community partners

SMCU is proud to partner with several local organizations working to make our community a better place to live. You can help them by opening a new Feel Good CheckingTM account. When you do, SMCU will donate $20 to the partner of your choice. They get funds to continue their important work. You get a checking account with great benefits and the chance to be a member of a credit union that shares your principles.

To learn about the great work these groups are doing read below and visit their website by clicking on their logo.

PAWS PAWS is a champion for and dedicated to the welfare of all kinds of animals. They work to place companion animals into good homes, provide medical assistance and rehabilitation for injured and orphaned wildlife, shelter and adopt homeless cats and dogs, and to provide education to make a better world for both animals and people.
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Seattle Children's Theatre Since 1975, Seattle Children’s Theatre has provided children of all ages access to professional theatre, building a lifelong interest in the arts. Their programs focus on theatre education and empower young people to make new discoveries about themselves and the world around them.
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Youth In Focus Youth in Focus’s mission is to empower urban youth, through photography, to make positive choices for their lives. They provide free photography classes designed to build a sense of self-worth, social skills, artistic sensibility, and self-expression.
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ZWZ_Partner Zero Waste Washington is championing a responsible approach to the “stuff” we use and the resources that go into making it, and has been the catalyst for breakthrough waste prevention and recycling programs in Washington for over 30 years. They are now collaborating on a neighborhood sharing project to model zero waste at the community level and are working for more recycling of toxic or hard-to-manage products such as fluorescent lights, carpet, and children’s car seats.
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NewBeginnings_Partner New Beginnings′ mission is to provide shelter, advocacy and support for battered women and their children; and to change attitudes and social institutions that foster and perpetuate violence. They change attitudes and institutions that foster and perpetuate violence through violence prevention education in Seattle middle schools, community training, and outreach events.
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Lifelong AIDS Alliance Lifelong AIDS Alliance is an organization that empowers people living with or at risk of HIV or AIDS and other chronic conditions to lead healthier lives. They provide health insurance so people can get the care they need, cook and deliver healthy meals, and ensure people have a safe place to live.
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NWHarvest_Partner Northwest Harvest’s mission is to provide food to hungry people statewide in a manner that respects their dignity. They provide over 30 million pounds of food each year through 360 food banks, meal programs and schools.
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