In 2019, GCS Credit Union, Granite City, Ill., generated nearly 1,000 employee volunteer hours through its Caring for our Community program. GCS employees pledged $16,618 in donations to the United Way, and the GCS board matched the donation. In addition, GCS employees raised more than $11,000 for local charities in 2019 by participating in Jean Days each month.
SAFE Credit Union received the No. 1 Credit Union Lender Award for 2019 by the Sacramento District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. “This award is a true example of how SAFE Credit Union supports local businesspeople as they seek to grow their companies,” says SAFE Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending Ken Getz. “We serve our 6,000-plus business members in a number of ways, including helping them secure the funding necessary for them to expand their space, add inventory or equipment.”
In celebration of National Donor Day, the digital team at PenFed Credit Union, Tysons, Va., profiled the poignant meeting of two families affected by organ donation—a meeting PenFed brought to fruition. For these two families in particular, Valentine’s Day reminds them of National Donor Day and of one special heart that will forever bind them together.
For every $25 donation to support the new Summit Complex on Pikes Peak, Ent Credit Union, Colorado Springs, Colo., sent out a digital valentine and entered the donor in a sweepstakes for a chance to win Pikes Peak 14’er Annual Pass.
Tinker Federal Credit Union (TFCU) in Oklahoma City returned $119,000 to 1,376 members during 2019 through its Give Back program. It selected members randomly after they used TFCU accounts and services.