DANA POINT, Calif., and OKLAHOMA CITY (3/21/16)--For the second year in a row more than $1 million was raised for the 11 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in California and Nevada during the 11th annual California and Nevada Credit Unions for Kids Wine Auction. And in Oklahoma, credit unions celebrated the milestone of raising $1 million for the Children's Hospital Foundation--a year ahead of its goal.
CUs find fun ways to rally financial support for CMN Hospitals.
September 11, 2015
Through fund-raising efforts as diverse as motorcycle poker runs and black-tie dinners where hockey players serve as waiters, CUs find creative ways to address the medical needs of children in their communities.
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
The NCUA’s Tuesday announcement that it will repay the U.S. Treasury in full is a good sign for credit unions, said CUNA Chief Policy Officer Bill Hampel. The agency will repay the $1 billion outstanding balance before Oct. 31.
CUNA’s Strategic Communications Department teamed up with The Wall Street Journal this week on an infographic illustrating the differences between credit unions and banks. The graphic ran in print today, on International Credit Union Day.