The $221 million Heritage Credit Union in Madison, Wis., hascreated a new Pink Hope checking account that includes a $5donation to fight breast cancer with each account opened and arounding up feature to generate even more funds.


The 22,500-member HCU saidit will donate $5 to the American Cancer Society for breast cancerresearch with each opening, and that each transaction on debitcards from the account will be rounded up to the nearest dollar andthe difference transferred into a Pink Hope donation account.


The free checking account has no minimum balance or servicecharges and HCU has launched a website for the effort.


HCU was originally founded in1934 to serve employees of OscarMeyer & Company and now has branches in Madison, Milwaukee,Sauk City, Prairie du Sac, Chetek and Ladysmith, Wis., and inRockford and Galesburg, Ill.

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