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Donations, donations, donations
PenFed Credit Union's Eugene Service Center announced donations totaling $25,000 to nonprofit organizations. The effort is part of of the Mclean, Va.-based CU's initiative to donate $100,000 to nonprofits in the Eugene, Oregon area.
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Here's a taste of reality
Sikorsky Credit Union gave high school students a glimpse into adulthood at its Financial Reality Fair. The event, sponsored by the Ansonia, Conn.-based credit union, allows students to experience real-life financial situations based on a selected profession.
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Nigel's Nest
The University of North Georgia's food pantry received a donation from Lawrenceville, Ga.-based Peach State Federal Credit Union. The on-campus food pantry known as "Nigel's Nest" is accessible to UNG students, faculty and staff between 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Fundraising for nonprofits
Gerber Federal Credit Union presented a check of over $14,000 to United Way, a nonprofit organization. The employees of the Fremont, Mich.-based institution raised around $9,500 and the CU delivered a 50% company match.
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A new branch
Teachers Federal Credit Union opened its 31st branch in East Meadow New York in a continued move of growth following its year acquisition of three credit unions. TFCU opened six branches in 2018.
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Donating blood
Town & County Federal Credit Union held two blood drives that collected roughly 50 pints of blood. The Scarborough, Maine-based CU organized the blood drive in support of two long-time members' two-year-old son.
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Bringing holiday cheer
TruMark Financial Credit Union brought cheer to children hospitalized during the holidays. The Fort Washington, Penn.-based CU partnered with staff at a local hospital to sponsor items on the wish lists of hospitalized kids.
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Empowering youth
Hanscom Federal Credit Union’s Charitable Foundation is continuing its support for Crossroads, a youth empowerment program. The Hanscom AFB, Mass.-based credit union has donated $50,000 since 2014 in support of operations.
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Takedown Giveaway
Aggieland Credit Union presented a $5,000 check to a Ph.D.student by way of its Tuition Takedown Giveaway. To enter the giveaway, applicants must have completed an online entry form and hold both a checking account and enroll in e-statements with the College Station, Texas.-based CU.
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A top workplace
Greater Texas Credit Union, Austin, Texas., was recognized as a Top Workplace for credit union employees for the seventh year in a row. Over 24,000 workers were surveyed in 151 area employers to determine who would receive such designations.
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