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Update on National CUAid Effort for Louisiana Flooding

Credit unions raise more than $53,000 nationally through CUAid, including $3,500 from Northwest community, as need continues to grow.

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CUAid Activated After Louisiana Flooding

Northwest Credit Union Foundation joins the national effort in contributing funds.

Disaster Relief, Financial Education, New Programs Highlight Foundation’s 2015

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation made life-changing impacts this year in asset building, economic empowerment, and cooperative development.

Disaster Relief, Financial Education, New Programs Highlight Foundation’s 2015

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation made life-changing impacts this year in asset building, economic empowerment, and cooperative development.

Three Things That Make Your Disaster Recovery Plan Work

The NCUA requires every credit union to have a disaster recovery plan. But a plan is just words on paper unless you take three important steps. Some guidance is offered in our Strategic Link partner article this week, by CUNA Mutual Group.

Scam Alert: Credit Unions Urged to Warn Members about Bogus Disaster Relief Efforts

Northwest credit unions are being urged this week to warn their members about a wave of email scams that solicit the wiring of money to stranded victims in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

NWCUF Commits $5,000 to Philippine Disaster Relief, Urges Donations to WOCCU Fund

Credit unions are being asked this week to join in the mammoth international relief effort now under way to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which slammed into the central Philippines with once-in-a-century winds that wiped out entire towns and left an estimated 10,000 people dead.

Credit Unions Team Up to Help Ease Effects of Hurricane Sandy

In the 24 hours since its online disaster relief system was activated, the NCUF has already raised almost $25,000, including a $7,500 donation from the Northwest Credit Union Foundation, to help credit union people affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Avoiding the Disaster Within a Disaster: Three Ways to Prevent a Bad Situation from Getting Worse

Year after year, disaster after disaster, CUNA Mutual Group’s claims specialists help credit unions recover from catastrophic losses. Here the Strategic Link strategic partner offers three lessons gleaned from credit unions that tend to handle disasters better than others.

CUAid Update: More Than $25k Raised In Response to Colorado Wildfires

Since activating its online disaster relief system CUAid.coop on June 29, the NCUF has already raised more than $25,000 from the credit union community to assist credit union people affected by the wildfires in Colorado.

CUAid Activated in Response to Colorado Wildfires, Credit Unions Urged to Help

The National Credit Union Foundation Activated CUAid.coop to support credit union people affected by the Colorado wildfires. Washington and Oregon credit unions are urged to contribute.

Is Your Disaster Plan Up to the Test?

Brad Mundine, senior manager of the Credit Union Protection Risk Management team for Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group, explains that when it comes to disaster planning, writing the plan is only the first step.

Communication Is the First Hurdle in Disaster Recovery

Mike Retelle, CUNA Mutual Group’s Disaster Response Team leader, discusses disaster relief as it relates to credit unions and emphasizes the importance of communication in the recovery process.

Japan Disaster Affecting Auto Supply

Who could have predicted that an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown would hit a region so integral to the automobile market?

Foundations Respond to Another Storm Through CUAid

These most recent donations take the OCUF and WCUF disaster relief to $10,500 this spring. Credit unions are asked to support efforts as well.

Autoland to Make Donations for Japanese Earthquake Relief

Autoland, Inc., announced a program to assist those impacted by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan earlier this month by donating a portion of the proceeds of each vehicle purchased through Autoland by April 30 to the American Red Cross to aid relief efforts.