Southern Parents & Teachers Federal Credit Union now accepting contributions for Devon Gales Fund _lowres

Associated Press photo by John Bazemore -- Southern wide receiver Devon Gales is taken off the field after he was injured in the second half against Georgia on Saturday in Athens, Ga.

On behalf of the SU System Foundation, Southern Parents & Teachers Federal Credit Union (FCU) is accepting contributions for The Devon Gales Fund. Members are allowed to donate in person at any credit union branch or at any shared branching location.

SU Athletics and the foundation started the fund in an effort to provide financial assistance to Gales and his family to cover medical expenses.

“Devon has a long road ahead of himFCU President and CEO Eldridge Etienne said in a statement. “Southern Parents & Teachers FCU wants to support the fund that was established by SU System Foundation and remind Devon that the entire Southern University family is behind him during his recovery. We continue to keep the young athlete in our prayers.”

The Devon Gales Fund is the official fundraising platform of Southern University. Donations can be made online by visiting The Devon Gales Fund webpage at


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