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.

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August 19th, 2013

Win 2 Tickets to the 7th Annual SLEE Dinner

SMCU is proud to be a sponsor of the Community Alliance for Global Justice’s 7th Annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) Dinner. In addition to emphasizing the importance of sustainable food, this year’s dinner and silent auction celebrates food service workers and their accelerating struggle for better conditions. Details Date: Saturday, September 7th, 2013 Time:… (keep reading)

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July 26th, 2013

Join SMCU at KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural

Join SMCU at Concerts at the Mural, a series of free concerts at the Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheatre. Stop by our table for a chance to win a $100 coffee gift card and to get other cool prizes while supplies last.

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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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April 18th, 2013

We’d Love to Hear from You!

SMCU is present on several social media channels where we demonstrate the 7 Cooperative Principles. We provide financial education, show support for fellow co-ops and causes in the Seattle area, and share information about anything from current promotions to community events. We also like to keep in touch with all of our members. Join us… (keep reading)

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April 17th, 2013

Total Reclaim: A Solution to e-Waste

You wake up on Monday morning to the persistent beeping of your phone alarm. You hit snooze a few times, then check your Facebook notifications before getting ready for the day. During your morning commute on the bus, you listen to music on your iPod while reading on your Kindle. When you get to work,… (keep reading)

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April 17th, 2013

The Evolution of Miles Per Gallon

Ten or twenty years ago, what did you think transportation in the year 2013 would be like? We might not have flying cars or teleportation devices, but we do have high-tech, fuel-efficient vehicles to help keep our Pacific Northwest air fresh and clean. Some of the most popular hybrid-electric cars released this year reach up… (keep reading)

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April 15th, 2013

Switch to eStatements and You Could Win a Year of Netflix

April is Green Month at SMCU, and we’re encouraging all of our members to cut down on environmental impact. It goes without saying that eStatements are more environmentally friendly than paper statements. No trees, no electricity-heavy paper production processes, and no discarded statements mistakenly placed in the trash (or even recycled, which uses electricity). The… (keep reading)