New England FCU Wraps Up 2019 with $62,500 in Donations to Community Organizations
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TruStone Financial Donates $9,000 to Local High School Sports Programs
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Service Credit Union, AFFN Donate $3,000 to Landstuhl Fisher House for Families of Wounded Soldiers
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Northland Area Federal CU Provides Meals for Homeless
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First Community Donates To Children’s Miracle Network through Six Flags Ticket Partnership
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LANDSTUHL, GERMANY (December 10, 2019) – Service Credit Union and the Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) have once again partnered to donate $3,000 to the Landstuhl Fisher House, which provides a home away from home for families of patients receiving medical care at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This effort follows a previous joint donation of $3,000 in May 2019. “As longtime supporters of the Landstuhl Fisher House, we are honored to contribute to this outstanding cause, [...]
(Auburn Hills), MI. – Nov. 19, 2019 – On Tuesday, Nov. 5th, Genisys Credit Union was proud to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for Garfield Ventures luxury senior living center project - Stonefield of Clinton, which will be located on Garfield Rd. in Clinton Township, Michigan.  “Genisys is proud to be the lead credit union financing this project that will help strengthen the fabric of a Michigan community,” said Jackie Buchanan, President & CEO of[...]
Cornerstone Credit Union hosted the 6th annual WREX Freeport Food Drive at their Freeport facility on Friday, November 8, 2019. WREX-TV Channel 13 did live broadcasts throughout the day, starting in their 5am news show through the 6pm newscast This local effort began in 2014 when WREX became aware that some food pantries were at risk of closing their doors due to lack of food. Those Freeport pantries were able to keep their doors open because of the community's response to the food drive,[...]
Missoula, MT - Clearwater Credit Union recognized veterans who are studying at the University of Montana this week with a donation of $10,000 to the UM Veterans Scholarship Fund. The purpose of this fund is to reduce the financial barriers of veterans who attend the University. Shawn Grove, director of the UM VETS office notes that “many veterans face a financial strain” when going to school. “Being able to offer funding that bridges the financial gap can make a [...]
Roan Mountain, TN - Nikki Garland, Collections Coordinator of Northeast Community Credit Union, recently presented the Helping Teachers Teach grant check to Megan Heaton, art teacher at Unaka Elementary School. Heaton applied for the Helping Teachers Teach grant to purchase art supplies to prepare for a school-wide art show in November. “I believe artwork is a source of reflection for my students,” Heaton said. “Art is one of the many ways students are able to[...]
Toccoa, GA  – Peach State Federal Credit Union has created a $3,000 scholarship to assist students at Toccoa Falls College who are pursuing a degree in the field of Teacher Education. One student in the School of Teacher Education will be awarded the $500 scholarship each semester for the next three years.   “We are very grateful to Peach State Federal Credit Union for supporting our teacher candidates as they strive for excellence in future classrooms and to make[...]
WATFORD CITY, ND – In response to a request from Hettinger County Sheriff’s Office, Dakota West Credit Union is offering to match donations from individuals and businesses throughout the county to support child safety and drug prevention education. Sheriff Sarah Warner sent letters to businesses to request donations to the National Child Safety Council organization on behalf of Hettinger County officials to establish programs for kindergarten through sixth grade students. Sheriff[...]
MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Oct. 29, 2019 - In its fifth year, TopLine Credit Union Foundation has awarded $12,000 in scholarship money to twelve TopLine members who are continuing their education. Additionally, the foundation awarded $1,500 in scholarship funds to support post-secondary educational needs and goals of students in Nigeria through partnership with Africa Education and Health Initiative (AFEDHI), a local non-profit organization with a vision to assist African students with access to[...]
Madison, Wis. – The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) Board of Directors has approved 8 grants totaling $75,000 to help credit union organizations document and measure the impacts of their products and services on member and employee financial health. In 2017, the Foundation funded six credit unions to measure the financial health of their members, using the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI’s) financial health segmentation methodology. The aggregate[...]
O’Fallon, IL - GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $1,055 in the month of October to benefit Belleville Area Humane Society. In an ongoing effort to support the local community, GCS employees participate in Jeans Days each month. In exchange for a donation of $15 or more, employees are allowed to wear jeans on Fridays and Saturdays during the month of October. Belleville Area Humane Society’s mission is to improve the lives of homeless animals in our community[...]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska USA Foundation donated a total of $78,000 to local nonprofits in Alaska, Arizona, California’s High Desert, and Washington. $15,000 was donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, whose mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth, so they can achieve their full potential. $5,000 was donated to Together! Club House Programs in Lacey, Washington. Together! provides after-school[...]
Madison, Wis. – The National Credit Union Foundation’s (the Foundation) Board of Directors has approved 3 new Biz Kid$ Business Plan Competition Grants for 2019-2019, totaling $25,000. These grants allow credit union organizations to use Biz Kid$ to provide economic and entrepreneurship education to youth to help them build a solid financial future. Biz Kid$ Business Plan Competitions allow students to build their own business using knowledge from the series, while practicing[...]


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