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In the Community

There are several opportunities for supporting members to lend talent and services that can help us achieve our mission of providing funding and assistance that make a lasting impact in our local nonprofit community.

Hanscom FCU Charitable Foundation, Inc. will work to bring together new donors and new dollars each year offering additional and non-traditional resources to our community. The Foundation’s focus is on providing donations, marshaling both human and financial resources and providing assistance where we can do the most good for the community.

Each member of the foundation is required to pay annual dues of $10.00 to maintain their membership. Members are also encouraged to donate additional funds to support fundraising activities.

The Foundation will distribute 100% of the proceeds received, with nothing deducted for administrative expenses.

See the examples below of programs that fall within the scope of Foundation activities: 


Home Base Program


Committed $100,000 annually since 2014 to the Home Base Program to provide clinical care and conduct research to support veterans experiencing symptoms of post-traumatic stress or traumatic brain injury. Learn more.

New England Center and Home for Veterans


Donated $10,000 to the New England Center and Home for Veterans to benefit the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless to assist the center as a national leader in housing and serving veterans who are at risk of homelessness. Learn more.


Fisher House Boston


Donated $5,000 to help guests manage the expenses that come with caring for a hospitalized veteran. Fisher House provides free housing for families accompanying a veteran at the VA Boston Heathcare System facility in West Roxbury, MA. Learn more.


Crossroads for Kids


Donated $20,000 to date to support this year-round program in Eastern Massachusetts helping disadvantaged kids age seven to seventeen prepare for college. Learn more.

Children's Hospital Boston

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Congratulations to the 2017 Marathon team. Thanks to generous support frpm members like you, we raised $46,441 for pediatric brain research at Boston Children's Hospital. Learn more.

 Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

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Hanscom Federal Credit Union donated dozens of blankets to the Cooperative Credit Union Association’s annual Blanket/Clothing Drive to benefit the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless. Learn more.