The Credit Union Guide to Making Impactful Donations

Credit unions give millions to charitable organizations during the holidays. The National Credit Union Foundation shares some tips on making your donations count.

Credit Unions ‘Shop for Miracles,’ Raise Over $50k for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

Six credit unions raised over $52,000 for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital through the Credit Unions for Kids Shop for Miracles Campaign.

The Berenstain Bears Go To O Bee Credit Union

The beloved Berenstain Bears® children’s book characters are coming to a credit union near you, especially if you live near O Bee Credit Union. O Bee is bringing an innovative financial education program featuring the bears to Washington.

Northwest Credit Unions Recognized as Best of the Best

Two more Northwest credit unions have been recognized for their outstanding achievements—Columbia Credit Union for workplace excellence and O Bee Credit Union for business philanthropy.

Old West Federal Team Member Builds Homes for Families in Bali

With support from her credit union, Tara Dreher traveled to the far side of the world with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for two Balinese families. She said the experience changed her forever.

Turkey Shoot! Mt. Hood Chapter Invites You to Raise Money for the Clackamas Service Center

Join the Mt. Hood Chapter of Credit Unions for a fun fall tradition and support not only the collective action of your credit union colleagues, but also the community impact of a lauded non-profit.

USAgencies Credit Union Staff Volunteers at Homeless Resource Center

A team of USAgencies staff and family members spent a recent Saturday helping a Portland-based homeless-focused agency to prepare for the winter ahead. The event coincided with International Credit Union Day and won the credit union a $2,500 gift certificate to Strategic Link Consulting.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Inspirus pledges $25K to help teachers buy supplies; NW Priority raises over $8K to fight muscular dystrophy.

“People Helping People” Heart Shines on International Credit Union Day

Northwest credit unions celebrated the day by serving their communities, raising funds for children’s hospitals, treating their members, and more.

Credit Unions Reach Underserved Communities

CO-OP Financial Services highlights two Northwest credit unions who pursue their social missions by reaching out to underserved communities.

Northwest Credit Unions Raise $241,000 for Children’s Hospitals

A wine tasting tour by helicopter was just one of the amazing items bid on at the annual Credit Unions for Kids Auction, which also included the traditional red wagons—with a twist.

Spokane Media FCU Gives Member a New Lease on Life

The team at Spokane Media Federal Credit Union went above and beyond to help one member cope with the loss of his job at an age when many people are retiring.

Peninsula Credit Union Receives $2 Million for Financial Education and Low Income Outreach

The credit union will use the funds to expand access to affordable loans for families in need in their communities, and to increase financial education and outreach.

Enter Now! Win Consulting From Top Firms for ICU Day 2015 Day of Service

Northwest credit unions are planning a day of service for International Credit Union Day. Enter your plans by Wednesday’s deadline for the chance to win free consulting from Strategic Link partner consultants.

Share Your Credit Union Love and Win Thousands for Charity of Your Choice

Share stories of how your credit union impacts members’ lives and win thousands of dollars for the charity of your choice.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Join Kitsap Chapter for charity golf tourney; Red Canoes overflow; Consolidated Community paints giant Rip City; ACU’s Leonard inducted into Hall of Honor; Volunteer with WSECU for financial reality fair; Solarity hires mortgage lending officer.

Spokane Federal Partners With TV Station to Raise Wildfire Relief Funds

The credit union partnered with KXLY, the Red Cross, Washington State University, and local firefighters to raise thousands of dollars for those impacted by the fires.

Student Beats Odds to Start College—First in His Family—With Help From Maps IDA

Gilberto Celestino watched his immigrant parents struggle to provide. But rather than losing hope, he internalized the value of hard work. And with a hand from Maps Credit Union’s Community Foundation, he overcame enormous obstacles to become the first member of his family to enroll in college.