Member News: Northwest Credit Unions Give Back to the Community
On Dec. 4, Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman recognized Inspirus Credit Union during a ceremony honoring Washington businesses for the exceptional work they have done for their communities.
Inspirus Credit Union Helps Homeless, Housing Insecure Students with School Supplies Giveback
Thousands of Northwest school students will attend class this year without a permanent place to call home. They may spend Monday night at a grandparent’s home, and Tuesday on the sofa at the home of an aunt or a close friend. They’re among a sad statistic school districts struggle to solve: the increasingly high number of homeless and “housing insecure” children.
Inspirus Credit Union donates $10,000 to support Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Science Education Partnership
This year, Inspirus Credit Union donated $10,000 to purchase equipment to support the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Science Education Partnership (SEP) program. For 26 years, the program has enabled scientists and researchers at Fred Hutch to collaborate with more than 500 biology teachers across Washington and impact more than 400,000 Washington students.
Inspirus Credit Union Helps Boost Graduation Rates for Nontraditional Students at Green River College, and Also Supports Marine-Research ORCA Program for Local High School Students
Inspirus Credit Union continues to showcase its education mission through its passionate support of local education programs.
Inspirus Credit Union recognized for giving back to education in Washington
Inspirus Credit Union was among seven award recipients for this year’s Healthy Community Corporate Champion Awards, hosted by the Puget Sound Business Journal in partnership with the Seattle Foundation.
Inspirus Commits $100K to Teachers for Supplies
Teachers spend $500-$1,000 of their own money each year to pay for supplies that help their students, according to the Education Market Association. Tukwila-based Inspirus Credit Union has announced $FundFriday as an answer.
Inspirus CU, State & Local Officials Team Up to Help Homeless Students
The effort sent $1,500 to support homeless students in the Tukwila School District, which has the highest rate of homeless students in King County.
Inspirus Donates $1,500 to Housing-Insecure Students in Tukwila School District
“I was deeply moved to witness Inspirus prove their commitment to education, and I am thankful for their acknowledgement and support of our McKinney-Vento students,” said Paraeducator and McKinney-Vento Liaison, Jonathan Houston. “This donation will allow us to provide specific academic supplements for them.”
NCUA Q4 Economic Report: Washington Loan Snapshot
Washington credit unions outperformed national averages in key categories that measure financial health.
Inspirus CU Hosts Second Flash Fund, Committing $35K to Local Schools
The credit union fully-funded 100 percent of the 29 teacher project requests posted, where funds for each project range from $ 200 to $ 3,342 for books, tablets, field trips and more.
Inspirus Opens New Lynnwood Branch
The third branch features interactive teller machines to serve members in Snohomish County.
$10,000 Donation From Inspirus Supports Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Internships
Inspirus Donates More Than $30,000 in Classroom Supplies to Spokane-Area Schools
Surprise donation supported projects and classroom supplies through DonorsChoose.org.
Inspirus Credit Union Helps Refugee Children Share Their Stories
With a generous donation, Inspirus Credit Union supported a diverse group of students at a Tukwila high school in sharing their Stories of Arrival.
School Employees Credit Union of Washington Becomes Inspirus Credit Union
The rebrand reflects the credit union’s recent expansion of its field of membership to everyone with a passion for education, and its continued commitment to its educational roots.