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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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January 28th, 2013

52 Places to Volunteer in Seattle

In 2011, 34% of Washington residents volunteered, ranking us 9th in the country for Volunteering and Civic Engagement. Can you imagine what it would be like if 100% of residents volunteered? With just a few hours of your time each week, or even each month, you can help make our community a better place. Here… (keep reading)

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March 2nd, 2012

SMCU Sponsors Exciting Volunteer Opportunity

SMCU’s Feel Good Checking® partner, Washington Business Week, is looking for volunteers to be Company Advisors (CAs) for their fun and rewarding summer programs. This year SMCU will once again be sponsoring registration and on-campus lodging for one lucky CA volunteer mentor. What is Washington Business Week? Washington Business Week provides week-long opportunities for high… (keep reading)

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October 13th, 2011

Columbus Day Isn’t a Holiday for the Cooperators

Columbus Day was a federal holiday. That didn’t mean that SMCU employees took the day off, though. For a second year, the SMCU Cooperators took advantage of the day to spend time giving back to some wonderful local organizations.

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July 11th, 2011

Help Provide 1 Million Meals For Hungry Children This Summer

Hunger can affect anyone. According to Food Lifeline’s 2010 Hunger in America Study, More than 45% of the individuals using a food bank, meal program or shelter in Western Washington have some form of post-secondary education. Only 9% are actually homeless. 37% of the people Food Lifeline serves are children. 12% of the people Food… (keep reading)

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May 3rd, 2011

CUs Partner to Clean Up The Arboretum

To celebrate Earth Day 2011, staff and members from SMCU partnered with the same from Verity Credit Union to help clean up the Washington Park Arboretum. Directed by the Student Conservation Association, volunteers spent the day eradicating invasive species that can threaten the health of the Arboretum ecosystem, as well as a host of other… (keep reading)

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December 31st, 2010

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If you could change one thing about your credit union, what would it be? Every year, you as a member/owner of Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union get the opportunity to make a difference. Being a member of SMCU means you have the ability and responsibility to voice your opinions and help shape the landscape of your… (keep reading)