principle #7 (community)

Giving back to the community is an obligation. Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union believes it is a priority to give back to the communities where we do business while focusing on our members and their needs. Through programs like our Green Loans and Feel Good Checking non-profit partnerships, SMCU seeks to achieve a greater good through responsible corporate citizenship.


June 2nd, 2014

Southern-Themed Dinner & Auction for Chicken Soup Brigade

Support the Chicken Soup Brigade at our non-profit partner Lifelong AIDS Alliance’s Summer Supper. At this southern-themed event, you’ll enjoy a gourmet chicken dinner, mixed drinks, live bluegrass music, and live and silent auctions. All proceeds go towards supporting the Chicken Soup Brigade, who have exciting plans to move to a new Georgetown facility. The… (keep reading)

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March 10th, 2014

Central Co-op’s Rochdale Room Grand Opening

On Monday, February 10, Central Co-op hosted a happy hour event to celebrate the grand opening of their new Rochdale Room, a beautiful new space in the Central District. Susanna Schultz, Marketing Director, and Dan Arnett, General Manager, were on-hand to dedicate the room and share some of the history of the Rochdale Pioneers and… (keep reading)


March 4th, 2014

Join SMCU in Supporting March of Dimes

Nearly 9,000 babies are born prematurely each year in Washington State alone, putting fragile lives at risk and an indescribable hardship on their families. March of Dimes, a non-profit organization, supports these babies and their families financially, medically, and emotionally, as well as supporting research on premature births and birth defects to help prevent future… (keep reading)


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)


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)


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)


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)