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Del-One gives back to vets
In Dover, Del., Del-One FCU’s Del-One Foundation began its yearly Give Back campaign by donating $2,000 to the Delaware Veteran’s Trust Fund, a non-profit that provides financial assistance or grants to assist Delaware veterans with health care requirements, housing assistance including utilities, and education or training programs.
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Advantage One and Movers for Military
Advantage One CU, Brownstown, Mich., participated in Movers for Military, a fundraiser organized by Two Men and a Truck and Kroger. Members and employees donated non-perishable food, cleaning supplies, and/or personal hygiene items. AOCU advertised for the fundraiser via social media and provided drop-off locations at each of its branches.
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Donation honors retired board member
Scott CU, Edwardsville, Ill., donated $250 to help military families staying at the Fisher House in St. Louis. The donation was made in honor of Carolyn Choate, a longtime director who retired recently from the CU’s volunteer board.
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TDECU's food drive
All branches of Lake Jackson, Texas-based TDECU throughout the Texas Gulf Coast, Greater Houston, Texas Crossroads and Dallas/Fort Worth regions participated in the CU’s annual food drive. In total, the effort collected more than 5,500 items to support local organizations helping families and individuals in need.
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Veridian gives back
Central Iowans cast 20,600 votes and picked three local non-profit organizations to receive $8,500 in donations from Waterloo, Iowa-based Veridian CU’s Spark the Spirit giving campaign. The Animal Rescue League of Iowa received 9,090 votes and the campaign’s top donation of $5,000. Meals from the Heartland received $2,500 with 8,562 votes, and Youth Emergency Services & Shelter received 808 votes and $1,000.
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Welcome to the pavilion
Lowell, Mass.-based Align CU is the sponsor of the Pavilion Club at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. The “Align Credit Union Pavilion” is a 4,800-square-foot, multi-level luxury concourse that provides 350 Pavilion Club members with great views and amenities.
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Nymeo’s Millionaire’s Club
In partnership with the Credit Union Foundation of MD|DC and Frederick County Public Schools, Nymeo FCU, Frederick, Md., sponsored its second Millionaire's Club in Frederick County, this one at Oakdale High School.
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‘Swipe for Schools’ nets $10K donation
Envision CU, Tallahassee, Fla., donated $10,000 to America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend’s Backpack Program. Envision’s Swipe for Schools year-long initiative contributes five cents to Second Harvest’s Backpack Program with each swipe of an Envision debit card.
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Welcome to (the branch of) the future
Baton Rouge, La.-based Neighbors FCU unveiled its “Branch of the Future” in Denham Springs, La. After the flood of 2016, Neighbors took the opportunity to rebuild, redesign and reimagine its Denham Springs branch. It is equipped with modern technology and a sleek design to minimize wait times, and speed up delivery of products and services.
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Flood restoration donation
Great Lakes CU, Bannockburn, Ill., donated $3,000 to rebuild the Richard A. Welton Plaza in Gurnee. The plaza was damaged by floods, and the donation will restore the site.
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