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Credit union donates $12.5K toward tornado relief

A local credit union donated $12,500 toward tornado relief.

Abbey Credit Union, with locations in Troy and Vandalia, said in a statement today that $12,500 will be given out via gift cards to those who need help with food, goods or supplies lost as a result of the storms.

The Memorial Day tornadoes left a trail of damage in their wake, destroying homes and businesses and causing millions of dollars in damages.

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Those interested in the funds from the credit union should bring an ID, photos of the damage and (if insured) a copy of the insurance policy. Part of the deductible may be reimbursed, the credit union said.

Abbey said $10,000 was from the Ohio Credit Union Foundation.

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