City & County Credit Union Makes Impact in Community
Thursday, October 12, 2017
City & County Credit Union - ST. PAUL, Minn. (October 12, 2017) - Alongside 37 other Minnesota credit unions, City & County Credit Union gave back to the community on Monday, October 9th. City & County Credit Union employees pulled weeds, stocked food pantries and made blankets during its third-annual Impact Day.
“Impact Day is the perfect example of what City & County Credit Union strives to accomplish everyday – actively empower our members, in and outside of the credit union,” Patrick Pierce, CEO/President, explained. “By spending the day out in the community, we are able to go beyond serving our member’s financial needs and work towards building a stronger, more resilient community.’
In the morning, team members split into multiple groups to volunteer at a host of charitable organizations that City & County works with year-round. During the morning, City & County made the following impact:
- Made Blankets for Gillette Children’s Ronald McDonald House
- Sorted and packed food pantry boxes at the Open Door Pantry
- Cleaned up the grounds at the St. Paul YWCA including painting fences, pulling weeds and picking up trash
- Painted the interior walls at Lifetrack to give it a facelift
- Visited and played with youth at the St. Paul Salvation Army Child Development Center
- Cleaned and organized classrooms and the food pantry at the St. Paul Salvation Army
In the afternoon, City & County employees partnered with the City of St. Paul’s Park & Recreation Department to clean up Hamm Park – a neighborhood park 2 miles from City & County’s St. Paul Branch. During the park clean up, City & County employees pulled weeds, mulched flower beds, picked up trash, cut down invasive plants and raked leaves.
In total, 47 City & County Credit Union employees participated in Impact Day, volunteering a total of 282 hours and impacting 5 different community organizations.
About City & County Credit Union
City & County Credit Union is a cooperatively owned, not-for-profit credit union based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with more than 38,000 members and $508 million in assets. Founded in 1928 to serve the employees of Ramsey County and Saint Paul, City & County Credit Union now serves those who live, work, worship or attend school in Ramsey, Washington or Dakota County. To learn more, call (651) 225-2700 or visit www.cccu.com.