Credit Union 1 Blog

5 Must-See Sights in Alaska

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jun 26, 2019 12:05:31 PM

Alaska is one of the most rugged and beautiful places on earth – and one of the best ways to appreciate the scenery is by BOAT! We have wide open waters, winding rivers and loads of lakes for recreation. Ready to dip your toes into boat ownership? Take a look at the amazing Alaskan sights you could explore anytime, from the helm of your very own vessel. It’s time to 🎵 set out on the sea for adventure! 🎵

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Topics: Community, Alaska, Trending

CU1 is Fundraising for Earthquake Relief

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Dec 12, 2018 11:52:41 AM

Families and homes from Anchorage to the Mat-Su Valley are in need of your help to recover from recent earthquake damage. To share #CU1LUV and help meet this urgent need in our communities, Credit Union 1 is raising funds for earthquake relief!

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Topics: Community, Alaska

Credit Union 1 Donates $20,000 to #GivingTuesday

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Nov 26, 2018 4:14:34 PM

 

Check out the following press release that announces Credit Union 1’s 2018 #GivingTuesday plans! Our employees will be distributing gifts, delivering donations and committing “random acts of kindness” throughout our state on November 27, 2018 – all to celebrate the spirit of giving and #CU1LUV with our fellow Alaskans.

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Topics: Community, Alaska

Feeding Hungry Families

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Nov 1, 2018 3:27:44 PM

 

Throughout November, in tandem with #CU1LUV Month, Credit Union 1 will be raising funds for the Food Bank of Alaska. This local organization helps provide healthy meals for families in need throughout our state! Since 1979, they have been securing donated food for nonprofit agencies to distribute to hungry Alaskans. By donating to the Food Bank of Alaska, you’ll help positively impact the fight against hunger right here in our state. Talk about sharing the #CU1LUV!

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Topics: Community, Alaska

Help Provide Safe, Stable Housing to Ill Alaskans

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Oct 1, 2018 8:40:20 AM

In October, Credit Union 1 is raising funds for the Alaska AIDS Assistance Association (Four A’s) and their efforts to support and empower people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. This association is also working toward the elimination of HIV infection and its stigma in all Alaskan communities. Four A’s currently provides services such as subsidized housing and medical care information, which allows ill Alaskans to pursue employment and vastly improve their circumstances!

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Topics: Community, Alaska

Help Boost Graduation Rates in Alaska

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jul 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Did you know that 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma? Alaskan youth are often at even higher risk of not graduating – which can impact their financial wellbeing for the rest of their lives. Help improve this frightening statistic and empower Alaskan youth with a donation to Junior Achievement of Alaska today!

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Topics: Giving Back, Community

Disaster Relief Depends on You

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jun 1, 2018 3:54:11 PM

Imagine waking up one day to a disaster that left you homeless, without food for your children or even shoes to protect them. A donation to the American Red Cross of Alaska helps families like yours survive life-changing events like this.

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Topics: Giving Back, Community

5 Ways to Shrink School Expenses

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Feb 1, 2018 12:38:53 PM

Lifelong learners, we salute you! We know that pursuing higher education is no easy task, and it can be even more intimidating on a limited budget.  However, you’re already a smart cookie for valuing education (high fives, BTW). Let’s work together to figure out the funding aspect with a few universal tips to shrink those school expenses:

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Topics: Community, Loans, Back to School

CU1 is Helping Even More Alaskans in 2018!

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jan 4, 2018 2:31:40 PM

Welcome to 2018, Alaska! Credit Union 1 is gearing up for a big year ahead, and a big part of this plan is to share even more heart-warming, life-changing #CU1LUV across our state. You’ll see us volunteering in your local communities, raising funds in our branches, and asking you directly about the ways we can help improve your life.

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Topics: Giving Back, Community

Give to Best Beginnings

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Aug 1, 2017 8:47:50 AM

Did you know that there are more than 100,000 children living in poverty in Alaska who own zero books? Together, we can change that statistic and improve the future for Alaskan youth!

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Topics: Community