Humanitarian Highlight 3/26/2020: Building a Brighter Future
Credit Unions are absolute champions of their local communities. With so many positive, encouraging things they get up to in their communities, it can be hard to choose just a few to feature in our #HumanitarianHighlight. This week, we've encouraging news with everything from Girl Scouts to soccer games! If you find (or work with) a credit union that's making an impact in their community, let us know! Use the hashtag #HumanitarianHighlight or DM us on social media!
Oxford Federal Credit Union is absolutely shining! This amazing credit union donates 100% of the fees collected from coin machines in their branch lobbies. That really adds up! In 2019, nearly $9,000 in coin machine fees were donated to various non-profits: Meals on Wheels, Relay for Life, and many more! Way to go everyone!
Are you Girl Scout strong? Ascentra Credit Union is! This credit union recently partnered with Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois to create a new outreach program! It aims to support young girls in underserved communities such as Moline, Rock Island, Davenport and Muscatine. To be more specific, Ascentra is supplying a grant to help create this program. Thank you for your generosity!
Educational Federal Credit Union was the guest of honor at Fairland Elementary School for Read Across America week! This school chose to highlight books focused on diversity and inclusion-such an important topic today!
Children are our future and Arkansas Superior Federal Credit Union sure does know that! They recently donated $2,000 to Arkansas Children’s Hospital! How absolutely inspiring!
Education makes a world of difference in an individual’s life. That’s why Greater Nevada Credit Union is starting a scholarship program and will award a total of $60,000 to 25 lucky members (parents, children, and spouses also eligible). Keep up the good work!
A total of 638 Iowa Junior Achievement students get to learn all about Financial literacy thanks to Green State Credit Union! The credit union will be sponsoring 9 classrooms in a special hands-on learning program to build personal finance skills! It’s never too early to start!
Sound Credit Union, local soccer team Tacoma Stars, and Northwest Harvest are all partnering together to end hunger in the Pacific Northwest! For every goal scored at a home game, Sound Credit Union will donate $100. This amount goes far with Northwest Harvest; $100 amounts to 448 meals provided to those in need.