Pen Air Federal Credit Union, Pensacola, Fla., participated in the light the night walk, raising more than $26,000. The walk was hosted by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on the University of West Florida's campus.
San Antonio Federal Credit Union, San Antonio, celebrated another record-breaking fundraising campaign. All 670 credit union employees participated, donating more than $184,000 to the United Way.
DuTrac Community Credit Union, Dubuque, Iowa, announced the credit union will provide grants to the Dubuque Community School District up to $10,000. The grants are intended to assist in the financial support of elementary school students' field trips.
MidSouth Federal Credit, Milledgeville, Ga., bestowed a donation to representatives of the Junior Police Academy. The donation is designed to assist in funding the sixth annual Junior Police Academy class.
Lacamas Community Credit Union, Camas, Wash., dispensed a donation to the Skamania School District. District Business Manager JoAnn Fritz accepted the check from LCCU President/CEO Kathleen Romane during a school assembly.
Pacific Service Credit Union, Walnut Creek, Calif., announced the creation of a $5,000 grant for the Marine Mammal Center to financial assist the organization's whale bus outreach program. The grant will permit the Marine Mammal Center to bring marine science to schools in low-income communities all over the San Francisco Bay Area.
SECU Foundation, Raleigh, N.C., announced that State Employees' Credit Union members pledged $250,000 to assist in the construction of a freestanding inpatient hospice. The donated funds will be channeled to the project by way of the foundation.
NARFE Premier Federal Credit Union, Alexandria, Va., recently made a charitable donation to NARFE's Alzheimer's Research Fund during the credit union's national convention. The event was held late last year in Louisville, Ky.
Scott Credit Union, Collinsville, Ill., pledged $10,000 over the next ten years to establish a designated fund with the High Area Community Foundation that will support a local charitable organization.
Eaton Family Credit Union, Euclid, Ohio, employees and members contributed to Rainbows Babies & Children's Hospital during the Brian & Joe rainbow radiothon. The combined donations were a significant increase from last year.
St. Mary's Bank, Manchester, N.H., recently made a donation to Consumer Credit Counseling Services. The funds will be used to help cover the cost of reprinting the counseling organization's promotional material. The information is distributed weekly by other human services and nonprofit organizations to their clients.
CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., announced that four-year-old Abby Rose helped raise more than $2,400 through the sale of lemonade and balloons at the Lone Star Credit Union in Dallas as part of the miracle baby fundraising efforts for the Children's Hospital in Dallas. Her grandmother donated a bicycle at the fundraiser. CO-OP Financial Services matched the funds dollar-for-dollar through its miracle match program.
Rivermark Community Credit Union, Beaverton, Ore., recently donated more than $5,000 to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The funds raised came from a series of fundraising events held last summer.
Dane County Credit Union, Madison, Wis., surpassed its goal raising more than $11,000 for their annual fundraiser benefiting United Way of Dane County and Community Shares of Wisconsin. The credit union's yearly contribution to these organizations has more than tripled over the past seven years.
Whatcom Educational Credit Union, Bellingham, Wash., recently contributed $10,000 to the Ershing Assistive Technology Resource Center at Western Washington University. The center supports WWU students as well as local students with learning disabilities who are interested a teaching career.
United Educational Credit Union, Battle Creek, Mich., recently named the Coldwater Parks Program as a recipient of a bright ideas grant. The bright ideas partnership program helps great educational ideas and projects become reality through assistance.