$20k raised for United Way

$20k raised for United Way

unitedwaydonation_checkBISMARCK, N.D. (December 1, 2016) – Capital Credit Union recently donated $20,129 to local chapters of the United Way in Bismarck and Fargo.

Each year, Capital Credit Union hosts an internal United Way campaign, giving employees the opportunity to donate to the United Way and receive a dollar-for-dollar match for their donations. This year, the credit union provided a match up to $10,000, which was eagerly met by the credit union’s employees.

“As we’ve seen time and time again, our employees rose to the occasion and met a challenge head on,” shared Capital Credit Union’s President and CEO, Debra Gallagher. “Their dollars, along with our credit union’s match, will make a real difference in our communities.”

The credit union continues to surpass its previous year’s totals for the amount of donations collected, noted Gallagher. Last year, employees raised $14,450 for the United Way, which was the credit union’s prior record amount of giving.

“Capital Credit Union is an important partner in United Way’s work to end hunger and generational poverty in our community,” shares executive director of the Missouri Slope Areawide United Way, Jena Gullo. “It takes people willing to raise their hands to get the job done. We couldn’t solve these problems and be here for our most vulnerable community members without you.”

Earlier this year, Capital Credit Union and Railway Credit Union employees volunteered for the United Way’s Day of Caring on Aug. 10 by cleaning out ditches along U.S. Highway 83 in north Bismarck. A total of 41 credit union employees volunteered between the two credit unions.

Photo cutline: Capital Credit Union employees present donation check to Jena Gullo, executive director of the MSA United Way.