How Credit Unions Can Keep Students Engaged this Summer and Beyond

6/22/2021 Throughout the school year, thousands of children and young adults across the Northwest learn basic money principles thanks to free financial education resources offered by the region’s credit unions. Good news: Even with school out for the summer, credit unions can still engage with local youth through Financial Reality Fairs, such as Bite of […]

Posted June 22, 2021 in Economic Empowerment, NWCUF

Northwest Credit Unions and NWCUF Partner to Provide Timely Financial Assistance

Credit unions are founded on the “People Helping People” philosophy. That core principle was never more apparent than it was this year, as people looked to credit unions for support. During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic early this spring, and in September, when wildfires ravaged parts of the Northwest, thousands found themselves in need […]

Posted November 18, 2020 in Asset Building, Community Impact, Credit Union Response, Disaster Recover, Disaster Relief, NWCUF

Northwest Credit Unions, Partners, and Individuals Raise $100,000 Through NWCUF Disaster Relief Program

A series of wildfires ravaged the Northwest earlier this month, burning thousands of acres, taking several lives and injuring many others, destroying homes, and displacing hundreds. Immediately, credit unions jumped into action to help their members and employees impacted by the devastation, even as they grappled with their own evacuations, branch closures, and property damage. […]

Posted September 24, 2020 in Disaster Relief, NWCUF

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Activates Disaster Relief Amid Devastating Wildfires

An unprecedented series of wildfires fed by intense winds has devastated communities across the Northwest this month, causing death and injuries, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes, destroying property, and interrupting services to consumers. The Northwest Credit Union Foundation has activated its disaster relief program to assist credit unions and their employees impacted by […]

Posted September 14, 2020 in Disaster Relief, NWCUF

Your Community and Nonprofit Partners Need Your Continued Support

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the Northwest, the role credit unions play in serving their communities is even more important. Apart from offering financial services, many credit unions provide a variety of charitable contributions or sponsorships to local organizations and serve as directors on nonprofit and community boards. Credit unions’ continued engagement with these […]

Posted March 19, 2020 in Community Impact, Cooperative Development, NWCUF

The Northwest Credit Union Movement is About to Become Even Stronger in 2020

Here in the Northwest, the Credit Union Movement is thriving and growing, and it’s because credit unions throughout the region are engaged, innovative, and forward-thinking. Throughout 2019, Northwest credit unions strengthened the industry thanks to high engagement and innovation, and they’re poised to go even further in 2020. In partnership with its credit union members, […]

Posted January 7, 2020 in NWCUF

Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Donor Appreciation Breakfast Celebrates Credit Unions’ Contributions

MAXX 2019 attendees had an opportunity during the convention last week in Spokane to hear about how credit unions are improving the financial lives of their members and the communities they serve. During the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Donor Appreciation Breakfast, credit unions gathered to reconnect and hear how their contributions are making a difference […]

Posted October 28, 2019 in NWCUF

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MAXX 2019: Northwest Credit Union Foundation Celebrates Donors at Appreciation Breakfast

It’s an annual MAXX tradition – each year, on the second morning of the convention, over 100 credit union professionals gather around platefuls of bacon and eggs and talk about the impact their credit unions are making in their communities in partnership with the Northwest Credit Union Foundation. It’s an opportune moment to recognize all […]

Posted September 27, 2019 in NWCUF