Mississippi Credit Union Community News – March 27, 2024

Credit Unions Collaborate to Host Community Easter Egg Hunts

Credit unions in the Jackson area and the Meridian area worked together to host a day of fun for their respective communities.  Meridian credit unions hosted an Easter Egg Hunt on March 16 and Jackson credit unions hosted an Easter Egg Hunt on March 23.

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2024 Credit Union-Sponsored Shred + Med Disposal + Device Disposal Days Schedule Announced

The credit unions of Mississippi are pleased to again partner with the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office to host shred days across the state.  The events help Mississippians protect themselves against ID Theft by shredding documents with sensitive information.  They also provide the opportunity to safely dispose of medications and personal electronic devices.

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Credit Union Youth Month Celebration Toolkit Available

During the month of April, credit unions across the country celebrate National Credit Union Youth Month and National Financial Literacy Month!

A complete Credit Union Youth Month promotional toolkit is available at no charge and includes marketing ideas, banners, posters, logos, coloring sheets, crossword puzzle, and social media graphics.

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Magnolia FCU Supports Community’s Food Drive, Charitable Run

In March, Magnolia FCU volunteered with Extra Table’s March of the Mayors, a food drive dedicated to stocking local food pantries with essential boxes of food for families in need. The credit union also sponsored Run the Rainbow for Children’s and served as course marshals.

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1st Mississippi Helps Students Discover Careers with Credit Unions

1st Mississippi FCU participated in an event at Crestwood Elementary School to help raise awareness about the numerous career paths within the Credit Union Industry.

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Mutual Credit Union Provides Grant to the Jacqueline House African American Museum

The Mutual Credit Union Charitable Foundation awarded the Jacqueline House African American Museum, which is the only Black History Museum in Vicksburg, a $5,000 grant to help with building restoration and making their space ADA compliant.

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Keesler Federal Contributes to local charitable organizations

Keesler Federal Credit Union provided $4,000 in support of the Feed My Sheep organization, a compassionate, faith-driven initiative committed to offering sustenance to individuals experiencing homelessness, those confined to their homes, and others in need within the community.

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In addition, the credit union supported Trinity Outreach Corp – If My People, a servant ministry dedicated to meeting the essential needs of any individual that is experiencing a homeless situation by providing food, clothing, paper goods, and hygiene needs in Jackson County.

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Ferguson FCU hosts 2nd Blood Drive

Ferguson Federal Credit Union hosted a 2nd blood drive on March 13 benefiting Mississippi Blood Services. The credit union also held a blood drive on February 21.‎

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Keesler Federal Credit Union Partners with Saints, Pelicans as Official Credit Union of the Teams

“This partnership is a perfect fit for Keesler Federal, and we are thrilled to become the only official credit union partner of these great teams,” said Andy Swoger, Keesler Federal President and CEO. “Our footprints in the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama markets align, and this partnership will allow us to expand our brand to the regional communities we serve and engage in community endeavors with these NFL and NBA organizations.”

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