Members spend the most on computer software, elementary and secondary school supply stores, bookstores and telecom.
South Florida Educational FCU helps students who need the basics, like supplies.
The $1.4 billion Indiana Members Credit Union came up with 4,000 backpacks full of school supplies to underprivileged children this year. More than 80,000
St. Anne's Credit Union in Fall River, Mass., gets 50 backpacks together with school supplies and sends them off to local elementary school.
Apple Federal Credit Union helps gather school supplies for a new school year in Northern Virginia.
Oregon-California border community credit union Chetco helps kids get back to school with what they need.
A group of teen volunteers helped get fellow Albany, N.Y., students ready to go back to school recently by preparing more than 280 backpacks of school supplies.
Florida CU offering $500 to $2,500 at 8% fixed rate for 12 months to help ease burden as new school year launches.