CHICOPEE, Mass. – Alden Credit Union has now opened its third branch over the past four months.

After opening a second location in Amherst Center and another in Chicopee, the credit union has opened a branch in South Hadley. With every new membership, the member will receive a coin symbolizing $10; additionally, for every loan, credit card or savings account that is opened, the member will receive a coin symbolizing $5. The member can donate the coins back to one of four local nonprofits: Dakin Humane Society, Stavros, Solider On and Neighbors Helping Neighbors The South Hadley Food Bank.

At the end of the program Alden CU said it will double the amount of coins in each bin. The coins are at no cost to the member.

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