Credit unions support financial education, food banks and school athletics



The $ 508.7 million, based in Elkhart, Ind. Federal credit union INOVA recently contributed $ 1,077 to the Global Good Initiative of the World Council of Credit Unions. The funds were raised through INOVA’s Global Good Visa credit card program. When INOVA members use their Global Good Visa card, INOVA donates a portion of the revenue generated to WOCCU, helping to fund the expansion of affordable financial services and financial education programs around the world. Pictured, left to right, Anne Kuspa, Head of Credit Card Products, Regina Carter, Supervisor of Electronic Services, Joseph Messenger, Chief Financial Officer, Dallas Bergl and Vice President of Marketing and Member Engagement Kerie Sekal, all at INOVA.

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Contribute to the credit union Executive Vice President Becky Ates (right) presents a check for $ 1,250 to Carl Millsap, president of the Omicron Nu Lambda Education Foundation, a chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity that advocates and supports the communities of Elizabethtown, Radcliff and the greater Fort Knox area of ​​Kentucky. As part of a mission to provide life-changing financial literacy to more Kentuckians, Omicron Nu Lambda and the $ 1.86 billion, Radcliff, Ky., Based Abound recently teamed up to provide free access to community members to Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace Program.

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Polish and Slavic Federal Credit Union volunteers distribute donuts in Connecticut to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. The $ 2.37 billion PSFCU, based in Brooklyn, NY, distributed nearly 2,000 paczki – traditional Polish donuts reserved for Fat Tuesday – to veterans, the elderly and essential workers, including nurses, Connecticut physicians, police and firefighters, and all members. 20 PSFCU branches. The initiative started on Valentine’s Day and was sponsored by PSFCU.

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My Kid’s Club (MKC), a non-profit organization in Johnston County, North Carolina, seeking to raise funds for a new facility to benefit underprivileged youth, recently gained support from the SECU Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charity funded by contributions from members of the $ 47.3 billion State Employees Credit Union, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, with a challenge grant from $ 500,000. The organization lost its home to Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and has since offered after-school programs and services to local youth ages six to 18 on the campus of a local elementary school. MKC is the only operating center for youth programs in Johnston County and currently offers daily programs to over 200 students. Pictured, left to right, MKC Executive Director Alison Gammage, Alice Garland, SECU Foundation Board Member, Jo Anne Sanford, SECU Foundation Board Chair, and President from MKC’s Board of Directors, Wendy Kelly.

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Deborah Fancher (left), business development representative for $ 661 million, based in Lawrenceville, Ga. Federal State Fisheries Credit Union, and Randy Dawson, an Area Churches Together Serving (ACTS) volunteer, show off recent food donations. Peach State FCU recently made its quarterly food bank donation to ACTS in Bogart, Georgia. Non-perishable foods donated by credit union members and staff are collected quarterly and donated to a food bank or pantry in the credit union’s service area. .


Indianapolis-based $ 2.6 billion business development manager Abbi Voegel (right) Indiana Member Credit Union, presents a check for $ 1,888 to Jim Inskeep, athletic director of Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana, Feb. 8 as part of an ongoing debit card program for the spirit of the school. IMCU’s partnership with Carmel High School Athletics allows Carmel fans to show off their school spirit and support the athletic program by signing up for a Carmel Greyhounds-themed debit card. Every time the card is used as a signature-based transaction, Carmel High School Athletics benefits, and the more cards used, the greater the contribution. Since the IMCU’s homecoming program began in 2013, Carmel High School Track and Field has earned $ 12,274.

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