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November 25th, 2013

Holiday Toy Drive for Homeless Children

To help give back this holiday season, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union will be collecting donations for Wellspring’s annual toy drive. Drop off your donation through December 19th, 2013 at any SMCU branch location. What should I donate? New clothes, all sizes from infant to teen Gift cards (Target, Safeway, Fred Meyer, etc.) New, unwrapped toys… (keep reading)

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November 21st, 2013

Meet our 2014 Feel Good Checking Partners!

Over the last four weeks, you nominated more than 30 non-profit organizations to be our 2014 Feel Good Checking partners. SMCU reviewed each one of these amazing organizations and narrowed it down to a list of 21 finalists, including our 2013 partners who were up for re-election. The finalists went before a public vote to… (keep reading)

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November 1st, 2013

Checking for Change: VOTE NOW for our 2014 Feel Good Checking partners!

Over the past two weeks, you have nominated more than 30 local non-profits. After reviewing all of these incredible organizations, we have narrowed it down to 21 finalists, including our current partners who are up for re-election, to be in the running to become one of SMCU’s seven 2014 Feel Good Checking® partners. To choose… (keep reading)

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October 15th, 2013

Now Accepting Nominations for our 2014 Feel Good Checking Partners!

SMCU was founded on Seven Principles, one of which is giving back to the communities we serve. One way we give back is through Feel Good Checking™. For every Feel Good Checking account opened, we donate $20 to one of our seven non-profit community partners, who are chosen each year by SMCU and members of… (keep reading)

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October 14th, 2013

SMCU Day of Service

To demonstrate Cooperative Principle #7 (giving back to the community) and celebrate Co-op Month, SMCU employees spent Columbus Day volunteering at nine local non-profit organizations, including Mary’s Place, Lifelong AIDS Alliance, Full Life Care, and Food Lifeline. Shown is SMCU CEO, Richard Romero, and a Food Lifeline employee presenting our team with a certificate for… (keep reading)

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May 2nd, 2013

SMCU Wants to Sponsor You to Volunteer for WBW

Are you a business professional interested in enhancing your leadership skills while helping to prepare the next generation for the working world? If so, SMCU and Washington Business Week (WBW) may have just the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. This summer SMCU will be sponsoring one person to be a Company Advisor at one of… (keep reading)

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March 6th, 2013

Get Ready for Spring at Seattle Tilth’s Edible Plant Sale

Our partners at Seattle Tilth are kicking off the spring gardening season in style with their Edible Plant Sale. In addition to shopping the huge selection of organically, sustainably, and locally grown veggies, you can also purchase seeds, supplies, fruit trees, and more. When: Saturday, March 16 from 9am to 3pm Where: Pacific Market Center… (keep reading)