(Editor's note: the following information provided by the National Credit Union Foundation.)
The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) has activated the online disaster relief system CUAid.coop to raise money for credit union people affected by the wildfires in Colorado.
“The impact of the Colorado wildfires on the community is an immediate concern,” said Scott Earl, President/CEO of the Mountain West Credit Union Association. “With more than 32,000 people evacuated and 350 structures already destroyed, our thoughts and prayers go out to the communities in distress during these difficult times. The support of the credit union community and the National Credit Union Foundation through the activation of CUAid will be indispensable.”
Credit union supporters in every state can make donations through CUAid, which is secure website that accepts credit cards and includes information on wire transfers and mail donations (www.cuaid.coop). CUAid is the only program of its kind that enables credit union employees, volunteers, and members, as well as credit unions and state credit union foundations across the U.S., to contribute directly to support other credit union people.
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“100% donated through CUAid - every cent of every dollar - goes to credit union disaster relief,” said Christopher Morris, NCUF Director of Communications. “We encourage credit union leaders all across the country to use CUAid.coop as a channel to collect donations from their employees, volunteers, and members.”
As donations are posted through CUAid.coop, NCUF will coordinate with the Mountain West Credit Union Association to distribute money efficiently to credit union employees and members in the affected areas.