The National Credit Union Foundation has activated the online disaster relief system CUAid.coop to raise money for credit union people affected by Hurricane Irma. Credit union supporters in every state can make donations at cuaid.coop.
In response to Hurricane Harvey, CUNA and the Cornerstone Credit Union League are launching an online community through which credit unions and system friends can connect and help each other when natural disasters strike.
The National Credit Union Foundation is currently seeking nominations for four board seats. Volunteers may generally serve up to three terms of the duration of the term of office for the seat they are selected, as long as they are re-nominated by the Foundation Nominations Committee and re-elected by the Foundation Board.
Credit unions in the path of Hurricane Irma are being advised to take precautions as the storm bears down on the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. mainland, the National Credit Union Administration said today.
As of Monday afternoon, the National Credit Union Foundation’s CU Aid and the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation have collected more than $771,000 to support the needs of employees and volunteers of credit unions.
The Carolinas Credit Union League and representatives from 8 credit unions across North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District joined in a roundtable discussion of issues with Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C) at Truliant FCU, Winston Salem, N.C., on Aug. 30.
CUNA wrote in support of legislation Monday that is a step forward in addressing the threat of litigation under the Americans With Disabilities Act, urging legislators to consider how credit unions are being impacted by frivolous litigation.
CUNA and league partners the are working with Congress to remedy an issue surrounding compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and are seeking guidance on what is required for websites and online banking software.