CU4Kids 2012 Kick off Breakfast
Friday, 10 February 2012 15:38

Media Contact
Joy Audet
602.688.4569


  Children’s Miracle Network kicked off 2012 with Credit Unions for Kids at Phoenix Children’s Hospital with One Darn Cool School.
 
Phoenix, AZ (02/09/2012) – Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) hosted a breakfast for Arizona’s credit unions on February 8, 2012 to kick off 2012 and honor the support that credit unions have shown throughout 2011 and in years past.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital presented awards to the top five fundraising credit unions and another to the credit union with the highest increase in fundraising.  Desert Schools Federal Credit Union raised an impressive $329,280.  Followed by Arizona Central Credit Union at $26,577, TruWest Credit Union with $25,000, followed by First Credit Union with $8,550 and Mountain West Credit Union Association with $8,000.
 
Funds raised by Phoenix credit unions support One Darn Cool School, an accredited K-12 school located within Phoenix Children’s Hospital and available to all PCH patients from admittance through school reentry and more.
Arizona’s credit unions raised a total of $429,000 in 2011 and have raised more than $4 million since 1994 through Credit Unions for Kids for Children’s Miracle Network, supporting both Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Tucson Medical Center.
Photos from the event can be viewed on Facebook.

About the Mountain West Credit Union Association
The Mountain West Credit Union Association is the regional tri-state trade association representing 154 member credit unions, 3.2 million credit union members and $29 billion in assets throughout Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming.  Not-for-profit in nature, credit unions provide low cost financial services to their members.  Founded in 2011, the Mountain West Credit Union Association serves and supports member credit unions through advocacy, communications, community outreach, education & training, operations, public affairs and regulatory & compliance services. The Mountain West Credit Union Association is affiliated with Credit Union National Association (CUNA), World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), and CUNA Mutual Group. 

xxxx