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President’s Vision a Call to Action for CU Professionals to ‘Connect & Influence’

In setting the tone for the next three years, NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang challenged Northwest credit union leaders to continue to grow the Movement and reach toward 75% market share by 2025.

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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.

NCUF Twitter Chat on Senior Citizens Set for June 8

National Credit Union Foundation to focus on elder fraud in recognition of Older American’s Month.

Three Oregon Credit Unions to Launch ‘Save to Win’ Accounts in April; Nearly $2 Million Awarded to Members Since 2009

Three Oregon credit unions launch the Save to Win program in April, providing a life-changing opportunity for unbanked and under-banked families to build their financial assets.

STCU’s Financial Education Efforts Result in National CUNA Award

STCU received a national CUNA Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, for “My Life, My Money,” a program that reached over 1,400 students last year.

Inspirus Credit Union Helps Refugee Children Share Their Stories

With a generous donation, Inspirus Credit Union supported a diverse group of students at a Tukwila high school in sharing their Stories of Arrival.

Hold a Casual Day on April 6 to Raise Funds for Financial Education

A “casual day” in your credit union on April 6 can help to support the financial education initiatives of both the Northwest Credit Union Foundation and the National Credit Union Foundation.

How Northwest Credit Unions Can Help Schools Teach About Money With Free and Low-Cost Resources

An innovative partnership between a credit union and a local college of education will provide free financial literacy lesson plans in English and Spanish.

Rogue’s $2.5 Million Loyalty Dividend Demonstrates Credit Union Difference

Medford, Oregon-based Rogue Credit Union deposited $2.5 million into the accounts of 81,000 members as part of the first “Rogue Rewards Loyalty Dividend.”

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Spokane Area Credit Unions Contribute Over $28K to Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital

Eleven Spokane-area credit unions contributed their share of the NWCUA’s Roaring 20’s auction funds to Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital February 9.

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.

Family Finds Credit Union to Rebuild After Recession

Getting no help from other financial institutions, the Lopez family found the financial expertise and attentive service they needed at Point West Credit Union.

Loyal to this Outfit: How USAgencies Earned the Loyalty of One Veteran

How one credit union’s extraordinary personal service won over a loyal member not just for life, but for generations.

Credit Unions Help Washington Lumber Community Endure Job Losses

When a lumber mill and a plywood company announced closures and layoffs, local credit unions rallied the community to help.

The Difference: Family Climbs Back From the Financial Brink

Through counseling and strategic credit, a Washington family regained their financial footing with help from Newrizons Federal Credit Union.

The Difference: Single Mother Gets Two More Hours With Her Kids, Every Day

Annie Graye raises three kids by herself and was commuting an hour and a half each way for work, until Red Canoe Credit Union helped her get a new home.