LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health College Little Rock (BHCLR) received a $2,500 donation to the Student Emergency Fund from the Baptist Health Federal Credit Union (BHFCU). This fund ensures student’s financial needs are met in a time of crisis. Needs might include gas, groceries, diapers, bills car notes and rent.

“The Student Emergency Fund at BHCLR has been in existence for many years serving the students who are enrolled in all ten programs,” said Hope Coleman, academic and spiritual counselor at Baptist Health College Little Rock. “Money from this fund has helped students to buy gas to get them to campus for class, purchase groceries to feed their families, provide necessary supplies for single mothers and their infants and toddlers, cover electric and water bills, pay car notes before they get repossessed and pay for rent before being evicted. BHCLR is grateful to the Baptist Health Federal Credit Union for supporting our students and for the very generous gift they provided.”

BHFCU’s partnership with the college allows students to continue their education and pursue their career in health care despite barriers that arise.

“The BHFCU’s philosophy is built upon people helping people. The credit union could not be more proud and honored to carry on this philosophy by assisting with student’s needs as they become leaders in health care,” said Greg Hutchins, chief operations officer at Baptist Health Federal Credit Union. “We look forward to assisting with future needs.”

To make a donation to Baptist Health College Little Rock, visit https://bit.ly/bhcollegedonation to provide opportunities for future nurses and health care professionals.