The funds come from CO-OP Financial Services, which recognized the tremendous effort by Oregon credit unions in raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
The donation comes after overwhelming demand for assistance from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation following recent flooding there.
The number of Louisiana credit union employees affected by statewide flooding has reached roughly 300, and the generosity of the Credit Union Movement is matching the pace of the need.
The regional SBA team is asking credit unions to share their knowledge of the needs of underserved entrepreneurs.
CUNA and the Northwest Credit Union Association are urging credit union members and staff to tweet lawmakers today on the third “Don’t Tax Tuesday,” part of a nationwide grassroots effort designed to energize public support for credit unions’ tax-exempt status.
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.
Spokane’s united credit union community is working together to preserve the credit union tax model. Messaging congress in a method that is comfortable for credit union leadership and members, they’re proposing a “Credit Union Love Letters” campaign.
The Financial Institutions Security Task Force (F.I.S.T.) is a cooperative effort aimed at reducing crimes committed against financial institutions. The group includes representatives from banks, savings and loans, and credit unions, as well as from local, state and federal law enforcement.
After expanding the Miracle Jeans Day concept to encompass a full “Spirit of Giving” week, Fibre Federal Credit Union raised $6,600 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals last month, more than doubling its original goal.
A group of Bend credit unions demonstrated the “People Helping People” philosophy this month, setting aside competition to collaborate for charity.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and credit unions are celebrating a milestone in their partnership with the announcement that the credit union movement has raised $100 million for the children’s care network’s 170 facilities.
With a Senate vote on the credit union member business lending bill still not scheduled, credit unions are finding ways to sustain their advocacy efforts over the long haul.
With the Oregon Legislature beginning a short session on Feb. 1, the NWCUA Oregon Legislative Leadership Summit will bring credit union leaders in the state together in a targeted effort to shape the future of the credit union movement.
A story picked up around the nation this week focuses on the Northwest Credit Union Associationâ€™s Washington state effort to pass legislation encouraging non-savers to sock away a short term nest egg.