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A baby bobcat receives care at the Tucson Wildlife Center in Tucson, Ariz. The $1.65 billion, Tucson-based Hughes Federal Credit Union recently raised $3,725 for the Tucson Wildlife Foundation through $5 donations for each new Diana Madaras “Bobcat at the Pool” debit card issued to members in 2020. The debit card, featuring art by local artist Madaras, is free to Hughes members with a Checking PLUS or checking account and offers a 10% discount on merchandise with Diana Madaras images at the Madaras Gallery. The Tucson Wildlife Center’s largely volunteer team rescues sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife, providing veterinary and rehabilitation care that allows them to release healthy animals back into the wilderness while also offering educational programs on habitat protection. Since 2019, more than $7,875 has been donated to the center through the Madaras card.

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha Chilingerian has worked in the credit union space for over a decade. She joined CU Times as managing editor in 2015 and was promoted to executive editor in 2019. Before that, she served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta Federal Credit Union) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer and editor for more than 17 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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