This morning, long before they would normally be working, the SMCU Cooperators assembled at the downtown offices of SMCU. They boarded a shuttle in the pre-dawn rain and rode to the offices of News Talk 97.3 KIRO FM to answer phones for the 22nd Annual Foster Child Holiday Magic radiothon. In all, more than 20… (keep reading)
On Thursday, December 9, News Talk 97.3 KIRO FM will be presenting a 14-hour radiothon to benefit Treehouse. The Foster Children Holiday Magic radiothon will be broadcast from 5am to 7pm. During that time, listeners can call in to make donations, which Treehouse uses to buy holiday gifts for foster children who might not otherwise… (keep reading)
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are more than 423,000 foster children in the United States who are waiting to be adopted1. Treehouse makes a difference in their lives by helping with school, fulfilling key material needs and paying for extras that are, for most kids, just a regular part… (keep reading)
Monday was Columbus Day, a federal holiday when many financial institutions are closed. SMCU branches were also closed on Columbus Day, but SMCU employees were still hard at work demonstrating the seventh cooperative principle, giving back to the community.
SMCU employees and their families spent the morning of Saturday, July 10th, at the Food Lifeline distribution center in North Seattle helping re-pack food collected by letter carriers during the National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive. As part of SMCU’s involvement in Food Lifeline’s “Food Frenzy” Summer Funds Drive, SMCU volunteers arrived at 9:00am,… (keep reading)
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)