We believe in giving back to our community. Alabama Teachers employees and volunteers work to provide credit union resources to consumers through financial education, event participation, and sponsorships. We are dedicated to the credit union philosophy of "people helping people" and are committed to our members as we all teach — and learn — together.

Some highlights of our community commitment include:

  • International Credit Union Day
  • First Friday, Downtown Gadsden
  • Centre Fall Festival and Kids Fun Run
  • Northeast Alabama Heart Walk - American Heart Association
  • Superman 5k
  • Kickoff Classic for the Kids Golf Tournament
  • Relay for Life
  • Noble Street Festival

Our Commitment

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.

Donations Guidelines Request Form

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!

Thunder on the Mountain

July 4, 2019

Location: Birmingham, AL

For decades, Thunder on the Mountain has been hailed as one of the largest and most extravagant Independence Day traditions in the state of Alabama—and this year will be no exception. On July 4 at 9 p.m., Thunder on the Mountain will once again illuminate the skies above Birmingham’s beloved iron man, Vulcan.

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Oxford Freedom Festival

July 4, 2019

Location: Oxford, AL

This annual event has something for everyone with a patriotic parade, tricycle and bicycle races, pet shows, free carnival games and more. The highlight of the day is the amazing fireworks display at 9:00 p.m.

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First Friday: July

July 5, 2019

Location: Gadsden, AL

First Friday is the place to be in historic downtown Gadsden. Broad Street will be closed from 1st - 7th Streets at 4:00pm and classic cars will start rolling in. The event is from 6:00 - 9:00pm with entertainment at five different locations up and down Broad Street. This free event is family friendly and there is something for everyone!

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Mountain Lakes Triathlon

July 13, 2019

Location: Guntersville, AL

Sprint Distance Triathlon - 600 yard swim, 16.2 mile bike and 3 mile run Endurance Distance Triathlon - 1 mile swim, 32.4 mile bike and 8 mile run Youth - Splash and Dash.

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8th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival

August 17, 2019

Location: Gadsden, AL

Paddling together makes for great results! All proceeds benefit Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity’s mission to build simple, decent, affordable housing for partnership families.

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Druid City Music Festival

August 23, 2019 to August 24, 2019

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL

The Mercedes-Benz Druid City Music Festival is thrilled to release its full festival lineup for Saturday’s main stage extravaganza taking place in Government Plaza in the heart of downtown Tuscaloosa. Appearing alongside the previously announced GrAystone, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, CBDB, and Southern Avenue will be TAUK, Break Science, Turkuaz, Blackberry Smoke & Big Boi. Concert-goers will be able to experience live music in beautiful downtown Tuscaloosa in this two-day event. This event is the first of its kind in Tuscaloosa, and it will provide a unique and memorable experience for attendees.

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Third Thursday at the Water Wall

Until September 19, 2019

Location: Gadsden, AL

Are you ready to get outside and enjoy some great music? Join us at the Water Wall the third Thursday of each month from May - September. Bring your cooler, your dinner, your lawn chair and your dancing shoes for a fun night of family entertainment!

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