Acts of Kindness
Celebrating 80 Years of Empowering Members
2019 marks the Credit Union's 80th Anniversary and we are teaming up with Entercom Radio to celebrate by launching our 80 Random Acts of Kindness campaign in St. Louis!
Various radio hosts from Y98, NOW 96.3, 102.5 KEZK, FM NewsTalk 97.1, and KMOX have helped us act on this campaign that began in February. Check out some of things we've been up to this year:
SMM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
Kasey from NOW 96.3 helped kickoff the campaign by donating coloring books, art supplies, stuffed animals, and more to the kiddos at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.
You can help too!! Donate to this great cause by visiting their website.
Hardee's Rise and Shine Heat Up St. Louis
Annie Frey from FM NewsTalk 97.1 helped contributed to our campaign by partaking in Heat Up St. Louis - a charity focused on helping to warm up the homes of those struggling to pay their heating bills. The overall campaign raised over $500,000! Wow!!
Gateway Pet Guardians
Debbie Monterrey participated by dropping off supplies and donations at Gateway Pet Guardians, a local shelter that rescues stray animals and adopts them out to new homes. Debbie may have also snuck some quick play time in with the animals as well!!
Avery Elementary School
Greg Hewitt from KEZK hosted a Trivia Night and Auction for Avery Elementary in Webster Groves to help raise funds for new technology to enhance student learning. Way to go Greg!!
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
The Credit Union hosted a blood drive for its employees and members in which 16 brave ones gave blood! A big thank you to Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center for assisting us.
Credit Union employees dedicated part of their work day to teaching and empowering students at Adams Elementary the importance on financial literacy. We thank Junior Achievement for helping us make this day possible.
St. Louis Area Foodbank
Credit Union employees spent the past month collecting canned goods to deliver to the local foodbank in St. Louis. We thank all who donated for this great cause!
For Earth Day, we helped sponsor a St. Louis clean-up to help restore certain areas around the community. A big shoutout to our partners Goodwill and Brightside St. Louis for assisting us with this project.
St. Louis Fisher House
The Credit Union supports gatherings that support others. We hosted a golf tournament to help benefits our country's brave veterans and their families through the Fisher House.
All Among Us/Women's Care Center
The Credit Union recently provided financial literacy to the Women's Care Center, a non-profit organization providing opportunities to those with a desire to transition from generational poverty toward self-sufficiency.
The Credit Union teamed up with HaZe from NOW 96.3 to collect donations for Goodwill and deliver them to select Dierbergs throughout the St. Louis community.
St. Louis Alliance for Period Supplies
The Credit Union donted supplies to the St. Louis Alliance for Period Supplies, a non-profit that provides everyday products to those in need. The items were delivered by Kasey from NOW 96.3
About the Credit Union: Since 1939, the Credit Union has served as a trusted financial partner, empowering more than 132,000 Members nationwide to achieve their goals. As a result, the Credit Union has been named a 2019 Best Credit Union in Missouri by Forbes Magazine and a 2019 Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
As a member-owned, community-focused, not-for-profit financial institution, the Credit Union offers a comprehensive list of banking products and financial services at 30 branches nationwide and through 24/7 Member resources and amenities. In addition, Members can access their accounts and perform transactions at more than 5,600 shared branch locations and self-service shared branch express terminals, as well as more than 25,000 surcharge-free ATMs, through the CO-OP Shared Branch Network in all 50 states.
With more than $1.77 billion in total assets, the Credit Union is ranked a “Top 150,” credit union in the U.S., and federally-insured by the National Credit Union Association (NCUA).