WECU Donates $31,511 to Local Non-profits During Third Quarter

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Submitted by WECU
Whatcom Educational Credit Union made $31,511.75 in donations in October 2015 to the following organizations:

  • Arthritis Foundation -Jingle Bell Run $2,000.00
  • Alzheimer Society of WA -Miles for Memories sponsor $400
  • Bellingham Assumption -Community Meal Program Purchase food and supplies $1,300
  • Bellingham Lions Club $300
  • Bellingham Public Schools -Migrant Summer School Program/supplies $500
  • Bellingham Public School Foundation -Hungry Minds Breakfast Sponsor $1,000
  • Bloodworks Northwest -Platelet collection machine for Bellingham Donor Center $2,500
  • A.S.T. (Interfaith program) -Purchase basic food $2,100
  • Cascade Connections -Mannequins for CPR/First Aid $1,348.75
  • Common Threads Farm -Urban bike trailers $1,083
  • Ferndale Boys & Girls Club -Sponsor fundraiser $500
  • Ferndale Community Meal Program -Program support $1,000
  • Ferndale Community Resource Center -Office support $1,000
  • Ferndale PD and Blaine Sector Border Patrol -Ferndale L.E.F.T. 5k Sponsor $400
  • HonorWorks -Native American Heritage Day Concert $500
  • Kendall Elementary -Shoes/socks for low?income students $1,000
  • Kulshan Community Land Trust -Homeownership programs $1,000
  • Love, INC -Financial coaching program $1,000
  • Lydia Place -Transitional Housing Program $1,000
  • Lynden Raspberry Festival -Lynden Raspberry Festival 5k $160
  • Baker Imaging -Mammography sponsorship $270
  • Northwest Youth Services -Vocational Readiness Program $2,500
  • Opportunity Council -50th Anniversary Event?Early Learning Video $2,500
  • Opportunity Council -Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive support $1,000
  • RE Sources -REvision Division $1,000
  • Scholarships -3 different scholarships for a total of $3,000
  • Whatcom Middle School -Special Needs and At?Risk program $500
  • Work Opportunities -Run, Walk & Roll 5k fundraiser $650

WECU has a strong commitment to the needs of our community. We strive to support education, health and community concerns.

Requests for monetary donations must be made through an application process. The next deadline is November 6, 2015. Applications and further information about the Social Responsibility Committee is available at www.wecu.com or by contacting Maya Hartford by email at maya.hartford@wecu.com.

With over 76,500 members, WECU is Whatcom County’s largest member-focused, nonprofit financial cooperative, serving all residents of Whatcom County.


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