CUNA Mutual donates $158K to National CU Foundation
MADISON, Wis. (3/16/15)--CUNA Mutual Group announced that it has donated $158,000 to the National Credit Union Foundation in support of the organization's general fund in 2015.
"(The foundation) is a catalyst to improve people's financial lives through credit unions," said Bob Trunzo, CUNA Mutual Group president/CEO, adding that it exemplifies the credit union philosophy and builds upon the mission of the credit union system.
As the movement's charitable arm, the foundation funds industry-wide development initiatives, including:
- Financial education to consumers of all ages;
- Disaster assistance;
- Greater access to affordable financial services; and
- Helping empower consumers to save, build assets, and own homes.
Donations to the foundation enable credit unions to help their members reach life-changing goals and achieve financial freedom.