Humanitarian Highlight 12.23.21
This week's #HumanitarianHighlight is on credit unions giving like Santa. Charitable giving that spreads happiness to those in need sounds a lot like what Santa does, so we're outlining a few credit unions doing just that!
DuPont Community credit union donated over $44,000 to Habitat for Humanity. The donation was split between four individual Habitat for Humanity locations in Virginia. Habitat for Humanity is a well-known nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable housing to families in need.
Hiway Credit Union Foundation presented a gift of $9,000 to Neighborhood House, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people in need of services such as education, health, and youth programs. The donation is part of a series of gifts given during Hiway's “90 Days of Giving,” a promotion that aims to give to several area charities in celebration of Hiway Credit Union's 90th Anniversary.
Western Vista Credit Union, partnered with other Wyoming credit unions, gave a total of $43,598 to pay off school food debt statewide. The initiative was spearheaded by the Wyoming Angel Accounts, which was created to determine a solution for students in need. Combined with other donations, nearly $100,000 in meal debt was cleared for over 3,000 Wyoming students.
Wasatch Peaks Credit Union raised more than $33,897 thanks to generous donations from its members and interested parties. The donation went to Warm the Soles, a nonprofit dedicated to providing brand-new footwear for children in need, especially throughout Utah and Nevada.
Visions Credit Union also donated to local Habitat for Humanity affiliates as part of “The Big Give,” an annual celebration that focuses on donating to causes demonstrating community service. The $100,000 donation will be split between ten different Habitat for Humanity affiliates.
Alabama Credit Union gave $1,500 to the Tuscaloosa Children's Center, which provides services to child abuse victims and their caregivers. The donation is going to the Tuscaloosa Children's Center Holiday Project, which will provide food and clothing to children in the Tuscaloosa community.
Oak Tree Business Systems hopes everyone has a wonderful Christmas! We're happy to see credit unions giving like Santa, and are proud to share these wonderful gifts of kindness with the credit union community.
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