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Streator Onized Credit Union Recognized for Its Commitment to Philanthropy

Streator Onized Credit Union Recognized for Its Commitment to Philanthropy

In a Nutshell: Streator Onized Credit Union (SOCU) is an Illinois-based credit union with branches in four cities. Like most credit unions, it offers numerous financial and educational benefits to its members. But the credit union’s pledge to serve includes its active participation in philanthropic work with a wide variety of national and local charities, and why we’re recognizing SOCU with our Editor’s Choice Award™ for Community Commitment. If you happen to believe that... read more »

Frontier Community Credit Union Demonstrates Strong Charitable Giving, Volunteering, and Educational Efforts to Benefit Kansas Communities

Frontier Community Credit Union Demonstrates Strong Charitable Giving, Volunteering, and Educational Efforts to Benefit Kansas Communities

In a Nutshell: Frontier Community Credit Union in Leavenworth, Kansas, has maintained a commitment to serving members of its community for more than 65 years. The credit union engages with charitable, government, and educational organizations that improve the quality of life and reach the greatest number of people. Frontier Community Credit Union also does its part to deliver financial literacy resources to its members and the community at large through partnerships with Banzai,... read more »

HomeTown Credit Union Demonstrates Its Support for Southeastern Minnesota through Financial Literacy and Community Partnerships

HomeTown Credit Union Demonstrates Its Support for Southeastern Minnesota through Financial Literacy and Community Partnerships

In a Nutshell: HomeTown Credit Union serves a four-county area in Southeastern Minnesota -- not only by providing quality banking services, but also through efforts to improve the community. The credit union is deeply involved in financial literacy initiatives aimed at students in the area to help them learn about financial responsibility from an early age. It also offers finance classes for people of all ages and provides robust financial literacy resources through its partnership... read more »

Mid Carolina Credit Union Earns Recognition for Delivering Beneficial Financial Products with a Mission of Social Responsibility

Mid Carolina Credit Union Earns Recognition for Delivering Beneficial Financial Products with a Mission of Social Responsibility

In a Nutshell: The city of Camden, South Carolina, and the people of surrounding Kershaw County, have long fueled the textile manufacturing industry. And in 1961, Mid Carolina Credit Union got its start in a guardhouse shed at a Camden textile plant to support those workers. Now headquartered in neighboring Lugoff, Mid Carolina CU still offers innovative financial products to its members and continues its tradition of giving back to communities through financial literacy programs,... read more »

Alabama Credit Union Recognized for Its Secret Meals for Hungry Children Program and Community-Minded Philosophy

Alabama Credit Union Recognized for Its Secret Meals for Hungry Children Program and Community-Minded Philosophy

In a Nutshell: Nearly 1 in 4 children in Alabama live with food insecurity, and Alabama Credit Union is helping to tackle this issue through its Secret Meals for Hungry Children initiative. The program helps elementary school students stay full and nourished over the weekends, when food may not be as readily available at home as it is for them at school. Secret Meals also brings communities together all across the state through a number of fundraising efforts each year. Alabama Credit... read more »

Decatur Earthmover Credit Union Lauded for Supporting Local Causes and Promoting Financial Literacy in Illinois Communities

Decatur Earthmover Credit Union Lauded for Supporting Local Causes and Promoting Financial Literacy in Illinois Communities

In a Nutshell: For more than 60 years, Decatur Earthmover Credit Union has been positively impacting communities in the Decatur, Illinois, region. The credit union encourages employees to volunteer in the community by granting them 16 hours per year to volunteer during business hours. It also supports a number of nonprofits through monetary donations and organized volunteer efforts, and selects a charity of the year to focus on each year. Additionally, the credit union spearheads a... read more »

Campco Federal Credit Union Builds Trust by Bringing Kindness and Convenience to Communities in Rural Wyoming

Campco Federal Credit Union Builds Trust by Bringing Kindness and Convenience to Communities in Rural Wyoming

In a Nutshell: Campco Federal Credit Union started out serving teachers in Campbell County, Wyoming, and later expanded to serve the entire community. But the institution never lost sight of its educational roots. Today, the credit union provides financial literacy workshops, offers classes for both youth and adults, and participates in dozens of community events each year. The institution’s mission is to put its community first, which is reflected in its thriving member base. For... read more »

Service One Credit Union Provides Support for Kentucky Communities That Goes Well Beyond Financial Services

Service One Credit Union Provides Support for Kentucky Communities That Goes Well Beyond Financial Services

In a Nutshell: Service One Credit Union provides the people in the Bowling Green, Glasgow, and South Central Kentucky, areas with competitive interest rates and quality savings and loan products. The institution also focuses heavily on community outreach, including financial literacy programs for young children and adults. And Service One Credit Union sponsors grants and scholarships that help local teachers and students achieve their educational goals. For its dedication to members,... read more »

Glacier Hills Credit Union Helps Members in Its Wisconsin Communities Own their Financial Journeys Through Checkups and Educational Resources

Glacier Hills Credit Union Helps Members in Its Wisconsin Communities Own their Financial Journeys Through Checkups and Educational Resources

In a Nutshell: Glacier Hills Credit Union encourages members to own their journey, and the Wisconsin-based institution provides plenty of resources to help them along the way. Members have access to tax professionals and financial planners who can help create concise fiscal plans. Free financial checkups allow members to meet with loan officers to find ways to improve their credit scores. Glacier Hills also works with area high schools to develop curriculum and promote financial... read more »

East Idaho Credit Union Earns Recognition for Taking a Personal Approach to Service That Helps Members and Communities

East Idaho Credit Union Earns Recognition for Taking a Personal Approach to Service That Helps Members and Communities

In a Nutshell: East Idaho Credit Union (EICU) has cared for the people in the Idaho communities it serves for generations. EICU employees counsel members personally, raise funds for local charities, and encourage area schoolchildren to support their less-fortunate peers. The institution is on a mission to invest in local people and foster employee communication, teamwork, and volunteerism. That dedication to its members and Idaho residents has earned EICU our Editor's Choice™ Award... read more »