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RALEIGH, N.C. — State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) announces the return of its Shred Day program that offers members and non-members a free service to dispose of sensitive documents that are no longer needed. In conjunction with Shred-it, a leader in secure document management services, 2023 Shred Day events are being scheduled at numerous SECU branch sites across the state. Only personal documents will be accepted – no business or commercial shredding. Staples, paper clips, [...]
Jackson, MI –American 1 Credit Union has once again been certified through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR program for nine of their buildings. The credit union has been certified since late 2020 and remains on track for energy efficiency. To be certified as ENERGY STAR, a building must meet strict energy performance standards set by the EPA. According to the EPA website, to be eligible for ENERGY STAR certification, a building must earn an ENERGY STAR score of 75 [...]
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (July 19, 2022) -- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is committed to helping the community properly dispose of sensitive data, an effort that landed the company a total of seven Guinness World Records® titles. SDCCU’s latest Free Shred Day Event, held at two locations on June 18, resulted in over 32,000 pounds of paper collected and shredded. “SDCCU is pleased to provide[...]
Raleigh, N.C. – SECU Foundation recently announced a $40,000 grant for the Housing Consultants Group (HCG), a non-profit that provides financial counseling services and homebuyer education for underserved and diverse populations in the Piedmont/Triad area. HCG received the Foundation’s assistance to help expand its resources in other North Carolina counties with large minority communities. “HCG has been serving North Carolinians in this region for 17 years – this is a [...]
Arsenal Credit Union (St. Louis, MO) recently held a paper shred event and an electronics recycling event for members of the community to help them protect their identities and the environment while also saving natural resources. Overall, slightly more than 17 tons of waste was kept out of landfills. The credit union partnered with the City of Arnold and Arnold Parks and Recreation to hold both events at the Arnold Rec Center parking lot. On Saturday, May 7, the credit union worked with[...]
DUBLIN, Calif. – June 2, 2022 — Patelco Credit Union, a Bay Area-based credit union dedicated to the financial wellness of its members and communities, created a three-month campaign to inspire members to switch from paper to e-statements and give back to California areas affected by the recent catastrophic wildfires. For every switch, Patelco donated $5 to One Tree Planted to plant five trees. The campaign sparked thousands of members to switch to eStatments and Patelco donated[...]
Rapid City, S.D. – Black Hills Federal Credit Union (BHFCU) teamed up with the Black Hills National Forest Service to celebrate Arbor Day for a second year. A campaign to enroll BHFCU members in paperless statements raised $1,200 for the Black Hills National Forest Service’s reforestation efforts. The donation will fund the purchase of more than 1,400 ponderosa pine seedlings, helping reforest over 3.5 acres of the Jasper Fire burn area in the southern Black Hills. The Arbor Day[...]
Raleigh, N.C. – The SECU Foundation has awarded a $40,000 grant to Stanton Hospitality House (SHH) in Fayetteville, N.C. to help them expand family house services.  The funding will allow SHH to conduct feasibility studies, enable research, and develop fundraising plans for a new facility on the campus of Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. “This is an exciting opportunity for us to help this organization move forward – it is an initiative that is very close to our[...]
Raleigh, N.C. – State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is pleased to announce the hiring of Emma Hayes as the organization’s first Chief Culture Officer. Emma brings over 25 years of experience partnering with individuals and organizations seeking to advance their staff both personally and professionally.  In her new role, Hayes will lead the oversight, direction, and administration of the Credit Union’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, as well as[...]
Harrisburg, PA (January 25, 2022) – PSECU recently announced its new Go Green, Save Green initiative that will help members and non-members alike choose a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. A digital-first credit union, PSECU has built a reputation as a sustainable organization, from its convenient digital banking tools and services that allow members to manage their money anytime, anywhere, to its LEED® Gold certified headquarters. This new initiative takes the credit[...]
DALEVILLE, Ala. (January 10, 2022) — All In Credit Union’s initiative to install solar panels at strategic branch locations has produced a substantial cost savings to the organization while also creating processes that are more environmentally friendly. Bobby Michael, President/CEO stated, “Installing solar panels has been a priority for the credit union and a trend we hope to see others follow.  At All In, we are committed to maximizing energy efficiency while cutting [...]
Eau Claire, WI – Royal Credit Union is donating $30,000 to Tree Trust, a non-profit organization committed to transforming lives and landscapes, located in St. Paul, MN. The funds will be used to enhance job skills and work capabilities for program participants through the purchase of a compact utility loader. Tree Trust provides employment training programs for promising young people ages 14-28. While enrolled in Tree Trust programs, young people earn a wage, receive employment readiness [...]


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