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CSCCU Grants Holiday Wishes

WALLINGFORD, Conn.-Constitution State Corporate CU donated 100 specific gift wishes to help Connecticut's Shoreline Association for the Retarded and Handicapped.

Michiana CU Delivers Christmas Bears

ELKHART, Ind.-Michiana Credit Union delivered Christmas bears to children in the pediatric units of elkhart General Hospital, Goshen Hospital, Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and other local organizations.

Wescom CU Delivers 1,000 Gifts

PASADENA, Calif.-Wescom Credit Union collected and delivered 1,000 Christmas gifts to the Grace Center shelter for victims of domestic violence.

SFFCU Helps Fight Breast Cancer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.-San Francisco Federal Credit Union participated in a five-mile walk in Golden Gate Park and raised more than $5,000 to help fight breast cancer.

In additional news, the credit union made a donation to Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly, which sponsored a Christmas dinner for 600 senior citizens.

San Francisco FCU's Community Share Team announced that it raised more than $20,000 in donations to the San Francisco community during the last quarter of 2003. More than half was donated to human service organizations, and the remainder supported recreational centers, medical, and educational issues.

SSFCU Helps Feed The Hungry

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Security Service Federal Credit Union partnered with the San Antonio Food Bank to sponsor a food drive to help feed needy families in the area.

COFCU Offers Financial Counseling

LAS VEGAS-Community One Federal Credit Union has partnered with BALANCE, which provides its members financial counseling services.

The credit union is also offering teenagers a financial program called CU Succeed. Features include monthly statements to teach the importance of financial management, quarterly newspapers and a special website.

During the holidays, Community One FCU donated turkeys and gift baskets to the families of 10 Gibson Middle School students. Three students at Gibson Middle School received $25 and art supplies for their holiday card designs.

The credit union also participated in Southern Nevada's Adopt A Family Program. Gifts were delivered to nine families during the holidays.

In additional news, Community One helped renovate the Margaret Rose Care Center for low-income seniors. Tasks included wallpapering, painting, replacing blinds, landscaping, cleaning, and electrical work.

OACU Ships Care Packages To Troops

FORT WORTH, Texas-OmniAmerican Credit Union donated $5,000 to help ship 1,500 care packages to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

MATCU Awards Students Scholarships

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union will award scholarships for $2,500 to high school seniors or college freshmen who are planning to pursue teaching careers.

T&CFCU Gives Teddy Bears To Kids

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.-T&C Federal Credit Union presented the children at the Child Abuse and Neglect Center with teddy bears.

T&C's corporate staff also collected new toys for The Daily Oakland Press Program.

Webster First FCU Holds Food Drive

WEBSTER, Mass.-Webster First Federal Credit Union held a food drive for the Webster/Dudley Food Share and collected 10 cases of food for the charity.

CUES CEO Network Supports CMN

MADISON, Wis.-Members of the CUES Financial Suppliers Forum and attendees of the Credit Union Executives Society's CEO Network helped raise more than $2,300 for the Children's Miracle Network at a silent auction.

GBFCU Recognized As Best In Class

RENO, Nev.-Great Basin Federal Credit Union has been recognized by Callahan and Associates as best in class nationwide for its 12-month share growth, five-year loan growth, 12-month member growth, and auto loan penetration.

Park FCU Collects Items For Needy

LOUISVILLE, Ken.-Park Federal Credit Union collected food, coats, and blankets to help the less fortunate. Food was donated to Dare to Care, and the Southeast Helping Hands. Coats and blankets were donated to Fern Creek United Highview Ministries.

LDFCU Donates To St. Vincent de Paul

BATON ROUGE, La.-LA DOTD Federal Credit Union donated toys, hats, mittens, clothes, and personal items to St. Vincent de Paul Women's Shelter to benefit battered and homeless women and children.

PMFCU Supports Toys For Tots Program

VENTURA, Calif.-Point Mugu Federal Credit Union and the Marine Corps spent $42,000 on toys as part of the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.

N.Y. Credit Unions Care For Kids

LATHOM, N.Y.-New York State credit unions sold the New York State CUL's Care for Kids mascot, Louis the Lion, acknowledgement cards, candy, and held sports nights to raise more than $78,000 for Credit Unions Care for Kids 2003 campaign.

PCU Breaks Ground For New Branch

Citadel/Comcast Honor Mark Chilutti

THORNDALE, Penn.-Citadel Federal Credit Union has partnered with Comcast SportsNet to recognize heroes in a monthly feature on Comcast SportsNet's SportsNite.

NEFCU Grant Children's Wishes

WESTBURY, N.Y.-Nassau Educators FCU answered the holiday gift wishes of 106 students at the Center for Developmental Disabilities.

DAFCU Counts Toys For Tots

ANCHORAGE, Alaska-Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union waived the coin counting fee for more than $2,500 in coins for the Toys for Tots program this past holiday season.

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