NWCUA and six Washington state credit unions team up to offer program starting April 1.
A few years ago, North Coast Credit Union in Bellingham, Wash., started working with several of them in the area. Terry Belcoe, president/CEO of the $122 million cooperative, said the food offered to those in need was not the healthiest on the shelves and in the bins.
Credit union will provide start up funds.
Despite the back-office burden of handling thousands of pennies for a local charity drive, Terry Belcoe, president/CEO of the $137 million North Coast Credit Union in Bellingham, Wash., insists his CU is showing the way in demonstrating community commitment.
North Coast Credit Union is going to extra trouble this winter to support a "Mountains of Hope" penny drive, dumping thousands of coins into CU branches to support a needy charity.