Community Service

Haiti Video Highlights CU Recovery Efforts

July 14, 2010
The tragedy in Haiti demonstrates a need that must be met by the world credit union community. READ MORE

Loans Aid Flood-Affected Members

July 14, 2010
When 17 to 20 inches of rain pounded Nashville during the first weekend of May, Michael Bittle knew staff of Vanderbilt University Employees Credit Union would have to hit the ground running the following Monday to help members. READ MORE

Connecting Women, Building Communities

July 02, 2010
The World Council of Credit Unions' Global Women's Leadership Network is designed to help women worldwide improve their lives and their communities. READ MORE

A Glimmer of Hope

June 30, 2010
CU involvement worldwide is critical to reviving Haiti’s CU movement. READ MORE

Reach Out To Youth Year-Round

June 21, 2010
Introducing youth to your credit union is a key growth strategy. Celebrate Credit Union Youth Week™ during the third week in April, then reach out to young members with a year-round campaign. Begin with these new materials: “Fun With Money Activity Book.” Entertain elementary school children with a range of... READ MORE

Urgent: People Need Help From People

June 21, 2010
At a convenience store in a blighted area of Detroit, the owner rents his physical address to the homeless, squatters, or others who don't have a secure way to receive mail. READ MORE

Partnership Aids Youth Outreach

May 01, 2010
Kathy Chartier, president/CEO of Members Credit Union, Stamford, Conn., describes how a partnership with credit unions in Trinidad & Tobago has aided youth outreach efforts. READ MORE

Dora Maxwell Award Winners: Part II

March 17, 2010
Credit union pioneer Dora Maxwell organized hundreds of credit unions, developed volunteer organizer clubs, and worked tirelessly on behalf of the poor. Here’s the second installment of 2010 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award winners. Student-run branch To expand its community outreach and provide students with hands-on financial experience, Clarence Community... READ MORE

Holub Wins Farley Award

February 22, 2010
Rosie Holub, president/CEO of the Missouri CU Association is this year’s recipient of the Eugene H. Farley League Leadership Award, bestowed by the American Association of CU Leagues (AACUL). The annual award recognizes outstanding service, dedication, and achievement by a state league manager or staff person. Holub received the award... READ MORE

Tapping the Power of Community

February 19, 2010
Pete Crear Haitian CUs understand the strength of ‘people helping people.’ The credit union movement has always been known for the support it provides to its member institutions, especially in the U.S. To date, no problems have proven too big for credit unions to handle within their own system. In... READ MORE

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