See what Alabama Teachers Credit Union is up to in your neck of the woods. We're doing our best to make a difference across Northeast Alabama. Some of our favorite highlights include:
Toy Drive 2012
November-December 2012: All Alabama Teachers Credit Union offices accepted toy donations on behalf of local charities. Toys were picked up and disbursed to help local families and their children during the holiday season.
American Heart Association's 2012 Northeast Alabama Heart Walk
October 27, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union sponsored and participated in the Northeast Alabama Heart Walk. With the help of fundraising efforts by local businesses and team members, over $73,000 has been raised. Thank you to the American Heart Association for helping to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
September's National Library Card Sign-Up month at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County
October 17, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union presented Anniston High School with a check for $1500 for books for the school's library. Anniston High School had the most votes in September's National Library Card Sign-Up month at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County. Thank you to Dr. Sherron Jinadu, Prinicipal; Becky Brown, School Librarian; and Teresa Kiser, Director of the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County.
Family Care Center Charity Golf Tournament
September 20, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union sponsored and participated in an annual fundraiser for the Family Care Center. The Family Care Center is a local non-profit organization that raises money to feed families in need. Over $3000 was raised and will go toward purchasing food for their families at their Hokes Bluff location.
September 8, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union's Anniston branch participated in the Superman 5k to help raise money for the Kevin Thompson Memorial Fund. The event was held at Wellborn Elementary School where Kevin Thompson taught school. Several ATCU employees participated by running the 5k, while others provided cold water at the finish line! All money raised will go to the school to help students with school supplies.
August 4, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union's Oxford branch participated in an annual fundraiser for the Cerebral Palsy Center of Calhoun County 5k. Over $8,000 was raised for the research for Cerebral Palsy.
Relay for Life of Etowah County
2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union offices raised over $5,300 for the 2012 Relay for Life of Etowah County. We'd like to say thanks to all staff and members who contributed their time for the event.
Junior Achievement of Northeast Alabama
04/16/12 — 04/23/12: The Junior Achievement program was presented by Alabama Teachers Credit Union volunteers to 1st graders at Adams Elementary. Junior Achievement is a partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers -- all working together to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. JA's hands-on, experiential programs teach the key concepts of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to young people all over the world. Thank you to Mrs. Brooks, Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Fincher for your dedication, empowering your students with the knowledge of financial skills!
Alabama Teachers is happy to help non-profit groups and their fund raising efforts in communities surrounding our branch offices whenever possible. Because we have several offices in our communities, many requests are received each week. We ask that you follow our guidelines and provide us with advanced notice.
Again, thank you for considering Alabama Teachers when planning your event. We appreciate opportunities to sponsor worthy causes throughout the communities that we serve. Good luck with your activities!