Security Service Federal Credit Union Charitable Foundation donated $10,000 to help renovate a training area for Freedom Service Dogs. The foundation is a non-profit that serves as a charitable extension of the San Antonio, Texas based Security Service FCU.
Employees of Genisys Credit Union volunteered to become "reading buddies" for young students through the institution's reading initiative. The employees of the Auburn Hills, Mich.-based credit union volunteered one hour of their time twice a week to promote literacy in adolescents.
Pursuing their studies
Seven high school students walked away with college scholarships from Hanscom AFB, Mass.-based Hanscom Federal Credit Union.
Assisting with college costs
Tropical Financial Credit Union of Miramar, Fla., awarded $10,000 worth of scholarships to 10 students to assist with the cost of college.
Helping the homeless
Waltham, Mass.-based RTN GoodWorks Foundation of RTN Federal Credit Union helped raise funds for homeless teens and families through its annual 5K benefit walk.
Parks & rec
Peach State Federal Credit Union of Lawrenceville, Ga., donated $500 to a local recreation department that will help provide parks and recreational activities to residents.
Write to Educate
LAFCU awarded two $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors through the Lansing, Mich.-based CU's 2019 Write to Educate Essay contest.
Members of Apple Federal Credit Union in Fairfax, Va., received a $2 million payback through the institution's HomeAdvantage Cash Rewards program, which incentives membership to purchase or sell homes.
Winners from Flint, Mich.-based Financial Plus Credit Union's You are the Future Scholarship were announced. Two winners received $1,000 scholarships to pay for college expenses.
Thirty young credit union members of American Heritage Credit Union each received a $1,000 college scholarship at a banquet at the Philadelphia, Pa.-based CU's main branch.
Many of the women in this year's list are familiar to American Banker readers, including J.P. Morgan's Mary Callahan Erdoes, Fidelity Investmemts' Abigail Johnson and Synchrony Financial's Margaret Keane. Seven honorees are newcomers, including two, Maria Hackley and Ida Liu, from Citigroup.