MADISON, Wis. (11/25/14)--The Credit Union National Association's National Awards Committee recently selected the recipients of the 2014 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award. The awards, which are given in several credit union asset sizes, were selected among the winning entries at a league level.
Dora Maxwell was an original signer of CUNA's constitution and a tireless organizer of hundreds of credit unions throughout the United States. She also developed volunteer organizer clubs and worked diligently with organizations on behalf of the poor.
The Maxwell Award is presented to credit unions and a chapter of multiple credit unions for outstanding social responsibility projects in their communities. Activities may include: solving core community problems, coordinating supply drives for the needy, raising money or organizing special events for charitable organizations, or mentoring students.
Credit unions recognized include:
$5 million to $20 million in assets:
$20 million to $50 million in assets:
$50 million to $100 million in assets:
$100 million to $200 million in assets:
$200 million to $500 million in assets:
$500 million to $1 billion in assets:
More than $1 billion in assets
Credit union chapters or multiple credit union groups:
News Now will publish the national winners of the Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Award and the Desjardins Financial Education Award programs in upcoming issues.