Hanscom AFB, Mass.-based Hanscom FCU sponsored a gala geared toward alleviating hardships that veterans face. The event raised millions of dollars for the cause.
Naveo Credit Union in Somerville, Mass., has developed a partnership with Aeronaut Brewing Co. to host workshops for first-time homebuyers at the brewing company.
Cleaning up the highway
Employees of Dow Chemical Employees' Credit Union in Midland, Mich., spent three hours cleaning up a three-mile stretch of highway.
Medford, N.Y.-based Suffolk Federal Credit Union contributed $1,000 to Jacie's Kid, a local nonprofit that supports children in the Long Island area battling cancer.
Sterling customer service
SPIRE Credit Union in Falcon Heights, Minn., was recognized for its customer service with a 2018 Readers' Choice Award from local newspaper Town & Country News.
Best and brightest
For the third year in a row, the National Association for Business Resources recognized San Diego County Credit Union as one of San Diego's Best and Brightest in Wellness. The San Diego, Calif.-based institution was recognized for its commitment to motivating its employees to achieve healthier lifestyles.
Warner Robins, Ga.-based Robins Financial donated $10,000 to Project Safe, an organization working to end domestic violence.
A casual dress program from RTN Federal Credit Union in Waltham, Mass., raised nearly $1,700 in 2018. Employees sport denim and other casual wear in exchange for donations to support advocacy efforts at political action committees overseen by the Credit Union Cooperative Association.
First Financial Federal Credit Union supported local education by donating $7,500 to the Baltimore County Public Schools Education Foundation's Exchangeree. Public school teachers will have more access to the supplies they need thanks to the donation from the Lutherville, Md.-based institution.
American 1 Credit Union sponsored Talons Out Honor Flight, a nonprofit organization that recognizes veterans by flying them out to Washington D.C., for free to see war memorials. This is the Jackson, Mich.-based institution's second sponsorship of the organization.
CEO Wendy Cai-Lee says Piermont Bank can do it all for financial technology firms: be their commercial banker, be their banking-as-a-service provider and develop APIs and other cutting-edge products for them.
The Trump administration has compelled the Federal Reserve to shut down the Main Street Lending Program and other facilities that aid banks’ pandemic relief efforts, but President-elect Biden’s Treasury nominee could help turn the spigot back on.