Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
CUNA celebrates first year of 'Unite for Good'
WASHINGTON (2/25/14)--It's the first anniversary of the "Unite for Good" campaign, CUNA's shared strategic vision in which Americans choose credit unions as their best financial partner, marked by the Credit Union National Association 2014 Governmental Affairs Conference.
 
CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney introduced "Unite for Good" during the 2013 CUNA GAC, when he described a vision rooted in credit unions' shared values, including collaboration, a focus on members, community involvement, and a dedication to financial well-being.
 
Since the launch of the "Unite for Good" campaign last year, credit unions have told hundreds of stories of building homes, collecting food and clothing, helping communities recover after natural disasters, and providing financial guidance during sequestration and government shutdowns.
 
During the opening general session of the 2014 CUNA GAC, outgoing CUNA Chairman Pat Wesenberg, president/CEO of Central City CU, Marshfield, Wis., highlighted examples of credit unions serving their communities.
 
"Service to our communities removes barriers by opening doors to a better understanding of what credit unions are all about," Wesenberg said. "It creates awareness through interaction with members and non-members."
 
During the GAC, CUNA is showcasing the progress of "Unite for Good." Stories from nearly 100 credit unions will be on display throughout the convention center. CUNA will also post "Unite for Good" visual storyboards and banners throughout the conference where advocates can take pictures and then explain how their credit union is taking action on the campaign.

In the GAC exhibit hall, CUNA is distributing "Unite for Good" materials and an updated "Unite for Good" action checklist.
 
Advocates can also post messages to social media using the #UniteforGood hashtag.
Other Resources

Unite for Good
RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Consumer spending is slumping #Market #Economy http://t.co/RI4HS68IuJ
9 hours ago
April is #NationalFinancialLiteracyMonth & @TheNCUA Chair Matz urges #creditunions to help members learn to manage/protect their finances.
10 hours ago
Fed. FI regulators' statmnts on compromised credentials/destructive malware #cybersecurity http://t.co/f4uTBDm1PU http://t.co/zP5Iw6VxZc
12 hours ago
Home prices rising faster than wages: @RealtyTrac #NewsNow #Market http://t.co/wa74mnw3Cu
14 hours ago
.@Nussle dropped by the @ACUMuseum recently. Read about his visit http://t.co/bYe8RRgYLP
14 hours ago