FSU Credit Union Donates More Than $14,000 to Local Charities

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The donation campaign began in July and keeps with the credit union’s philosophy.

In the spirit of the holiday season, and following the credit union philosophy of "people helping people," auto loans (new, used or refinanced) taken out at FSU Credit Union directly benefit a local charitable organization.

FSU Credit Union donates $10 per eligible auto loan to a local charity of the month. The win-win partnership allows members get a loan with a great rate, saving them money on interest, and money to be given back to the community. A different local charity is selected each month by FSU Credit Union employees. The campaign, “Borrow 4 Less. Give Back More,” started in July. Since its inception, more than $14,000 has been donated.

The following are the chosen charities for each month along with the donation amounts:

  •     July 2013    American Heart Association    $3070
  •     August 2013     American Cancer Society     $3350
  •     September 2013     Elder Care Services     $2710
  •     October 2013     CU4Kids (Children's Miracle Network)     $2850
  •     November 2013     Children's Home Society     $2440
  •     December 2013     Leon County Humane Society     TBA

Complete details can be found online at http://www.fsucu.org. Photos are also online at http://www.fsucu.org/promo/communityimpactpromotion2013.asp.

Florida State University Credit Union strives to be an active partner in the community. They recognize that practicing good corporate citizenship supports the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.” Furthermore, it helps raise the overall level of social and economic well-being of those in the community, helps to strengthen ties within the community, and better positions the credit union to reach out and serve - as only credit unions can - those people in greatest need of affordable financial services.

About the company:
Florida State University Credit Union offers a full range of financial services, including personal and business banking needs. Florida State University Credit Union's mission is to "maximize members' financial well-being" and their board, management team and staff consistently strive to offer competitive products and excellent service to those consumers choosing an innovative alternative to conventional banking. Florida State University Credit Union continues to operate as a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative with locations in Leon, Taylor and Wakulla counties in addition to 5,000+ shared service locations nationwide.

Membership is open to Florida State University fans, family and friends to include students, faculty, alumni and individuals living or working in Leon, Gadsden, Taylor or Wakulla County. FSUCU provides traditional business accounts and checking accounts. They also offer their members the ability to apply for Visa credit cards, automobile loans, and home equity loans. Visit Florida State University Credit Union website at http://www.fsucu.org to learn more.

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