Employees Donate over $3,000 in the “Spirit of Giving” this Holiday Season.

Kitchener-Waterloo, ON – From November 29 to December 3, 2021, ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union staff members were proud to once again take part in the “Spirit of Giving” campaign by donating over $3,000 to various community groups in Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge.

Through this annual charitable initiative, ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union staff members were each provided $100 to donate to a community group, organization or event that is important to them and helps make a difference in the community.

This year, ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union staff members supported over 20 organizations in our community, including:

• Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington
• Calvary Pentecostal
• Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation
• Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
• Cystic Fibrosis Canada – Kitchener-Waterloo District Chapter
• Family and Children Foundation
• Food Bank of Waterloo Region
• Food 4 Kids Waterloo Region
• Haven House
• House of Friendship
• Kids Ability
• KW Counselling Services Inc.
• KW Sertoma Club
• McMaster Children’s Hospital
• Ontario Christian Gleaners
• The Salvation Army
• The Working Centre
• Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council

To view photos and stories from the “Spirit of Giving” campaign, please visit ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more information:

Beth Ann Prince
Manager, Member Engagement & Community Investment
WFCU Credit Union
519-974-3100 ext 1290

About ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union:

ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union is a member-operated financial co-operative. We provide full financial services, including a comprehensive Wealth Management program, to members who share the principles of democratic ownership. Our primary focus is our members – not profits. That’s why we strive to provide lower or no service charges, higher investment rates, competitive loan rates, and innovative financial products and services. True to our commitment to our members and community, on October 1, 2020, Education Credit Union (ECU) joined its operations with WFCU Credit Union, becoming ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union, expanding service offerings to anyone living or working in the Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge region, and providing members with increased access to a wider range of market-leading banking options to further assist them with their financial goals. For more information, visit myECU.ca.

About WFCU Credit Union:

Based in Windsor and Essex County, WFCU Credit Union has been recognized as a leading, progressive financial institution since 1940. Proudly serving Ontario residents, community organizations, small businesses, commercial entities and public institutions for over 80 years, WFCU Credit Union is the sixth largest credit union in Ontario, and twentieth largest credit union in Canada. WFCU Credit Union operates nine retail locations in Windsor-Essex, as well as three retail locations in the Waterloo Region through ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union, and one digital entity, Omnia Direct. Through their various service channels, including online and mobile banking, telephone banking and ATM services, WFCU Credit Union and its divisions have become the financial institutions of choice for 58,163 members across Ontario, including 53,767 personal members in 25,249 households, 3,053 businesses and 1,343 organizations. Currently, WFCU Credit Union has $6.83 billion in Managed Assets and Member Service Totals of $9.3 billion. WFCU Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives and/or works in Ontario. For more information, please visit wfcu.ca.

December 2021