healed on its own, Emme developed hydrocephalus, resulting in several […]
Organizations aid local food banks to assist those impacted by recent government furlough. [Laurel, MD] – Tower Federal Credit Union and the TowerCares Foundation recently made matching donations to three local food banks to help replenish food and other necessities depleted by the increased demand from those impacted by the recent government shutdown. The Maryland […]
Bonus donation opportunity for TowerCares Foundation through AmazonSmile. Through January 31, 2019, AmazonSmile will donate 15% the purchase price of new print magazine subscriptions. Click here for details.
The TowerCares Foundation is a proud supporter of Hero Dogs, a local non-profit that trains and places service dogs with disabled Veterans and first responders. We were given a unique opportunity to name one of the Hero Dogs in the latest litter. We decided to choose our puppy’s name from a selection of military heroes, and […]
Awards $25K to college-bound students in the scholarship program’s inaugural year [Laurel, MD] – What do a student planning to attend Princeton University, a student dreaming of a degree in computer engineering, a student gearing up for her freshman year at Wesleyan University, a student who wants to help develop new innovations in farming, and a […]
[Laurel, MD]—The 36th Annual Tower Classic Golf Tournament, hosted by the TowerCares Foundation, raised over $40,000 for Johns Hopkins Children’s Center (JHCC) in Baltimore, Md., a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. The tournament was held June 8 at Renditions Golf Club in Davidsonville, Md. Special guests included eight-year old Olivia Cooper, the 2018 Children’s Miracle Network […]
[Laurel, MD]—The TowerCares Foundation donated $20,000 to the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET) to provide funds for three computer rooms at MCVET’s facility for homeless veterans in Baltimore, Md. The new “cybercafés” are equipped with computers, printers, Wi/Fi, computer desks and chairs. The computers and Internet access will help veterans residing at […]
To kick things off, now through March 31, Amazon will donate 1.5% of your online purchases to TowerCares. That’s triple the standard AmazonSmile donation of 0.5%! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know….same products, same prices, same service. And now you can support TowerCares just by shopping as you normally do! Start your shopping at […]
[Laurel, MD]—Most young boys wouldn’t see themselves celebrating their ninth birthday at a charity golf tournament, but then most boys haven’t been through what Trip Black has. Burned in an unfortunate campfire accident at the age of four, Kenneth “Trip” Black was flown to the Johns Hopkins Burn Treatment Center in Baltimore, MD—the closest trauma […]
[Laurel, MD]—Tower Federal Credit Union employees and members raised over $18,000 for the TowerCares Foundation during the credit union’s recent “Have A Heart” fundraiser. TowerCares will donate the money raised to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore’s local Children’s Miracle Network hospital, to help critically ill children receiving treatment and their families. During the month […]
A Jeep and an SUV pulled up in front of the provider of housing and shelter for the homeless just before Christmas, filled to the brim with everything from sheets to pajamas to food in an effort to make residents’ holiday happier and warmer. The goods were paid for with $1,700 that employees from the […]
[Laurel, MD]—The 34th Annual Tower Classic Golf Tournament, hosted for the first time this year by the recently formed TowerCares Foundation, raised $31,000 to benefit the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore’s local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. The tournament took place on June 3, 2016 at Renditions Golf Club in Davidsonville, Md. In addition, a check […]