Foundation Holding “Back to School” Twitter Chat on 8/27

As children across America are headed back to school, the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) is hosting a Twitter chat on Thursday, August 27 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss how credit unions positively impact K-12 schools in their area.

“Credit unions across the country are busy right now prepping multiple outreach activities for the upcoming school year,” said Christopher Morris, NCUF Director of Communications. “Whether it be backpack drives, managing an in-school branch, or preparing financial education activities, credit unions do a lot to benefit their area schools. The end result is improved youth financial literacy and well-being, which is why the Foundation is excited to host this forum for idea sharing around credit unions’ school activities.”

Credit unions and their staff are encouraged to share best practices and examples of successful events via the chat. Educators Credit Union, located in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, will be featured in the Twitter chat as a special guest.

Foundation Twitter Chat Details

The Twitter chat is a live streaming conversation, free and open to anyone with a Twitter account. For this Twitter chat, the hashtag will be #foundationchat. Twitter users can either type #foundationchat into the Twitter search box or utilize other tools such as Tweet Chat, etc. to follow the conversation. 

Credit union professionals and organizations are invited to follow the NCUF at @NCUFoundation for news and updates. The @NCUFoundation account will be leading the Twitter chat discussion. Questions will be tweeted using a Q1, Q2, etc. format, which can be replied to with a corresponding A1, A2, etc. format. All questions and answers should contain the #foundationchat hashtag.

Click here to download/view the list of questions to be asked during the Twitter chat.

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