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CH A RIT Y OF THE MONTH WINNER S NOVEMBER and DECEMBER 2015 TO NOMINATE A CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE OR TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE NOMINEES, VISIT:

www.facebook.com/SunStateFCU and click on “Charity of the Month”

NOVEMBER WINNER - 1,892 VOTES

DECEMBER WINNER – 1,140 VOTES

Court Appointed Project Special Advocates Makeover The November Charity of the Month winner is a national foundation known as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). The $1,000 will be donated to the local CASA sector, which is called the Guardian Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 not for profit corporation established in 1993 to support the work of the Guardian ad Litem Program in the 8th Judicial Circuit. The Foundation provides resources not available through state funding to help normalize the lives of abused, neglected and/or abandoned children by offering the same opportunities afforded children outside the dependency system. Sofia McGraw will receive $300 for nominating them. The winner of the $500 random drawing is BACK Fighting Cancer, Inc. and the $100 random voter winner is Tonya C Townsend.

The December Charity of the Month Project Makeover, a local nonprofit organization known. Completely run by University of Florida students, Project Makeover has been helping local elementary schools since 2008 by painting interactive murals, landscaping, fulfilling a Dream Project requested by the school, and participating in a variety of other activities to help better the facility. This year’s Project Makeover will take place at Rawlings Elementary from February 19 to 21. Their goal is to bring the University of Florida campus and the Alachua County community together to change the face of public education. Julie McBee will receive $300 for nominating them. The winner of the $500 random drawing is Carson Springs, and the $100 random voter winner is Susan Pickford.

Prizes provided by a partnership between Sunstate Federal Credit Union and Tower Publications, Inc.

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