Biloxi, MS (05/13/22) — Jackson Area Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Jackson, MS, was recognized by the Mississippi Credit Union Association for promoting and advocating for the credit union movement through their support of credit union advocacy initiatives.
Initiatives in the Mississippi Credit Union Advocacy Award Program include support of credit union political action committees, participation in credit union advocacy programs and initiatives, and helping lawmakers understand the unique structure of credit unions and the benefits they provide to their member-owners and community.
Jackson Area Federal Credit Union employees were also recognized for their voluntary participation in the Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) Payroll Deduction Program (PRD), which helps support and defend the credit union movement.
Jackson Area Federal Credit Union was also recognized for being the top fundraiser last year for Credit Unions for Kids, a program through which credit unions support the children’s hospitals in the Children’s Miracle Network. During 2021, Jackson Area FCU raised more than $15,000 to benefit Children’s of Mississippi, the state’s only dedicated children’s hospital.