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Libro Credit Union & Western University help Jumpstart Entrepreneurs
Libro has committed $50,000 per year for five years to support the development and implementation of the new program. Libro’s President and CEO, Stephen Bolton, will have a hands-on role in shaping the future direction of The Accelerator.
Your Neighbourhood Credit Union Celebrates Provincial Award
Your Neighbourhood Credit Union were provincially recognized with the Outstanding Corporate Achievement Award presented by the Ontario Credit Union Foundation (OCUF). The award was presented at the OCUF Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 30th in Toronto.
WCFU Brings Cheer to Windsor & Essex County This Holiday Season
The Joy of Giving program is a combined effort between WFCU Credit Union, staff and members. Together, over $14,000 was donated in non-perishable food items, clothing, gift cards and cash donations.
Kindred Credit Union Supports Affordable and Supportive Housing
Kindred Credit Union has donated $20,000 to support the efforts of two organizations in Elmira working to increase the availability of supportive and affordable housing. Elmira District Community Living (EDCL) and MennoHomes, have each received $10,000 grants.
Meridian Teaches Financial Literacy Through Mobile App
Money management for teens becomes more engaging and less daunting with a new app called Save the Camp! Designed for students in grades 7 – 10, the app was developed by Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union and The Learning Partnership.
PenFinancial Credit Union: Growing Business in Niagara
This unique series of three workshops is designed to engage students, educators, community builders & entrepreneurs alike. Participants will learn not just about co-operative business values, but about how worker co-ops can be used to build successful enterprises.
FirstOntario’s Micro Lending Program Helps Budding Entrepreneurs
The program provides an opportunity for aspiring business owners who may face barriers when it comes to traditional financing, to turn their dream into a working business plan and secure the finances to help make it happen.
DUCA launches Canada’s First Social Purpose Mortgage
Toronto-based DUCA Financial Services Credit Union Ltd. launches the Community Hero Mortgage, a first-of-its kind mortgage product that aims to help provide affordable housing for working, low-income families in the GTA.
KCCU Staff Take Giving Seriously
KCCU Staff Take Giving Seriously
Staff members of Kingston Community Credit Union are serious about their support for the United Way. For 37 years in a row, they have had one hundred percent participation by all staff members in their United Way Campaigns.
Kawartha Credit Union lends helping hand to exciting new social hub
A deal penned with Kawartha Credit Union will ensure the Mount Community Centre continues with its redevelopment. Kawartha Credit Union is pleased to facilitate the refurbishment of a Peterborough landmark to create The Mount Community Centre.
Alterna Savings Cracks up the capital
Alterna Savings joined as our title sponsor helping to raise the festival’s profile. Their contributions made it possible to raise more funds and offer more shows and events for mental health than ever before!
Meridian Credit Union: Commitment To Communities
Through Meridian’s Commitment to Communities, we’re proud to financially match the donations and volunteer efforts of our employees. This month, our Volunteer Employee of the Month is Heather Campbell, a Member Services Representative at our London branch
Northern Credit Union Teams Up With NOCLD
The NOCLD has formed an important partnership with Northern Credit Union. This partnership will help build sustainability for the continuation of programs and services across North-eastern Ontario.
Sudbury Credit Union Lip Synchs for Cancer
Teams took to the stage at the Fraser Auditorium for an electric lip sync and dance competition, all to raise funds for the Northern Cancer Foundation. Sudbury Credit Union joined forces with local organizations performing to an energetic crowd – hits from the 90s.
Community First supports ‘Bring a Doctor Home’ hockey tournament
The tournament brings Essar Steel employees, retirees, and volunteers together into organized teams to meet on the ice and raise money to support students from Sault Ste. Marie who are enrolled in the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.
Northern Credit Union Launches Interactive Game To Benefit Charities
Northern Credit Union (NCU) is launching today an online trivia game: True North Adventure. It will allow players to select and support local charities while they win points and strive for leaderboard glory.
Comtech Fire Credit Union supports Three Time World Champion
Comtech Fire Credit Union Is Proud to Support Kevin Frost – Three Time World Champion Canadian Deaf-blind speed skater. He has given over 275 motivational talks around the world and during his spare time, he volunteers for missions in 3rd World countries.
Alterna commits $150,000 to empower young leaders
Alterna Savings and Alterna Bank (Alterna) are proud to announce a deepening of their commitment to Enactus Canada, the country’s largest student leadership development organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve people’s livelihoods.
Luminus Financial recognized for Remit Now, Pay Later Program
Luminus saw a great opportunity to better service the growing Filipino community. The Remit Now, Pay Later program seeks to provide them with peace of mind, knowing their money will get to their loved ones securely at any time of day or night.
Meridian’s Commitment to Communities: The Sean Jackson Scholarship
Burlington resident Kevin Han was Meridian’s 2016 scholarship recipient. As a high school student, he initiated change in his school and neighbourhood where he applied his skills in relationship-building, tutoring and design to make his community a better place.
DUCA helps build a Solar Powered Village
DUCA Financial Services Credit Union Ltd. and the Christian Children Foundation of Canada have partnered to fund a mechanized, solar-powered borehole well, establishing dry season gardens, and installing home-based solar lights to 100 households.
Helping homeless youth: PACE credit union in Covenant House Sleep Out
Dan Coldwell, CMO at PACE was one of the seventy business leaders that slept out last night as part of Covenant House 5th annual Toronto’s Executive Sleep Out. For one night, he gave up the comforts of his home and armed with only a sleeping bag and piece of cardboard.