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International Credit Union Day


Every year, we celebrate International Credit Union Day and the spirit of the global credit union movement on the third Thursday of October.

It’s a great opportunity to focus on the good that credit unions do for their communities and why being a member is about more than simply banking. 

This day – that has been recognized since 1948 – and falls within National Co-op Week, is another way we highlight the co-operative principles that guide our institution. All co-operative organizations share a common set of principles.

This year’s theme is about empowering your financial future with a credit union.


Co-operative Principles

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​Voluntary and open membership

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Democratic member control

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Member economic participation

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Autonomy and independence

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Education, training, and information

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Co-operation among co-operatives

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Concern for Community


Our continued commitment

We’ve chosen to mark International Credit Union Day with another donation to local student nutrition programs - $230,000 – as we reaffirm our commitment to children and their education.

This year we’re celebrating the $2 million milestone in support as we continue to be guided by our co-operative principles and be there for those who need a hand. You can read the full media release here.