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SELCO Members Raise $15,000 for Oregon Charities

Press Release

February 14, 2018—SELCO Community Credit Union and Its Members Raise $15,000 for Oregon Charities in Month of January

Fifteen worthy nonprofits were beneficiaries of the months-long SELCO Cheer drive

(EUGENE, Ore.) — SELCO Community Credit Union and its members raised $15,000 for worthy charities across Oregon during its month-long SELCO Cheer member appreciation event, which ended on Jan. 31. Throughout the month, SELCO members were randomly selected to receive $100, and then pick a local charity from a predetermined list to receive a matching $100.

The list included 15 charities, each representing the communities SELCO serves. In the Eugene/Springfield area, 

Jasper MountainFOOD for Lane County, and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life received a combined $8,100.

“The SELCO Cheer member appreciation event gives us an opportunity to not only thank our members, but get their help in directing SELCO donations to charities that make a difference in our communities,” said Laura Illig, Vice President of Marketing.

About SELCO Community Credit Union:
Founded more than 80 years ago by a group of fiscally minded teachers, Eugene-based SELCO Community Credit Union now serves more than 133,000 members as the third largest Oregon-based credit union. A not-for-profit, federally insured, member-driven financial cooperative with more than $1.5 billion in assets, SELCO is able to provide its member-owners with exceptional rates and low fees on a full range of financial products and services, including banking, mortgages, personal and business loans, investments, and insurance. Membership is open to anyone who lives or works in the 26 Oregon counties SELCO serves. For more information, or to become a member today, stop by one of SELCO’s 16 branches, call 800-445-4483, or visit selco.org.

Contacts


Colleen Thompson, SELCO, 541-686-5395cthompson@selco.org
Justin Yax, DVA Advertising & PR, 541-389-2411justin@dvaadv.com

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