Inspired by a teller who wanted to do something after cancertook her grandfather, the “Fit Bottom Mamas” of the Yucaipa,Calif., branch of Arrowhead Credit Union raised $2,550 this year inthe recent Yucaipa Relay for Life. The gang of five set a goal of$1,000 and more than doubled that by selling hand-made scarves,blankets, baked goods and other items to each other and then itwent viral across the $755 million credit union.


“Everyone on our team had their lives touched by cancer in someway, so this was a very personal mission for us. It was amazing howour colleagues across Arrowhead got behind our effort,” said tellerCrystal Meyers. “Through their incredible support, we more thandoubled our goal and had a lot of fun along the way!”


Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.