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Bedding Drive Benefits Non-Profits to Support Local Communities
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Funding 'Little Lockers' at Elementary Schools to Encourage Reading
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$200,000 to Westerly Hospital Foundation
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TopLine Financial Credit Union’s third annual Bedding Drive held during the month of February benefited three local non-profits, Avenues for Youth, MORE Community Services and YMCA of the North Youth and Family Services. TopLine members and employees generously donated bedding items of pillows, sheet sets, comforters and blankets to help bring comfort to those in need in our local communities. Employees were able to participate by donating bedding items and money in exchange for a[...]
Through its annual Ride 50 auto loan promotion, Ascentra Credit Union and its members raised $16,900 for the local Salvation Army in 2022. This promotion begins Oct. 1 and ends Dec. 31 each year. With every new qualifying auto loan or refinance during those months, Ascentra gives $50 to the borrower and donates $50 to one of four Salvation Army regions depending on where the borrower lives. Combined, Ascentra’s nine branches processed 338 auto loans during this time in 2022 which[...]
The RCU Foundation made a $25,000 gift to the Tri-County Memorial Foundation in support of the construction of the new Gunderson Tri-County Hospital and Clinics in Whitehall. The current hospital facility in Whitehall is over 60 years old and the new Tri-County Hospital and Clinics will provide better access, improve patient experience, and support modern healthcare delivery. "Gundersen Tri-County Hospital and Clinics seek collaborative opportunities such as this to enhance and maintain [...]
The RCU Foundation Rock the Riverfront Youth Coloring Contest starts on February 20, 2023.  This contest is for youth 12 years old and under and encourages creativity while building awareness for the annual run/walk and the workforce development organizations that it supports in 2023.  Ten winners will be selected the week of March 6, prizes will include a Royal Credit Union (Royal) swag basket valued at $25. To participate, community members can pick-up coloring sheets at any Royal[...]
UW Credit Union kicked off a sweet community gesture in honor of Valentine's Day. The credit union created a unique volunteer time off (VTO) opportunity around the theme of “Show Some Love For Your Community.”  Feb. 1 – Feb. 10, team members were encouraged to make Valentine’s Day cards or kind notes together, onsite, in support of elderly neighbors at senior living communities and programs. Between all participating departments, UW Credit Union[...]
Contribution includes $50,000 cash gift, $60,000 for a refrigerated truck and $5,585 from credit union employees and members   Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, announced today that it has donated $115,585 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to help individuals and families have access to food this holiday season. The donation, one of Ascend’s largest to Second Harvest Food Bank this year, includes a $50,000 cash gift, $60,000[...]
Warner Robins, GA — Robins Financial Credit Union recently made a $2,000 donation to the Robins Spouses’ Club scholarship program. This scholarship program awards academic scholarships to students from eligible military families and eligible Robins Air Force Base Department of Defense families. The selection panel will determine award winners based on demonstrated scholastic achievement, involvement in school, community work and a personal essay. Robins Financial Credit Union is[...]
South Burlington, VT – Vermont Federal Credit Union has partnered with the National Guard Association of Vermont (NGA-VT) to award $1,000 scholarships to two very deserving students. This year’s recipients were chosen out of a pool of students who themselves or a family member serve in the Vermont National Guard. The 2023 recipients of the Vermont Federal Credit Union and NGA-VT scholarships are Hannah Smith and Abigail Rice. “At Vermont Federal Credit, supporting our[...]
PHOTO: L to R: Major Jason Beams; Julie Johnston; Abigail Gagnon; Bill Smith, NEFCU Chief Strategy Officer; Lieutenant Colonel Jason Galipeau (on behalf of his son Colby Galipeau); Trisha Jackman; Avery Feeley; Lieutenant Colonel Doran Metzger NEFCU Williston, VT—New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) recently announced the recipients of five $1,000 Vermont National Guard scholarships. NEFCU Chief Strategy Officer Bill Smith was on hand to make the presentations. Lieutenant Colonel[...]
Granite City, IL - GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $950.00 in the month of November to benefit the S.A.N.T.A. of Logan County organization through their Don’t Stop Donatin’ Jeans Program. The Don’t Stop Donatin’ Jeans Program is funded by GCS employees who make monthly, monetary donations out of their own pockets to a local organization. By donating $15 or more to a specific organization, GCS employees are able to wear jeans and tennis shoes on[...]
Bryan-College Station, Texas, Dec. 15, 2022 – The Giving Tee was the most profitable company in this year’s Texas A&M Mays Business School Integrated Business Experience (IBE) program, earning nearly $8,000 in profits, which is being donated to Voices for Children of Brazos Valley. The Giving Tee was one of 10 companies launched by master level students participating in the class. Students formed real businesses and carried out all the duties required to bring a product or[...]
Auburn Hills, MI. - December 9, 2022 - On December 8th, Genisys Credit Union was awarded the Moceri Companies Building Awareness Award at the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce’s Silver & Gold Awards. They received the award in recognition of building their company awareness through a legacy of giving.  “The Genisys name and brand has been built on a commitment to community. The place you can come to and be on a first name basis with our team, see us at an event in your[...]


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