non-profit articles


July 26th, 2010

New Beginnings for Domestic Violence Victims

Autonomy means having the ability and freedom to act in your own best interests. An autonomous person has the opportunity to improve their circumstances by making different choices today than they made yesterday. Many of us consider personal autonomy to be an inalienable human right. Sadly, some people have this right stripped from them because… (keep reading)

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July 12th, 2010

Summer Funds Drive: July 12-23

For thousands of children in Western Washington, summer can be a tough time. When school is out, free lunch programs are not available and organizations like SMCU’s partner, Food Lifeline, must step in to help. This summer, help us support Food Lifeline’s noble efforts by making a donation to our summer funds drive. We’ve set… (keep reading)


August 3rd, 2009

Meet Our Newest Partner, Amara

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is proud to announce a new partner to our Feel Good Checking community giving program. Amara is a Seattle-based nonprofit agency that is making a huge difference in the lives of Seattle families. Founded in 1921, Amara connects children in need of stable homes with parents who provide a loving family… (keep reading)