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To infinity...and beyond!
Folsom, Calif.-based SAFE Credit Union sent the Aerospace Museum of California a $25,000 check to benefit the museum's work as a STEM educator in aerospace science.
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Supporting medical staff
To support nursing resilience programs, Greenwood Village, Colo.-based Bellco Credit Union sent $25,000 to the Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation. The program assists with alleviating stress levels for medical staff.
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Funding schools
Bridgeton, Mo.-based Vantage Credit Union funded five schools in amounts ranging from $500 to $2,000 to support individual scholastic projects to improve student learning.
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Crisis center donation
A $10,000 check from Security Service Charitable Foundation was sent to Villa Maria, a place where women can safely live while they overcome crisis. The San Antonio-based credit union's donation will go toward repairing 21 bathrooms that are in bad condition.
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Getting sporty
Chalfont, Penn.-based Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU held a charity sports auction for an NFL game and raised over $1,400 to support a local organization that fights hunger.
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Supporting new businesses
Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Genisys Credit Union issued several grants to small businesses that have been established for five years or less. Various organizations submitted applications to be considered for the grant.
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Keep it casual
LAFCU employees donated a total of $14,000 through a casual Friday fundraiser. Coined by the Lansing, Mich.-based CU as "dress-down Friday", employees simply donated two dollars to the charity fund for the opportunity to wear casual clothes on the job.
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Code on
Summerville, S.C.-based Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union sent over 20 laptops to CodeOn, a not-for-profit initiative that teaches programming and coding to young people in underserved communities.
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Giving back to veterans
Leavenworth, Kan.-based Frontier Community Credit Union launched its Team Fidelis Grant with a donation totaling over $11,000. Team Fidelis supports veterans and aims to end the veteran suicide epidemic.
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Suffolk Federal goes solar
Medford, N.Y.-based Suffolk Federal Credit Union expanded its green thumb by installing solar panels at one of its branches.
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