Humanitarian Highlight 10.21.21

This week’s #HumanitarianHighlight is on that are giving in the fall. As we approach the last few months of 2021, giving to nonprofit organizations has never been more important. We’re proud to recognize credit unions doing what they can to round the year out generously.

Suffolk Federal Credit Union

The Eastport branch of Suffolk Federal recently presented the local Fire Chief John J. Rankin with $1,000 towards the continued operation of the fire department. The donation was shared on social media, with branch manager Laura Sferruzo presenting the check-in person.

Affinity Plus Federeal Credit Union

The Sustaining Membership opportunity, an Affinity Plus Foundation Scholarship program, recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship to McKenzie Starkey. The recipient is currently studying Respiratory Therapy at Lake Superior College and is one of the 36 current winners of the annual scholarship opportunity.

Industrial Credit Union

Industrial ’s Feed the Need program concluded with a contribution of over $16,000 to the Whatcom County Food Banks. The sizeable contribution increased the credit union’s total donations to area food banks to over $45,000 in 2021.

Valley Credit Union

Wise Wonders Science and Discovery Museum received a $25,000 donation from Valley towards the museum’s planned expansion. The expansion will provide an updated grocery store exhibit for young visitors and will do wonders to support the Museum after the issues it had during 2020.

Navy Federal Credit Union

The 17th annual Dollars for Doers grant program awarded a total of $100,000 in individual donations to 100 different nonprofit organizations. Navy Federal runs the program to encourage employees to pursue their individual passions through nonprofit work.

Santa Cruz Community Credit Union

Santa Cruz Community recently announced that from September to November, all contributions to the RETURN THE FAVOR campaign would be matched, with a maximum contribution of up to $50,000. The campaign seeks to donate money to twelve different local non-profit organizations.

Oak Tree Business Systems, Inc.

As we close we slowly approach the end of the year, these are continuing the trend of giving. We salute all credit unions doing wonderful acts of by giving in the fall.

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