WESTconsin Credit Union Receives Grant to Support Local Organizations
Western, WI— WESTconsin Credit Union is pleased to announce their receipt of a $15,000 grant to benefit three area organizations. The grant is provided by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLB Chicago) Targeted Impact Fund, which provides members with funds to support relief efforts for populations hardest-hit by COVID-19 as well as to promote equity and opportunity for communities of color.
Cupboard & Closet, the Hunger Prevention Council of Pierce County, and the Amery Area Food Pantry will receive $5,000 each to support their efforts. Stephanie Rasmussen, WESTconsin Credit Union Chief Experience Officer stated, “WESTconsin is very excited to partner with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago to provide these much-needed funds to three area organizations.” She continues, “as the pandemic continues to affect Northwestern Wisconsin, we know many people are impacted and hope these funds help bring relief to those experiencing hardships.”
WESTconsin Credit Union has been serving members since 1939, and membership is open to anyone who lives or works in the Wisconsin counties of Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Sawyer, Taylor, Trempealeau, and Washburn, or the Minnesota counties of Anoka, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Isanti, Ramsey, Wabasha, and Washington, with a $5 minimum deposit in a Membership Savings Account. Credit unions are financial institutions owned by their accountholders, and member funds are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) up to at least $250,000.