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NWCUF Supports Carolinas Flooding Relief Efforts

The donation comes after overwhelming demand for assistance from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation following recent flooding there.

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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.

Ecuadorian Earthquake Support Needed

NWCUF joins credit union community in appeal for support after devastating Ecuadorian earthquake.

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.

NWCUF Grants $11,800 for Spokane Windstorm Relief

Spokane-area credit union employees suffered tens of thousands of dollars in property damage in the historic windstorm. The NWCUF and regional credit unions stepped up to help.

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.

Obama Signs Into Law Three Credit Union Regulatory Relief Measures

Modernizations to privacy notification requirements, opening of FHLB membership to privately insured credit unions, and changes to the CFPB’s treatment of “rural” areas were all signed into law as part of a comprehensive highway bill.

NCUA Vice Chair Metsger Outlines his Four Regulatory Relief Priorities

Along with the four priorities, Metsger said he wants to take certain issues out of the NCUA’s hands and put them in the hands of credit union directors, “where they belong.”

Northwest Credit Unions Mobilize to Support Wildfire Victims

The credit unions of Oregon and Washington are mobilizing their foundation, in collaboration with the local Red Cross and the National Credit Union Foundation, to support victims of the wildfires scorching the Northwest.

After Devastating Wenatchee Fire, Credit Unions Offer Relief

The credit unions of Oregon and Washington launched the Wenatchee Wildfire Relief Fund to support victims of the ongoing fires east of the Cascades.

Federal Legislative Update: Regulatory Relief Bills Move Through the House, Senate Action Should Follow Shortly

Regulatory relief and data security are getting attention in Congress. Credit unions also focused on tax reform and charter updates. Two Northwest Members of Congress add their names as co-sponsors of credit unions’ MBL bill.

World Council Activates Relief Fund for Shaken Nepalese Credit Unions

Donate now to support credit unions devastated by the earthquake in Nepal.

Compliance Center: NCUA Board Chairman Matz Outlines Five Areas of Regulatory Relief

Matz says supplemental capital, fields of membership among regulatory relief targets; your question answered about cash advances; plus this week’s legal briefs.

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.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Pledges $2,500 to Colorado Flood Relief, Urges Donations to CUAid

The National Credit Union Foundation has activated its online disaster relief system to raise money for Colorado credit unions and their members affected by recent flooding, and the Northwest Credit Union Foundation has joined the effort with a $2,500 donation.

Kitzhaber Calls Oregon Legislators Back to Special Session

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has called legislators back to Salem for a special session beginning Monday, Sept. 30. On the agenda: an agreement between the governor and legislative leaders to increase school funding by $140 million. The special session comes on the heels of the last week’s Interim Legislative Days, when the Oregon Legislative Assembly held three days of “informational hearings” on legislation that passed in 2013.