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Repair and restore
As part of a community service event earlier this year, more than 100 employees of American First Credit Union visited Boys & Girls Clubs in the Fullerton, Calif., area to repaint, repair and restore facilities there.
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Tagging hunger out
1st United Credit Union donated $12,250 to a local food bank as part of its sponsorship of the Oakland A’s Homeruns for Hunger program. This is the eighth year the credit union has sponsored the initiative.
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Dorian relief donation
Space Coast Credit Union donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts for Hurricane Dorian, which hit the Bahamas. A separate fund established to accept donations from members and staff raised an additional $13,000 in just two weeks, bringing the CU’s total donation to $38,000.
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Jeans for Reason donation
White Rose CU donated more than $470 to four different organizations during Q2 through its Jeans for Reason program, including Crispus Attucks Special Olympics (pictured here) and more.
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A helping hand
Members and staff at SESLOC Federal Credit Union in San Luis Obispo, Calif., raised more than $4,500 during August to support Jack’s Helping Hand, an area nonprofit that benefits children with special needs and their families. This fundraiser was part of a five-year effort to raise $35,000 to build Jack Ready Imagination Park, which the CU described as a universally accessible playground.
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Habit donation
Sharonview Federal Credit Union in Fort Mill, S.C., donated $2,500 to Habitat for Humanity of Your County.
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Grand-opening celebration donation
Hanscom Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to Freedom House, a local youth-enrichment organization, during a grand-opening celebration for the credit union’s South Bay branch.
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Pinkpaloosa
Financial Plus Credit Union in Flint, Mich., raised more than $5,200 to benefit Hurley’s Breast Cancer Patient Navigation Program during the institutions annual Pink Night Palooza bake sale.
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#VegasStrong
America First Credit Union partnered with the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center for a wellness event and a UNLV college football game (pictured here) as ways to help survivors of the Oct. 1, 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas.
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Services Center 'Lives United'
Services Center Federal Credit Union raised $1,500 for the local United Way chapter by placing special drink coasters at four local businesses throughout Yankton, S.D., in August and September, and donating $5 per coaster to the United Way of Greater Yankton for every one brought back in to the credit union.
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Police appreciation donation
Members First Credit Union in Manchester, N.H., donated $7,500 to the Manchester Police Athletic League. The CU sponsored the group’s 13th annual Footrace for the Fallen 5K, which honors police officers in the community who have died.
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American Eagle Financial gives back
American Eagle Financial CU donated $4,000 to three different area nonprofits as part of a ribbon-cuing celebration for its newest branch.