Align Credit Union truly embraces the credit union philosophy of "people helping people," especially through their community involvement. They are our sponsor for the Year of Service 2022, joining a decades-long tradition of our powerful radio stations offering free advertising to select local nonprofits. Align Credit Union is invested in helping its members reach their financial goals and supporting the communities they serve.

This month, they are celebrating Catie's Closet, which provides access to clothes and basic necessities in about 100 schools across New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Leaders know that student performance and attendance improve when their basic needs are met, and students can visit Catie's Closet if they are facing homelessness, financial difficulty, or simply need a change of clothing because they messed up the outfit they were wearing.

Catie's Closet operates in schools with poverty rates of 50 percent or more, according to its website. Its leaders also encourage students through their "Be Me" movement.

"Be Me encourages all of us to accept who we are as individuals," according to their website. "It tells our students they are PERFECT the way they are, and when all of us adopt this message we provide more confidence and courage to Be Me. Be Me creates an environment built on complete inclusivity, where all voices are heard and respected."

For more information or to get involved, visit

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