80 Acts of Kindness
Celebrating 80 Years of Empowering Members
This year marks the Credit Union's 80th Anniversary and we are teaming up with Entercom Radio to celebrate by launching our 80 Random Acts of Kindness campaign in St. Louis!
Various radio hosts from Y98, NOW 96.3, 102.5 KEZK, FM NewsTalk 97.1, and KMOX have helped us act on this campaign that began in February. Check out what we've been up to below:
Thursday, February 14 - SMM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
Kasey from NOW 96.3 helped kickoff the campaign by donating coloring books, art supplies, stuffed animals, and more to the kiddos at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.
You can help too!! Donate to this great cause by visiting their website.
Friday, February 15 - Hardee's Rise and Shine Heat Up St. Louis
Annie Frey from FM NewsTalk 97.1 helped contributed to our campaign by partaking in Heat Up St. Louis - a charity focused on helping to warm up the homes of those struggling to pay their heating bills. The overall campaign raised over $500,000! Wow!!
Wednesday, February 20 - Gateway Pet Guardians
Debbie Monterrey participated by dropping off supplies and donations at Gateway Pet Guardians, a local shelter that rescues stray animals and adopts them out to new homes. Debbie may have also snuck some quick play time in with the animals as well!!
Saturday, February 23 - Avery Elementary School
Greg Hewitt from KEZK hosted a Trivia Night and Auction for Avery Elementary in Webster Groves to help raise funds for new technology to enhance student learning. Way to go Greg!!
Tuesday, March 5 - Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
The Credit Union hosted a blood drive for its employees and members in which 16 brave ones gave blood! A big thank you to Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center for assisting us.
Tuesday, March 12 - Junior Achievement
Credit Union employees dedicated part of their work day to teaching and empowering students at Adams Elementary the importance on financial literacy. We thank Junior Achievement for helping us make this day possible.
Tuesday, April 2 - St. Louis Area Foodbank
Credit Union employees spent the past month collecting canned goods to deliver to the local foodbank in St. Louis. We thank all who donated for this great cause!
Monday, April 22 - Earth Day
For Earth Day, we helped sponsor a St. Louis clean-up to help restore certain areas around the community. A big shoutout to our partners Goodwill and Brightside St. Louis for assisting us with this project.
Thursday, June 6 - St. Louis Fisher House
The Credit Union supports gatherings that support others. We hosted a golf tournament to help benefits our country's brave veterans and their families through the Fisher House.