CREDIT UNIONS GIVE BACK
Ryan Hawk (left), executive director of business development and community outreach for
Peach State Federal Credit Union, and Carol Love, executive director for Family Promise
of Gwinnett County, pose with a $3,000 check. The $608 million, Lawrenceville, Ga.-based
Peach State FCU made the donation to Family Promise of Gwinnett County to support its
mission to end homelessness in Georgia’s Gwinnett County. The organization connects local
resources to homeless children and their families to help them regain their housing and
independence. It is part of the national Family Promise program and has helped stabilize
more than 3,000 guests since 2003.
The $871 million Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union in Katy, Texas recently donated $3,690
to the Texas Nurses Association’s “Care for the Caregiver” initiative. The credit union held
an auto loan promotion in May and June with a promise to donate $10 for each booked
and funded loan. The end result of the six-week promotion was 369 new auto loans on the
books. Pictured from left to right in the back row are Vice President of Operations Diane
Davis, SVP of Member Experience Christina Frith, Vice President of Lending Chelsea
Wooten and Vice President of Marketing Shellye Carpenter, all with BVSCU. Seated in
the front row from left to right are BVSCU President/CEO Yvonne Kershner and the Texas
Nurses Association’s Dr. Kimberly Curtin, Maribel M. Bhojani and Melanie Truong.
Members of Golfers Fore Others pose on a recently-constructed mobility ramp. The Security
Service Charitable Foundation, the charitable arm of the $10.15 billion, San Antonio, Texas-
based Security Service Federal Credit Union, donated $2,500 to Golfers Fore Others, a group
of retired volunteers who repair homes for needy families free of charge. The donation will
help purchase tools and materials necessary for a variety of repairs. Now in its 19th year, the
organization has completed more than 700 home repair and renovation projects.
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From left to right, Arnold Food Pantry Executive Director Ed Fitzhenry, First Community Credit
From left to right, TopLine Federal Credit Union’s Plai Vue, Sarikha Yann and Mai Vue present
donated school supplies. The $525 million, Maple Grove, Minn.-based TopLine held its 17th
Annual School Supply Drive to benefit local non-profits Avenues for Youth, Community
Emergency Assistance Programs and Keystone Community Services. TopLine members
and employees donated a variety of supplies including notebooks, binders, folders, pencils,
crayons, calculators, flash drives and backpacks. When the six-week drive ended, TopLine
employees and members had donated over 850 school supply items and over $890 in cash to
assist local youth in need.
Indiana Members Foundation, the charitable arm of the $2.48 billion, Indianapolis-based
Indiana Members Credit Union, hosted its 12th Annual Golf Outing at Valle Vista Golf
Course in Greenwood, Ind., on July 22. One-hundred twenty golfers attended the sold-out
event, which raised over $42,000 for the Indiana Members Foundation, whose mission is to
support children in Indianapolis and surrounding communities through its scholarship and
grant programs. Pictured from left to right are Brownsburg Branch Manager Annie Prose,
Zionsville Branch Manager Kevin Jones, Carmel Branch Manager Jill Pelley and Castleton
Branch Manager Brittany Johnson, all with IMCU.