Credit Union Association of Oklahoma, NCUF deciding how to help.
CU industry advocates and musicians record "Thank My Piggy Bank."
The NCUF has given that designation to April 3 to help the industry kick off National Financial Literacy Month, offers resources to help.
Effort began last year in Texas and now goes national.
While he dreamed when he was younger that he’d be a speech writer for others, Chad Helminak, CUDE director of REAL Solutions and outreach at the Wisconsin Credit Union League, has found his own voice through service to the credit union industry.
More than $100,000 has been distributed to about 90 credit union members, employees and volunteers.
The National Credit Union Foundation said it has now raised more than $175,000 to benefit credit union people affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Of the 2,000 credit unions located in the path of Hurricane Sandy, 838 were unable to operate, in varying degrees, during the difficult days following the super storm, according to the NCUA. And it took nearly a full week before most of those credit unions were be back in business...
NCUF says $30,000 more in one day, while CU*SWAG pledges T-shirt take and America First donates $3,500 to Red Cross.
“The ‘people helping people’ philosophy is thriving this week."