Xerox Federal Credit Union, El Segundo, Calif., has raised over $4,500 for breast and ovarian cancer research. Over 45 XFCU staff participated in the Revlon Run/Walk for Women event. In addition, XCFCU President/CEO Bill Cheney has been named "Professional of the Year" by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions in recognition of his 17 year service record in the credit union. AEDC Federal Credit Union, Tullahoma, Tenn., has raised $2,968 for the American Heart Association. The collective effort of the credit union's two teams, lead by Bobbie Jones and Melanie Bain, helped AEDC FCU place third out of the 13 businesses that participated. Bain was also named top individual fund-raiser overall. Eastern Financial Federal Credit Union, Miramar, Fla., has raised $10,134 for the March of Dimes. This represents a 20% increase over the previous year's contribution. EFFCU employees and members raised funds by selling stuffed Beanie animal toys, "Blue Jeans for Babies" casual day stickers and participating in WalkAmerica 2000. EFFCU has $1.1 billion in assets and serves over 150,000 members. CUNA Mutual Group, Madison, Wis., a financial services provider, has donated $100,000 to the National Credit Union Foundation, a charitable and fundraising organization for worldwide credit union development. The NCUF will use the donation to further its mission of improving the financial well-being of people. Since NCUF's inception 20 years ago, CUNA Mutual has donated more than $4 million of the $12 million total grant contributions.
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